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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Effectiveness of Aloe vera in patients with diabetes mellitus

Ankita, Naveen Singh and Roshmi Ray
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.
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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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