Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2016)
Management of metabolic syndrome by some herbs ethnic to western Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh
Author(s): Hitender Sharma and Sunil Kumar
Abstract: Metabolic syndrome along with diabetes and obesity increase individual susceptibility for myocardial infarction. Postprandial hyperglycemia and triglyceridemia have been contemplated as risk factor for cardiovascular disorders in diabetic, obese and metabolic syndrome individuals. Inhibition of gastrointestinal carbohydrate and lipid digesting enzymes has been popular strategies for their management and has increased the interest identification of novel, effective and safer agents. In the present study we have evaluated in-vitro α-amylase, α-glucosidase, and pancreatic lipase inhibition potential some novel medicinal herbs of Western Himalayan region ethnic to Hilly region of Himachal Pradesh. Present study has identified some potential herbs for the further study.
How to cite this article:
Hitender Sharma and Sunil Kumar. Management of metabolic syndrome by some herbs ethnic to western Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2016; 5(3): 192-195.