International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019)

Curry leaves and diabetes


Nidhi Jain

Murraya koenigii (L) /Kadi-Patta/Mitho Limdo/curry leaf plant is well known by many names worldwide. Its leaves are also used as herb in Ayurveda and Siddha medicine in which they are believed to possess antidiabetic properties, but there are no high quality of scientific evidences for such effects. We can consume raw leaves as they are very beneficial to mankind with no harmful side effects. Curry leaves, popularly known as kadi Patta, have long been used to add a distinct flavour to curries and rice-dishes. The wonderfully fragrant, tangerine-like flavour of the curry leaf is commonly used in south Indian delicacies. Curry leaf is also a standard remedy in Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India. While it is known to manage health conditions like heart diseases, infections and inflammation, it is said to manage diabetes too. Loaded with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamin C, curry leaves have the ability to keep most diseases at bay, especially type-2 diabetes and heart diseases. Diabetes, is metabolic diseases and chronic diseases that increase blood glucose levels over a long period. If proper treatment are not provide to diabetes client suffer from complications like chronic, foot ulcers heart disease, stroke, and eyes, diabetic, Serious long-term complications. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease caused lack production of insulin to the pancreas or unsuccessfulness of the insulin produced, That’s why increase blood sugar level in the body is harm many of the body's systems like in particular the nerves blood vessels. Globally, an estimated 108 million in 1980 compared to 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014.The global prevalence (age-standardized) of adult diabetes population increasing from 4.7% to 8.5% has nearly doubled since 1980, from this effect increase overweight. All diabetes is planned to rise from diabetes client is 171 million in 2000 to 366 million in 2030. Developing countries are higher in men than women is prevalence of diabetes in urban people to between 2000 and 2030.A Study found that 50.8 million diabetes in the country were suffering and Present-day estimates depict the number of diabetics in the country about 62 million increase of over 10 million from 2011. According to the data of International Diabetes Federation Atlas in India of estimated 69.2 million are diabetic clients, as per the WHO suggested that 63 million in the year 2013. The past 15 year’s growth are100% in prevalence of diabetes.
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