Antidiabetic Activity of 40 Plants of the Senegalese Flora, an Important Therapeutic Diversity for Populations

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Ousmane Faye
Cheikh Sall
Omar Kane


Diabetes mellitus is group of a metabolic desorder caused by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. It is a major public health problem in all countries of the world. In Africa, it was predicted that the continent, will see the greatest increase, from 19 millions in 2019 to 47 million diabetics in 2045. In the absence of sufficient public health care coverage and the high cost of modern medicine, major part of the population of developing countries turns to traditional medicine. These medicine offer a new alternative for the management of diabetes from plant organs. Most of the used part of plants has not yet been scientifically approved by researchers. In this article, we have inventorised the medicinal plants of the Senegalese flora used in the management of diabetes and whose activity has been validated scientifically by researchers.

Diabetes, medicinal plants, anti-diabetic plants Senegalese flora.

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Faye, O., Sall, C., & Kane, O. (2020). Antidiabetic Activity of 40 Plants of the Senegalese Flora, an Important Therapeutic Diversity for Populations. Asian Journal of Applied Chemistry Research, 7(2), 15-32.
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