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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Effectiveness of Aloe vera in patients with diabetes mellitus

Author(s):
Ankita, Naveen Singh and Roshmi Ray
Abstract:
The main aim is to identify the effectiveness of Aloe vera in patients with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorder which is characterized by high blood sugar level for a prolonged time. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder which is caused due to insulin deficiency or insulin resistance or both factors. Nearly all patient with type 1 diabetes and >60% of patients with type 2 diabetes. Insulin therapy and other oral hyperglycemic drugs are currently available therapies which is used for the treatment of diabetes have their own side effect & adverse effect. So, the herbal drugs are a great preference which is having less side effect & adverse effects as compared to allopathic drugs. Aloe vera is a succulent plant belonging to the Liliaceae family. A number of pre-clinical and clinical trials demonstrate a blood glucose lowering effect for Aloe vera gel preparations in different forms. It has been stated that to reduce fasting blood glucose and triglyceride levels in type 2 diabetic patients the oral administration of the Aloe vera juice should be effective. Gymnema sylvestre is another medicinal plant which has potent anti-obesity and anti-diabetic activities. The extract of Gymnema leaf is administered by a diabetic patient; there is an increase in insulin release due to the stimulation of pancreas. The combination of herbal drugs and anti- diabetic drugs was investigated in diabetic patients showed significant effects.
Pages: 1821-1826  |  717 Views  383 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ankita, Naveen Singh and Roshmi Ray. Effectiveness of Aloe vera in patients with diabetes mellitus. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1821-1826.

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