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What is Hypoglycemia

Ethnomedicinal Plant Use and Practice in Traditional Medicine
Low blood sugar, when blood sugar decreases to below normal levels.
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The Therapeutic Potential of Ethnobotanical Plants in the Treatment of Different Diseases
Martha B. Ramírez-Rosas (UAM Reynosa-Aztlán, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico), Adriana L. Perales-Torres (UAM Reynosa-Aztlán, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico), and Rubén Santiago-Adame (UAM Reynosa-Aztlán, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 26
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1320-0.ch006
This is an overview of plant use for medicinal applications, a practice from old civilizations still used around the world. According to WHO, nearly 80% of people use herbal medicine plant extracts as their primary health solution. Ethnobotany emerges as a research field to document and understand the traditional knowledge about plants and their roles in society. Diseases like diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and cancer are the predominant challenges to global health, chronic diseases accounting for two-thirds of deaths worldwide. This document discusses ethnobotanical studies on many medicinal plants affecting these diseases.
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Medical Herbs and the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: Mechanisms of Action
A decrease in blood glucose concentrations in the blood which may result in symptoms such as confusion, feeling of hunger, sweating, seizures, loss of conscious or death.
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