Emerging Trends On Drug Delivery Strategy of Momordica charantia against Diabetes and its Complications
Objective: The present review discusses the literature concerning the antidiabetic and antioxidant properties of MC focusing on the complication of diabetes mellitus along with its mode of delivery. We found that among the whole part of MC, its fruit extract has been widely studied, therapeutically. The evidence based analysis of the beneficiary effects of MC on the different organs involved in diabetes complication is also highlighted. This review elucidated an essential understanding of MC based drug delivery system in both clinical and experimental studies and appraised the great potential of the protein based MC extract against diabetes mellitus.
Conclusion: The review paper is believed to assist the researchers and medical personnel in treating diabetic associated complications.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 01 May 2018
This article was made available online on 21 August 2017 as a Fast Track article with title: "Emerging Trends On Drug Delivery Strategy of Momordica charantia against Diabetes and its Complications".
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