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Exploring herbal solutions for diabetes.

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Author(s): A. K. Budhwani

Journal: Pharmacia
ISSN 0976-9692

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 29;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Psidium guajava | Allium sativum | Azadirachta indica | glibenclamide | alloxane

ABSTRACT
Azadirachta Indica (Neem), Psidium guajava (Amrud) and Allivum sativum (garlic) are herbal plants of medicinal value for treating various ailments, specially diabetes mellitus. Aqueous extracts of these plants are prepared for investigation of the blood glucose lowering affect and improvement in body weight in Alloxan induced diabetic fats. The results obtained are compared with known antidiabetic potent drug glibenclamide. This study clearly indicates the noteworthy antidiabetic activity of these plants and supports the traditional Herbal Drugs for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. The plant materials were in the study, Azadirchta Indica was more effective which decreased the blood glucose (25.54%) as compared with two other plant extracts used in this study i.e. Psidium Guajava (12.64%) and Allivum Sativum (9.54%) Daonil also decreased the blood glucose by (42.64%)..
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