TRADITIONAL HERBAL CURE OF DIABETES FOUND AMONG RURAL COMMUNITIES OF SULTANPUR DISTRICT (UTTAR PRADESH)

B. K. Singh

Abstract


The present investigation is based on 41 indigenous plant species belonging to 23 Angiospermic families found in Sultanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. These indigenous plants were used as traditional phytotherapies for the treatment of Diabetes. The rural inhabitants of the area classified these traditional phytotherapies on the basis of uses of various plant parts and method of their uses. Several traditional phytotherapies were investigated from the rural inhabitants of the area. Now a day, Diabetes is a global problem. So, the present study aims to the improvement of medicinal uses of indigenous plants of the selected areas for Diabetes and to know the traditional phytotherapy which provide the base for clinical research to study the active compounds present in such plants which are responsible for the antidiabetic effects.

Keywords


Traditional phytotherapy; Diabetes; Indegenous flora; Sultanpur

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