Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Medicinal Plants Used in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus 2015


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1University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

2Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria

3Cape Peninsula University, Cape Town, South Africa

4University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

5University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

6Moulay Ismail University, Errachidia, Morocco


Medicinal Plants Used in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus 2015

Description

The use of plants in medicine is an age-long practice in various parts of the globe for both preventive and curative purposes. Several warnings have been issued over lack of quality control, scientific evidence for the efficacy, and potential adverse effects of herbal remedies including hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, cardiotoxicity, and reproductive toxicity among others. Despite all of these, reliance on herbs as medicine for the management of diabetes mellitus is still much practiced by a large proportion of the world population because it is readily available and affordable with perceived reduced toxicity. Therefore, with the upsurge of interests in medicinal plants, there is need for thorough scientific investigations of these plants for both efficacy and potential toxicity.

We invite researchers to submit original research and review articles on efficacy/pharmacology and overall safety/toxicology of medicinal plants involved in the treatment and/or management of diabetes mellitus.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Justification for therapeutic properties of these botanicals/natural products in traditional medicine as antidiabetic agents
  • Mechanism of action of these medicinal plants in the management of diabetes mellitus
  • Recent development in medicinal plants and diabetes mellitus
  • Toxicological effects associated with the use of medicinal plants/natural products in diabetic conditions
  • Mechanistic approach to the toxicity/safety of medicinal plants used as antidiabetic agents

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 467196
  • - Editorial

Medicinal Plants Used in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus 2015

Musa T. Yakubu | Taofik O. Sunmonu | ... | Mohamed Eddouks
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 921416
  • - Review Article

Effect of Rhizoma coptidis (Huang Lian) on Treating Diabetes Mellitus

Bing Pang | Xiao-Tong Yu | ... | Xiao-Lin Tong
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 415243
  • - Research Article

TCM Formula Xiaoyaosan Decoction Improves Depressive-Like Behaviors in Rats with Type 2 Diabetes

Na Li | Qun Liu | ... | Jia-Xu Chen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 740954
  • - Research Article

Evaluation of the Effects of Cornus mas L. Fruit Extract on Glycemic Control and Insulin Level in Type 2 Diabetic Adult Patients: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Rasool Soltani | Abdollah Gorji | ... | Mansour Siavash
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 905432
  • - Review Article

Innovative Thoughts on Treating Diabetes from the Perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Bing Pang | Qiang Zhou | ... | Xiao-Lin Tong
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 348519
  • - Research Article

Toxicopathological Evaluation of Hydroethanol Extract of Dianthus basuticus in Wistar Rats

Anofi Omotayo Tom Ashafa | Mutiu Idowu Kazeem
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 295135
  • - Review Article

The Effects of Chinese Medicine on Activation of Wnt/β-Catenin Signal Pathway under High Glucose Condition

Wei Liu | Xiaochun Liang | Dan Yang
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