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The Role of Herbal Medicines in the Treatment of Diabetes: A Short Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 1294-1297

Keywords : Diabetes; treatment; herbal; hypoglycemia risk; Saud Arabia;

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The metabolic disorder, Diabetes Mellitus (DM), is rapidly growing to bea grave global concern. Despite the development of several synthetic drugs, none of these molecules have been able to effect a total cure. The intake of certain synthetic agents on a continuous basis sometimes results in serious side effects, inducing a persistent demand for non - toxic, inexpensive drugs. Throughout human history, traditional treatments have proven to be highly valued as a medicinal source. From recent studies, herbal extracts have been shown to offer some degree of protection against the diabetes mellitus - related complications. This review discusses some herbal drugs that are effective in the treatment, as well as prevention of complications arising from diabetes.

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