Herbs for Diabetes

fenugreek leaves

Herbs for Diabetes

Diabetes is a dangerous disease because it can cause complications in other organs, such as cardiovascular disease, kidney failure and nerve damage. For better and healthy life, we need to treat the body and try to keep blood sugar levels to avoid this disease.

In addition to medically since ancient times many natural herbs actually used to treat diabetes. Scientific research has confirmed the effectiveness of some certain herbs to overcome diabetes. Here are some herbs that have been believed to help cure diabetes.

1. Fenugreek

Fenugreek is a kind of grain crops are widely grown in Asia and is often used by people of India as a spice in food flavoring. These plants have the ability to control blood glucose levels and has been widely used to control diabetes.

Fenugreek lowers resistance to insulin and control blood glucose levels by increasing the number of insulin receptors in red blood cells. This will increase glucose utilization in peripheral tissues, thereby reducing the levels of glucose in the blood. However Fenugreek should not be used by pregnant or lactating women

2. Aloe vera

Aloe vera is often regarded as a ‘healing herb’. Dried aloe vera sap and gel (inner leaf) is used traditionally to treat diabetes because it is believed to help reduce levels of fasting blood glucose and HbA1c ..

3. Cinnamon

This plant makes fat cells more accessible to insulin and increase the conversion of glucose into energy. It also inhibits the formation of harmful free radicals.

4. Onion

Garlic can significantly lower blood sugar. Garlic extract reduces blood sugar levels during oral and intravenous glucose tolerance. Onions affect the hepatic metabolism of glucose and increases insulin release, thus preventing destruction of insulin.

5. Garlic

Garlic is regarded as the best herb to lower blood sugar as well as repair cells of the pancreas and stimulates the pancreas to produce insulin. It has been proven in many studies, but unfortunately there are still many who do not use it.

6. Basil

Studies have shown that basil has a positive effect on glucose after meals and during fasting. This herb can facilitate the process of insulin secretion.

7. Mango leaves

Mango leaves are known as effective drugs in diabetes. The trick, simply by soaking the leaves of mango in a cup of water overnight. After that, drain the leaves out and drink the water. This helps to relieve the symptoms of diabetes.

8.Ginseng Asia

Asian ginseng is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat diabetes. This plant has a direct effect in lowering the sugar, increase the release of insulin from the pancreas and increase the number of insulin receptors.


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~ by ickerz on 11 August 2011.

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