An Assessment of Anti-Diabetic Activity in Ficus species Plants Leaves

Smriti Pandey *

Faculty of Pharmacy, Sunrise University, Alwar (Rajasthan), India.

Gurvinder Pal Singh

Faculty of Pharmacy, Sunrise University, Alwar (Rajasthan), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Conventional medicines existed from prehistoric eras. It is estimated by “World Health Organization (WHO) to be in use by up to 80% of the population in most of the developing countries mostly based on plants and plant materials.” These are very easy to select applicable dose of standardized herbal drug to produce effective therapeutic response to element. The standardization is technique by which we can determine the amount of quantity, quality & therapeutic outcome of ingredients in every dose. Herbal drugs are scientifically accepted when its complete study has been done precisely or as per compendium. The results of the fruit products adhered reproducibility. Additionally, any side effect or adverse effect observed during study is future course of action. The active constituents present in the crude drug are responsible for imparting therapeutic efficacy. The development of analytical method which can measure the phytochemicals, including quantitative and qualitative properties of compounds and other major constituents, is great challenges to researchers.

Keywords: Anti-diabetic, pharmacological, Ficus species, moraceae

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Pandey, S., & Singh, G. P. (2024). An Assessment of Anti-Diabetic Activity in Ficus species Plants Leaves. South Asian Research Journal of Natural Products, 7(1), 62–67. Retrieved from


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