Results of the present investigation are based on 37 indigenous plant species belonging to 23 Angiospermic families. These indigenous plants were used as traditional phytotherapies for the control and treatment of diabetes millitus. The rural inhabitants of the area classified these traditional phytotherapies on the basis of uses of various parts of plants and method of their uses. About 29 traditional phytotherapies were investigated from the rural inhabitants of the area. These traditional phytotherapies were classified as antidiabetic extracts, leaves, powders, flour, seeds, vegetables, fruits and herbal mixtures.
Ahmad, Mushtaq; Khan, Mir Ajab; Arshad, Muhammad; and Zafar, Muhammad
"Ethnophytotherapical Approaches for The Treatment of Diabetes by The Local Inhabitants of District Attock (Pakistan),"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2004
, Article 7.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2004/iss1/7