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Drugs originating from plant sources are reflection to be a promising alternative for other synthetic anti-diabetics such as sulphonylureas, insulin treatment and biguanides. Plant products are believed to more preferable due to less toxicity, economic and better patient compliance. Hence, medicinal plants and products thereof are used in many countries in the treatment and management of diabetes. Vitamins are organic substances that are essential in minute amounts designed for the growth and activity of the body. They are obtained naturally on or after plant and animal foods. Organic in this definition refers in the direction of the chemistry with molecules. The word organic means that the molecules of substance contain the element carbon. The term also means that vitamins can be destroyed and become unable to perform their functions in our bodies. Every component plays an important role and deficiency of anyone constituent may lead to abnormal developments in the body. Plants are a rich source of all the elements essential for a human being. Qualitative analysis of various inorganic elements revealed the presence of calcium, magnesium, potassium, Iron, sulphates and phosphates. The present study of a good source of pharmacognostical and physicochemical parameters have pivotal roles in identification, authentication and establishment of quality parameters and vitamins of the species. Supplementation of this Costus pictus may be useful for human health associated emerging diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and cancer.
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