International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Diabetology | Saudi Arabia | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021

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

Nawaf Abdulmohsen Bin Swedan | Maysah G. Amer | Asirvatham Alwin Robert [5]

Abstract: 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.

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

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,

Pages: 1294 - 1297

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