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International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2016)

Anatomical studies on the leaf of Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult. (Apocynaceae): A magical herbal medicine for diabetes

Author(s): Debasmita Dutta Pramanick
Abstract: Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult., belongs to the family Apocynaceae, is a potent antidiabetic herb which has a reputation in Indian Proprietary medicine since the time immemorial. The plant is documented as having beneficiary effects in diabetes due to presence of gymnemic acid. In addition, the plant is also reputed in traditional system of medicine for treatment of various ailments. The present paper deals with morphological and anatomical evaluation of Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult. along with its traditional uses.
Pages: 70-72  |  1175 Views  63 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Debasmita Dutta Pramanick. Anatomical studies on the leaf of Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult. (Apocynaceae): A magical herbal medicine for diabetes. Int J Herb Med 2016;4(1):70-72.
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