MANGROVES: A NOVEL GREGARIOUS PHYTO MEDICINE FOR DIABETES
The current review is a appraisal that gives a general idea of diabetic mellitus, its cure using mangrove plants as herbal drugs. Despite substantial progress in the treatment of diabetes by oral hypoglycemic agents, hunt for newer drugs continues because the existing synthetic drugs have quite a few limitations. The herbal mangrove plants with antidiabetic activity are yet to be commercially formulated as modern medicines, even though the drugs have been acclaimed for their therapeutic properties in the traditional systems of medicine. This chapter highlights diverse mangrove plants available in Indian coastal areas and its antidiabetic activities.