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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 8
First page : ( 3791) Last page : ( 3796)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00649.8

A Compilation on Anti-Diabetic Profile of Cocos nucifera

Joseph Dhanish1,*, George Junia2, Mathews Manju Maria3, Mathew Flowerlet1, Varghese Bimi2, Sunny Betsy2

1Assistant Professor, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala

2Department of Pharmaceutics, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala

3Associate Professor, Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha, Kerala

*Corresponding Author E-mail: dhanishjoseph707@gmail.com

Online published on 24 December, 2019.

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is one of the chronic metabolic disorder that the world faces today. The mortality rate caused by this dreadful disease is increasing at an alarming rate. It is quite amazing that even, we have a lot of oral hypoglycemic agents, we couldn't able to bring the glycemia to a normal level, but situation leads to a worsened manner due to the macrovascular, microvascular complications and the adverse effects of synthetic agents. Traditional medicines have always a great demand in the curing of various dreadful conditions including cardiovascular diseases, metabolic diseases, cancer etc.. The advantages offered by these medicines are able to supersede problems created by the use of chemicals and have a better therapeutic approach. Cocos nucifera belongs to the Arecaceae family is a very good option for the management of Diabetes mellitus. The different products obtained from this palm has not only commercial importance but also nutritional and medicinal value. Both in-vitro and in-vivo studies on various parts of Cocos nucifera have been carried out by researchers and this review presents an outline of various such studies conducted.

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Keywords

Cocos nucifera, Diabetes mellitus, Anti-diabetic, Coconut palm, Coconut oil, Endocarp, Coconut flower.

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