M. Kamala, M. Shakeera Banu, R. Senthil, A. Vijaya Anand
M. Kamala1, M. Shakeera Banu2, R. Senthil1 and A. Vijaya Anand1
1Department of Biochemistry, M.I.E.T. Arts and Science College, Tiruchirappalli–620 007, Tamilnadu, India.
2Department of Biotechnology, Sree Narayana Guru College, Coimbatore–641 105, Tamilnadu, India.
Volume - 4,
Issue - 7,
Year - 2011
The world threatening disorder is the Diabetes Mellitus. It has become as a major health hazard, which is growing year after year. Today, the big cause of death in societies is diabetes and its complications such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension etc. The current treatment in the diabetes is use of some herbal plants as it has no side effects and also it was proved to be efficient and safety. The herbal plant namely Psidium guajava Lin. was tested for its various activities and the one most observed was the anti–hyperglycemic and anti–hyperlipidemic activities of the fruit extract. Many phytoconstituents were identified and Psidium guajava was used in many clinical studies for its anti–hyperglycemic effect upon alloxan and streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. This review article depicts the anti–diabetic and anti–hyperlipidemic activities of fruit extract of Psidium guajava plant.
Cite this article:
M. Kamala, M. Shakeera Banu, R. Senthil, A. Vijaya Anand. Anti–Hyperglycemic and Anti–Hyperlipidemic Potentials of Psidium guajava Fruit Extract – a Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 4(7): July 2011; Page 1033-1036.