Salacia Reticulata is a climbing shrub with blackish has Salanisol as active principle for diabetic treatment. Yet another Ayurvedic herb holds great promise for management of weight and blood sugar issues. Salacia Reticulata is a large, woody climber found in the rain forests of Sri Lanka and parts of western India. The roots and stems of Salacia Oblonga have been used extensively in Aryuveda and traditional Indian medicine for the treatment of Diabetes
Salacia Reticulata contains Salaretin and mangiferin which reduces the sugar level and protect the body from any secondary side effect of Diabetes. Its principal use in traditional, Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of diabetes is near legendary. It was believed to be so potent that patients were told to simply drink water left to sit overnight in a cup made from the wood of the plant. Yet, until only recently the antidiabetic effect of Salacia remained a mystery.
"Salacia reticulata, a Hippocrateaceae plant distributed in Sri Lankan and Indian forests, has been used as a supplementary food in Japan to prevent obesity and diabetes, " said Masayuki Yoshikawa and colleagues at Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
Finally it is best medicine for the diabetes patient in all over the world.