Use Piper sarmentosum as an effective antidiabetic supplement in South East Asia

A review

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Herbs with antidiabetic activity have a potential role to play. Herbal medicines have been widely used in South East Asia because of lesser side effects and cost effectiveness. The main aim of this review article was to disseminate important information regarding the use of herbal products in oxidative stress involved in diseases like diabetes mellitus. The article highlights some of the traditional medicinal plants which have been widely used in South East Asia with special emphasis on Piper sarmentosum. Piper sarmentosum have been reported to possess varying degree of hypoglycemic, antidiabetic and other additional properties. The antioxidant properties of the herbs may be effective in controlling the oxidative damage produced during diabetes mellitus. The review article highlights the positive role of traditional herbs towards diabetes mellitus and also describes its complications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-510
Number of pages6
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Volume163
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Fingerprint

Piper
Far East
Hypoglycemic Agents
Diabetes Mellitus
Herbal Medicine
Medicinal Plants
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Oxidative Stress
Antioxidants

Keywords

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Herbs
  • Medicine
  • Piper sarmentosum South East Asia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

@article{b9792f9e3574421d8b5e836de89ca582,
title = "Use Piper sarmentosum as an effective antidiabetic supplement in South East Asia: A review",
abstract = "Herbs with antidiabetic activity have a potential role to play. Herbal medicines have been widely used in South East Asia because of lesser side effects and cost effectiveness. The main aim of this review article was to disseminate important information regarding the use of herbal products in oxidative stress involved in diseases like diabetes mellitus. The article highlights some of the traditional medicinal plants which have been widely used in South East Asia with special emphasis on Piper sarmentosum. Piper sarmentosum have been reported to possess varying degree of hypoglycemic, antidiabetic and other additional properties. The antioxidant properties of the herbs may be effective in controlling the oxidative damage produced during diabetes mellitus. The review article highlights the positive role of traditional herbs towards diabetes mellitus and also describes its complications.",
keywords = "Diabetes mellitus, Herbs, Medicine, Piper sarmentosum South East Asia",
author = "Zar, {C. T.} and Teoh, {Seong Lin} and Srijit Das and Zaiton Zakaria and Farihah Suhaimi",
year = "2012",
language = "English",
volume = "163",
pages = "505--510",
journal = "Clinica Terapeutica",
issn = "0009-9074",
publisher = "Societa Editrice Universo",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Use Piper sarmentosum as an effective antidiabetic supplement in South East Asia

T2 - A review

AU - Zar, C. T.

AU - Teoh, Seong Lin

AU - Das, Srijit

AU - Zakaria, Zaiton

AU - Suhaimi, Farihah

PY - 2012

Y1 - 2012

N2 - Herbs with antidiabetic activity have a potential role to play. Herbal medicines have been widely used in South East Asia because of lesser side effects and cost effectiveness. The main aim of this review article was to disseminate important information regarding the use of herbal products in oxidative stress involved in diseases like diabetes mellitus. The article highlights some of the traditional medicinal plants which have been widely used in South East Asia with special emphasis on Piper sarmentosum. Piper sarmentosum have been reported to possess varying degree of hypoglycemic, antidiabetic and other additional properties. The antioxidant properties of the herbs may be effective in controlling the oxidative damage produced during diabetes mellitus. The review article highlights the positive role of traditional herbs towards diabetes mellitus and also describes its complications.

AB - Herbs with antidiabetic activity have a potential role to play. Herbal medicines have been widely used in South East Asia because of lesser side effects and cost effectiveness. The main aim of this review article was to disseminate important information regarding the use of herbal products in oxidative stress involved in diseases like diabetes mellitus. The article highlights some of the traditional medicinal plants which have been widely used in South East Asia with special emphasis on Piper sarmentosum. Piper sarmentosum have been reported to possess varying degree of hypoglycemic, antidiabetic and other additional properties. The antioxidant properties of the herbs may be effective in controlling the oxidative damage produced during diabetes mellitus. The review article highlights the positive role of traditional herbs towards diabetes mellitus and also describes its complications.

KW - Diabetes mellitus

KW - Herbs

KW - Medicine

KW - Piper sarmentosum South East Asia

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84872472440&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84872472440&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 163

SP - 505

EP - 510

JO - Clinica Terapeutica

JF - Clinica Terapeutica

SN - 0009-9074

IS - 6

ER -