2nd International Conference on Fostering Interdisciplinary Research In Health Sciences (ICFIRHS) 2019 (01-May-2019)        |

Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   12

Issue No. :  8

Year :  2019

Pages :   3791-3796

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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A Compilation on Anti-Diabetic Profile of Cocos nucifera



Address:   Dhanish Joseph1*, Junia George2, Manju Maria Mathews3, Flowerlet Mathew4, Bimi Varghese5, Betsy Sunny6
1,4Assistant Professor, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala
2,5,6Department of Pharmaceutics, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala
3Associate Professor, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00649.8

ABSTRACT:
Diabetes mellitus is one of the chronic metabolic disorder that the world faces today. The mortality rate caused by this dreadful disease is increasing at an alarming rate. It is quite amazing that even, we have a lot of oral hypoglycemic agents, we couldn't able to bring the glycemia to a normal level, but situation leads to a worsened manner due to the macrovascular, microvascular complications and the adverse effects of synthetic agents. Traditional medicines have always a great demand in the curing of various dreadful conditions including cardiovascular diseases, metabolic diseases, cancer etc.. The advantages offered by these medicines are able to supersede problems created by the use of chemicals and have a better therapeutic approach. Cocos nucifera belongs to the Arecaceae family is a very good option for the management of Diabetes mellitus. The different products obtained from this palm has not only commercial importance but also nutritional and medicinal value. Both in-vitro and in-vivo studies on various parts of Cocos nucifera have been carried out by researchers and this review presents an outline of various such studies conducted.
KEYWORDS:
Cocos nucifera, Diabetes mellitus, Anti-diabetic, Coconut palm, Coconut oil, Endocarp, Coconut flower.
Cite:
Dhanish Joseph, Junia George, Manju Maria Mathews, Flowerlet Mathew, Bimi Varghese, Betsy Sunny. A Compilation on Anti-Diabetic Profile of Cocos nucifera. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2019; 12(8): 3791-3796.
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