Role of Trigonella foenum-graecim Extract along with Ursolic Acid a Pentacyclic Triterpenoid as Newer Plant Products for the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus - A Short Communication
Kulvinder Kochar Kaur1*, Gautam Allahbadia2 and Mandeep Singh3
1Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2Scientific Director, Rotunda-A Centre for Human Reproduction, Mumbai, India
3Consultant Neurologist, Swami Satyan and Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.
Received: March 23, 2021; Published: May 17, 2021
Lots of medicinal plants have shown the potential for Treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM). We have already reviewed the role of lot of plants as well as plant products related to this that can be utilized in future to prevent the cost and side effects of the oral hypoglycaemic agents like monoterpenes that get produced in various organisms including bacteria, fungi, plants and animals, role of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) inhibitors (produced by marine organisms was plants, role of herbs and spices, Anthocyanins are present in berries which include blackberries, bilberries, chokeberries, elder berries, cranberries and raspberries that are the richest sources of anthocyanins. Many other highly colored fruits like strawberries, black currant, cherry, grape, coloured cabbage, eggplant and radish also have high levels of anthocyanins, thus it is important to include these in the low-calorie diets plans to improve insulin resistance (IR) along with helping in weight reduction. Here we further report on two potential new compounds for therapy of DM, like Trigonella foenum-graecim extract along with ursolic acid another pentacyclic terpenoid.
Keywords: Trigonella foenum-graecim Extract; Ursolic Acid; Diabetes Mellitus; Plant Products
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