Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)
Antidiabetic plants in Madhya Pradesh, India
Author(s): Subodh Kumar Sahu
Abstract: Chitrakoot region is characterized by a rich floral diversity and an equally rich ethnomedicinal tradition. Herbal medicine is the dominant system of medicine practiced by the local tribes of this region for the treatment of diabetes during the course of the present studies it was found that 20 species of plants belonging to 18 Families are used as antidiabetic agents in the folk medicinal practices in the region and 81% of these plants are hitherto unreported as hypoglycemic agents. This finding may lead to serious research towards developing new and efficient drugs for diabetes.