Diabetes mellitus is a complicated endocrine disorder affecting the major organs like liver, kidneys, heart and eyes and is rapidly affecting world population. According to WHO estimation, it might affect 300 million or more people in future. There is a need to discover new therapies for controlling this serious disease. Synthetic drugs have variable side effects whereas herbal medicine enjoys the benefit of very low side effects,therapeutically potent,low price and easy availability. People have diverted more attention on using these herbal remedies and researchers have diverted attention on developing safer drugs from plants to cure different ailments. There is also need to develop drugs for curing this serious ailment. Present review describes the recent exploration of different medicinal plants using streptozotocin induced animal models of rats and rabbits.
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Source: Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF), Pakistan.