Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants (Traditional Herbal Medicines for ModernPublisher: CRC
Number Of Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2005-11-02
Sales Rank: 1705173
ISBN / ASIN: 0415334640
There has been a steady scientific interest in the role of plants in treating diabetes mellitus. This volume presents an ethnopharmacological perspective of the role of plants in the treatment of diabetes and associated complications. The text provides guidance on methodology for those interested in carrying out research, and highlights those plants and phytochemical groups that are of particular significance or potential in this context. Chapters provide an overview of the features prevalence, and conventional treatment of diabetes mellitus, , give both a database summary and detailed descriptions of scientific studies carried out worldwide on anti-diabetic plants, and offer insight into methods for the discovery of new anti-diabetic agents.