Hygeia.J.D.Med.9(1) July 2017 - December 2017

Abstract

PLANTS AS POTENT ANTI DIABETIC AND WOUND HEALING AGENTS- A REVIEW

Hygeia J. D. MedVol.3 (1) April 2011- September 2011, 11-19

Type of Article: Research review

Authors: Sandhya. S*, Sai Kumar.P, Vinod K.R, David Banji, Kumar K

 

Affiliations: 

Department of Pharmacognosy, Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Cherlapally, Hyderabad MainRoad, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh-508001

 Article history: Received: 21 January, 2011, revised:20February, 2011, accepted: 1 March, 2011, Available online: 14 April 2011


Abstract

    Wounds generally termed as physical injuries that result in an opening or breaking ofthe skin.There are different types of wounds which range from mild to potentially fatal.Wound healing is impaired in diabetic patients with infection or hyperglycaemia. Diabetes mellitus is one of the major contributors to chronic wound healing problems. The diabetic patients with ulcer become at high riskfor major complications which include infection and amputation. In traditional medicine plants are generally used for treatment of various acute and chronic diseases and abnormalities in the body. Due to the present fast life of the humans a drastic increase in chronic disease conditions mainly diabetes has been determined. Most of these patients tend to face a tremendous problem whenthey get an infected wound. Hence in the current review a list of the plantsused in traditional medicine for the treatment of wounds and diabetes were screened. The work includes a list of traditionally claimed plants used for diabetes and wounds which are scientifically proved as well as scientifically not proved.

 

Key words: Inflammatory,Proliferative, Remodelling, Diabetes mellitus, Homeostasis

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