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Anti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals

Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms

  • Bashar Saad
  • Hilal Zaid
  • Siba Shanak
  • Sleman Kadan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction to Diabetes, Obesity and Medicinal Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 3-19
    3. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 21-55
  3. Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms of Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 59-93
    3. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 95-128
    4. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 129-144
  4. Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms of Anti-diabetes Medicinal Plants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 147-174
    3. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 175-213
  5. Polyherbal Formulations Used in the Prevention/Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan
      Pages 217-251
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 253-257

About this book

Introduction

This work presents a systematic review of traditional herbal medicine and their active compounds, as well as their mechanism of action in the prevention and treatment of diabetes and obesity. The side effects and safety of herbal-derived anti-diabetic and anti-obesity phytochemicals are detailed in depth, and the text has a strong focus on current and future trends in anti-diabetic medicinal plants. This unique and comprehensive text is the only current book on the market focusing exclusively on medicinal plants used to combat obesity and diabetes.

An introductory chapter focuses on diabetes and obesity and introduces the major causes and main treatments of this increasing epidemic in modern society. Readers are then introduced to medicinal plants, including details on their therapeutic aspects, plus side effects and safety. Following chapters focus on anti-diabetic and anti-obesity medicinal plants, as well as phytogenic natural products in the treatment of each. The text closes by focusing on present and future trends and challenges in these medicinal plants. Anti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals: Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms is a much-needed and truly original work, finally presenting in one place all the necessary information on medicinal plants used in conjunction with obesity and diabetes prevention.

Keywords

Medicinal Plants Anti-Diabetic Medicinal Plants Anti-Obesity Medicinal Plants Diabetes Mellitus Obesity

Authors and affiliations

  • Bashar Saad
    • 1
  • Hilal Zaid
    • 2
  • Siba Shanak
    • 3
  • Sleman Kadan
    • 4
  1. 1.AlQasemi Academic CollegeBaqa AlgharbiyaIsrael
  2. 2.AlQasemi Academic CollegeBaqa AlgharbiyaIsrael
  3. 3.Arab American UniversityJeninPalestine, State of
  4. 4.AlQasemi Academic CollegeBaqa AlgharbiyaIsrael

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