Plant Secondary Metabolites of Pharmacological Significance in Reference to Diabetes Mellitus: An Update

@article{Gupta2018PlantSM,
  title={Plant Secondary Metabolites of Pharmacological Significance in Reference to Diabetes Mellitus: An Update},
  author={N. Gupta and Tejovathi Gudipati and G. Prasad},
  journal={International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={7},
  pages={3409-3448}
}
Medicinal plants are the most important source of life saving drugs and since ancient time the plant based medicinal products have been known to mankind. Primary health care needs of more than 70-80% of world‟s population basically come from traditional herbal products (Fransworth et al., 1991). Ayurveda has described about 5000 years old rich heritage of plants and their use in the treatment of various human ailments as alternative medicine. It is estimated that about 7,500 plants are used in… Expand
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