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Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension: Volume 4

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  • November 2020
  • Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
  • ID: 5215256
Medicinal plants are a source of potential therapeutic compounds. Phytotherapy can give patients long term benefits with less or no side effects. Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension is a book series which emphasizes the biochemistry behind diabetes mellitus and hypertension, along with the control or remediation of these conditions through cost effective, safe and easily-adaptable methods validated by scientific research.

This is the fourth volume of the series which features reviews on selected natural products used to treat diabetes and hypertension. This volume brings 6 chapters contributed by 14 researchers that cover general updates on diabetic Phytotherapy, circumin, and the medicinal use of olive leaves, passion fruit and spiral gingers in the treatment of diabetes and hypertension.Each review covers different plant species or medicinal agents where applicable, providing readers essential information about their role in the treatment of diabetes and hypertension.Both academic and professional pharmacologists as well as clinician swill find comprehensive information on a variety of therapeutic agents in this volume.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Chapter 1 Updates on Clinical Study Reports of Phytotherapy in The
  • Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Introduction
  • Methodology to Search Articles
  • Clinical Study Reports of Phytoremedies in Diabetes Mellitus Patients
  • Aloe Vera
  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid
  • Artocarpus Heterophyllus and Asteracanthus Longifolia
  • Bellpepper (Capsicum Annuum Var. Grossum) Juice
  • Berberine from Berberis Aristata
  • Berberol
  • Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia)
  • Carnitine
  • Caucasian Whortleberry (Vaccinium Arctostaphylos L.)
  • Celery (Apium Graveolens L.)
  • Chromium
  • Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum)
  • Coccinia Indica
  • Corn Bran (Zea Species)
  • Curcumin from Curcuma Longa (Turmeric)
  • Curcuminoids (Turmeric) Plus Piperine
  • Dia-Best
  • Fenugreek (Trigonella Foenum-Graecum)
  • Ficus Carica
  • Gegen Qinlian Decoction (Gqd)
  • German Chamomile (Matricaria Chamomilla L.)
  • Ginseng (Panax Quinquefolius)
  • Glucosupreme Herbal
  • Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis)
  • Gymnema Sylvestre
  • Humulus Lupulus L. (Hop)
  • Lignan from Flaxseed (Linum Usitatissimum)
  • Magnesium
  • Mellissa Officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) Based Product
  • Milk Thistle (Silybum Marianum) (L.) Gaertn
  • Myrcia Uniflora
  • Nigella Sativa L.
  • Onion (Allium Cepa)
  • Opuntia Streptacantha
  • Pinus Pinaster (French Maritime Pine)
  • Trifolium Pratense (Red Clover)
  • Resveratrol
  • Scoparia Dulcis L.
  • Md. Moklesur Rahman Sarker and Mahfuza Afroz Soma
  • Semen Persical Decoction for Purgation with Addition (Spdpa)
  • Soy Bean (Glycin Max)
  • Stevia Rebaudiana
  • Tibetan Medicine Herb Combination
  • Traditional Chinese Treatment (Multiple Herbal Combinations)
  • Tulsi/Holy Basil (Ocimum Sanctum)
  • Ulam Raja (Cosmos Caudatus)
  • Vanadium
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Walnut Oil (Juglan Sregia L.)
  • White Mulberry (Morus Alba)
  • Xiaoke Pill (Tcm Preparation)
  • Discussion
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • List of Abbreviations
  • References

Chapter 2 Curcumin: a Drug of Choice for the Treatment of Diabetes
  • And Hypertension
  • Introduction
  • Curcumin as a Drug of Choice for Diabetes
  • Curcumins' Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Effect
  • Curcumin Improves Adipose Tissue Dysfunction
  • Curcumin Inhibits Diabetes-Associated Liver Diseases
  • Curcumin Improves Pancreatic Cells Dysfunction
  • Curcumin Prevents Neuropathy
  • Curcumin Prevents Nephropathy
  • Curcumin in Diabetic Vascular Diseases
  • Curcumin General Role in Diabetes Related Complications
  • Hypertension
  • Therapeutic Role of Curcumin in Hypertension
  • Curcumin Improves the Function of the Aorta
  • Curcumin Prevents Heart Failure
  • Curcumin in Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Curcumin Regulate Adipokines
  • Nanocurcumin Against Diabetes
  • Conclusion
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

Chapter 3 Olive Leaf: a Traditional Phytomedicine for Diabetes And
  • Hypertension
  • Adeeb Shehzad, Raheem Shahzad, Meneerah A. Aljafary and Ebtesam A. Al-Suhaimi
  • José Luis Ríos, Isabel Andújar, Luisa González-Arbeláez, Guillermo R. Schinella
  • And Flavio Francini
  • Introduction
  • Olive, a Mediterranean Tree with a High Value for Economy And
  • Health
  • Chemical Composition of Olive Leaf
  • Pharmacological Properties
  • Antihypertensive Properties of Olive Leaf
  • Antihyperglycemic Properties of Olive Leaf
  • Discussion and Future Perspectives
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

Chapter 4 Medicinal Plants from Genus Costus in the Management of Diabetes
  • Introduction
  • Geographical and Botanical Description of Genus Costus
  • Phytochemistry of Genus Costus
  • Genus Costus and Diabetes
  • Costus Pictus and Diabetes
  • Costus Afer and Diabetes
  • Costus Speciosus and Diabetes
  • Costus Igneus and Diabetes
  • Costus Spiralis and Diabetes
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

Chapter 5 Antidiabetic and Antihypertensive Potential of Passiflora
  • Spp. (Passion Fruit) - an Updated Review
  • Introduction
  • Phytotherapy in Management of Diabetes and Hypertension
  • The Genus Passiflora
  • Phytochemistry
  • Antidiabetic Activity
  • Antihypertensive Activity
  • Conclusion
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

Chapter 6 Monograph on Anvillea Radiata Coss. & Durieu
  • Introduction
  • Taxonomy and Geographical Location
  • Use in Traditional Medicine
  • Ankit P. Laddha, Kaveri M. Adki, Manisha J. Oza1, Anil Bhanudas Gaikwad And
  • Yogesh A. Kulkarni
  • Bency Baby T. and T.N.K. Suriyaprakash
  • Mourad Akdad and Mohamed Eddouks
  • Phytochemistry
  • Antioxidant Activity
  • Antidiabetic and Hypolipidemic Activities
  • Antimicrobial Activity
  • Antifungal Activity
  • Anticancer Activity
  • Antihypertensive Activity
  • Anticholinesterase Activity
  • Tyrosinase Inhibitory Activity
  • Conclusion
  • Funding
  • Consent for Publication
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Subject Index


  • Mohamed Edouks