Momordica charantia and diabetes mellitus

Reza Mohammadrezaei Kkorramabadi, Hassan Ahmadvand, Shahrokh Bagheri

Abstract


Core tip: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease that becomes a major medical challenge in the world. Recent investigations have indicated therapeutic effects herbal medicines as a group of natural agents on the treatment of diabetes. Momordica charantia (Bitter melon) as an
herbal plant has therapeutic effects on diabetes with different mechanism such as inhibition of glucose absorption, and stimulation of secretion of insulin from the pancreas.
Please  cite  this  paper  as:  Mohammadrezaei  Kkorramabadi  R,  Ahmadvand  H,  Bagheri  S, Khosravi P. Momordica charantia and diabetes mellitus. Geriatr Persia. 2017;1(1):e05.

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