Mehwish Shabir Hussain, Ammara Munir


This review article discusses the prevalence of diabetes. However, due to the limitations of the traditional medications of diabetes, there is growing interest in using medicinal plants that contain specific chemicals such as alkaloids, terpenoids, carotenoids, flavonoids, and glycosides to combat diabetes. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease that affects millions of people worldwide. The extracts of Morus alba, a plant with a long history of traditional use in various cultures, have been shown to possess anti-diabetic properties. This review article summarizes the current research on the use of M. alba and various other medicinal plants extracts including Alloe barbadensis miller, Allium sativum, Annona squamosal, Azadirachta indica, Averrhova bilimbi as a therapeutic agent for diabetes mellitus. Overall, this review paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the potential of various medicinal plants extracts as a cure for diabetes mellitus and highlights the need for further research to fully evaluate their therapeutic potential.


Diabetes mellitus; Medicinal plants; Morus alba; Mulberry; Alkaloids; Flavonoids; Carotenoids; Terpenoids; Glycosides

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