A review on: Diabetes and okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
Poorva Dubey and Sunita Mishra
Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disorder it is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries, and is gradually emerging as an important health problem in developing countries. In the last few years there has been an rapid growth in the field of herbal medicine these medicine are gaining popularity both in developing and developed countries because of their natural and less side effects. Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Moench) is an important vegetable crop. This plant is popular and has been acclaimed to have various health benefits which include anti-diabetic properties.