Ayurveda Medicinal Plants for Treatment of Diabetes in Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur Region - A Review
Santosh Kumari Duppala*
Diabetes is a chronic disease which is affecting worldwide rapidly and number of people affected increasing gradually. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where a person has excessive rise in blood glucose level because it may be due to the cells which do not respond to insulin that is produced in the body or body does not produce required insulin so that prevents body to utilise glucose. As diabetes cannot be cured completely with allopathic medicines hence ayurvedic medicinal plants are commonly used for treatment of diabetes which does not have any side effects. There are several plants used for treatment of diabetes, these are nearly about 800 plants that are having medicinal value and show Anti-Diabetic potential. The lists of common medicinal plants which are used in the treatment of diabetes are as follows: Azadirachta indica, Ficus religiosa, Gymnema sylvestre, Allium sativum, Eugenia jambolana, Momordica charantia, Aloevera, Trigonella Foenum-graecum, Cinamomum cassia and Camellia sinesis. The present article gives detailed information about the various medicinal plants used in the treatment of diabetes which will also help in future studies.
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