Document Type : Review


1 Department of Biochemistry, Falavarjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

2 University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran

3 ACECR Institute of Higher Education (Isfahan Branch), Isfahan, Iran



Pancreas is a gland deep in the abdomen that is located between the stomach and the vertebrae of the spine. The most important hormone secreted from this gland is insulin. Insulin enters the bloodstream and helps the body to use the energy in food. Now, if the pancreas is disturbed in its function, this will reduce the production of insulin in the body, which results in the occurrence of diabetes. According to the research, medicinal plants play an essential role in the health of the pancreas, and preventing the destruction of pancreatic beta cells is an important factor in dealing with diabetes. In this research, we intend to investigate the causal relationship between the effects of medicinal plants on the protection and repair of pancreatic beta cells by using the descriptive-analytical method and referring to the available sources.The study of medicinal plants such as Salvia Officinalis, Purslane, Urtica, Otostegia Persica, Abelmoscus Esculentus, Ziziphora Clinopodioides Lam and Juglans Regia, which were examined in this article, promises that their use is due to the presence of compounds such as flavonoids and antioxidants. It can cause regeneration and repair of the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans through the creation of mechanisms.


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