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Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra) potential natural compound for prevention and management of Diabetes and diabetic induced hyperglycemia: Review

@article{Prabhune2017AbelmoschusE,
  title={Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra) potential natural compound for prevention and management of Diabetes and diabetic induced hyperglycemia: Review},
  author={Akash Gajanan Prabhune and Manu Sharma and Biwesh Ojha},
  journal={International Journal of Herbal Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={65-68}
}
The objective of this review is to evaluate the potential of Abelmoschus esculentus as a dietary agent in treatment of diabetes induced hyperglycemia. A comprehensive search of animal studies, human studies, and in-vitro assays published in scientific databases like Medline, Hub med, and printed manual scripts on herbal medicines in alternative medicine. Animal studies and in-vitro studies conducted have proved that Abelmoschus esculentus in form of Seeds, Peal, water soluble extracts and… 

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