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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.3, No. 5)

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Page : 415-422

Keywords : diabetes; Allopathic drugs; Natural herbs; antidiabetic activity.;

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The present study was based on Diabetes, its cure using natural herbs over allopathic drugs. Diabetes occurs world-wide and the incidences of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are rising; it is estimated that, in the year 2000, 171 million people had diabetes, and this is expected to double by 2030. Despite the use of advanced Allopathic drugs for the treatment, use of herbal remedies is gaining higher importance because of Allopathic drugs have drawbacks and limitations. Natural herbs have been highly esteemed source of medicine throughout the human history. They are widely used today indicating that herbs are a growing part of modern high-tech medicine. The herbal drugs with anti diabetic activity are extensively formulated commercially because of easy availability, affordability and less side effects as compared to the synthetic anti diabetic drugs. The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed 21,000 plants, which are used for medicinal purposes around the world. A list of medicinal plants with proven anti diabetic and related beneficial effects and of herbal drugs used in treatment of diabetes is compiled. Thus, this review article undertake the attempt for providing updated information on the type of diabetes and herbal formulations which will enhance the existing knowledge of the researchers. Keywords: diabetes ; Allopathic drugs; Natural herbs; antidiabetic activity.

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