Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A (2020)
In vitro Anti-diabetic evaluation of Pereechangai Nei by alpha amylase and alpha glucosidase enzyme inhibition assay
Author(s): Pallala Iswarya, Lakshmikantham T and Mohan S
Abstract: Ancient Indian system of medicine believed that a healthy soul can only be developed through a healthy body. Any derangements in body’s three humors namely, vatham, pitham, kabam results in disease. Siddha system is one of the oldest among Indian systems of medicine originated in southern parts of India. In its texts, Siddha system classified diseases into 4448 types. Madhumegam is one among the pitha types of Meganoi which is also called as Thithippu Neer or Inippuneer. The causes, signs and symptoms of Madhumegam could be correlated with Diabetes Mellitus in modern system. Diabetes mellitus is one of the major health problem in developing countries whose management is still a challenge for modern system of medicine. As a solution Siddha system serves as a hope with its pure herbal medicines which serve the purpose for long term use in the management of chronic diseases like Diabetes. This article discusses and presents the study of Anti-Diabetic Evaluation of Pereechangai Nei (PCN) by Invitro methods in Alpha Amylase and Alpha Glucosidase Enzyme Inhibition Assays. The results of the study indicate that the drug Pereechangainei possess anti diabetic activity.
How to cite this article:
Pallala Iswarya, Lakshmikantham T, Mohan S. In vitro Anti-diabetic evaluation of Pereechangai Nei by alpha amylase and alpha glucosidase enzyme inhibition assay. Int J Herb Med 2020;8(1):06-09.