Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2015)
A comprehensive review on ethno pharmacological antidiabetic potential of traditional ayurvedic plants of Bangladesh
Author(s): Abu Zaffar Shibly, Fatama Tous Zohora, Md. Shariful Islam, Md. Rafiad Islam
Abstract: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common and metabolic disorder throughout the world. In recent years, there have been various types of research and survey works are studied. Bangladesh is the land of beauty whereas the natural plants have exclusive medicinal ayurvedic activity against Insulin Dependent Diabetic Mellitus (IDDM) and Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetic Mellitus (NIDDM). Among many medications and other alternative medicines, several herbs have been known to cure and control diabetes; additionally they have no side effects. In the last few years, there has been an exponential growth in the field of herbal medicine and gaining popularity both in developing and developed countries because of their natural origin and less side effects. In this review work, we just figure out some potential herbal plants (25) antidiabetic activity in Bangladesh. A comprehensive review of the present paper is an attempt to list of the plants with anti-diabetic and related beneficial effects originating from different parts of world. History showed that medicinal plants have been used in traditional healing around the world for a long time to treat diabetes; this is because such herbal plants have hypoglycemic properties and other beneficial properties, as reported in scientific literature. This work enhanced the future researchers for further research on the potential use of medicinal plants having antidiabetic potential including hypoglycemic activity, insulin mimetic activity and antioxidant activity.
How to cite this article:
Abu Zaffar Shibly, Fatama Tous Zohora, Md. Shariful Islam, Md. Rafiad Islam. A comprehensive review on ethno pharmacological antidiabetic potential of traditional ayurvedic plants of Bangladesh. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2015; 4(1): 107-112.