Wednesday, 22 October 2014

19 Natural Remedies to Control and Cure Diabetes


Diabetes is among the most common disorders in the world today. Despite various researches done and precautions taken, one cannot predict who will suffer from diabetes. Depending on the type and severity, every diabetic patient should be given medications. There are natural remedies to stay away from diabetes, and maintain blood glucose levels. Here are top 10 home remedies for Diabetes

19 Natural Remedies to Control and Cure Diabetes

1 . Fig Leaves

Figs leaves are very commonly used in treating diabetes. They are believed to have anti-diabetic properties that help them to reduce the sugar levels in the blood. Fig leaves can be directly chewed on an empty stomach, or the leaves can be boiled in water and the water can be drunk like tea. Done on a regular basis, the need for insulin gets reduced.

2 . Jambul

Leaves, berries and seeds of jambul plant helps in balancing the glucose levels in blood, for them who are suffering from diabetes. This is available in market only in a certain season, which can be included with the routine diet. Making this habit helps in effective functioning of pancreas. Powder from seeds of jambul plant taken with water for every two days also helps.

3 . Neem

Neem, a tree that is believed to have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property, has anti-diabetic properties as well. It has been found to reduce insulin requirements by up to 50%.

4 . Olive Oil

Olive oil is believed to have beneficiary effects such as reducing the cholesterol and triglycerides level in the blood. It also helps to reduce blood sugar level. Cooking all foods with edible olive oil brings about this effect on the long run.

5 . Bitter Gourd

First thing that is to be done by them who is suffering from diabetes  is having the juice that is extracted from the bitter gourd with empty stomach commonly early in the morning. Following this remedy daily for few months helps to maintain glucose levels.

6 . Cactus Juice and Flax Seeds

Cactus juice from is also helpful. Cactus juice can help decrease and stabilise blood glucose and insulin levels. Consuming flax seed reduces postprandial sugar level by 28 percent.

7 . Mango Leaves
The leaves of the mango tree are believed to have anti-diabetic properties. The leaf extracts need to be administered at least 60 minutes before food consumption then only the desired effect can be seen. It helps to reduce the intestinal glucose absorption, which is the reason behind its anti-diabetic effect.

8 . Vitamin C

Wondering why vitamin C is used for diabetes? Recent researches have found that consuming up to 600mg of vitamin C daily can help to normalize the blood glucose levels. Foods rich in vitamin C should be consumed daily by chronic diabetics.

9 . Cinnamon

Four teaspoons of cinnamon powder should be mixed with water and should be boiled in a low flame. Consuming this extract as a routine helps you maintain the blood glucose levels. Pinch of cinnamon with warm water also helps in curing diabetes.

10 . Green tea

Green tea is the best all-world-accessible antioxidant tea. It keeps the heart diseases at bay, rises body immune system, lowers risk of cancer and lowers glucose and cholesterol levels. Burns fat when used frequently and improves metabolism rate.

11 . Fenugreek

Having fenugreek seeds water is one of the most effective remedy for treating diabetes. Saturate 90 -100 seeds in 250 liters of water. Keep them overnight. In the morning mash the seeds and strain them. Drink this water everyday.

12 . Vegetable Juice

Make juice of one cucumber, one tomato and one bitter gourd. The juice should be taken in morning, empty stomach everyday. To this you can add seven leaves of NEEM and seven flowers of Sada bahar (Vinca rosea) it will reduce your sugar level.

13 . Bitter Melon / Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is an ancient remedy to treat diabetes at home. It can be taken in the form of juice, or cooked and fried and consumed with food daily. Many prefer drinking the stock after boiling the bitter gourd. The best effects can be gained when taken on empty stomach every morning. Be cautious while taking bitter gourd as it can even lead to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar levels.

14 . Water

Water helps in mobilizing the sugar contents that are present in the body which controls cause of diabetes and also helps in maintaining glucose levels. Consuming 2.5 litres of water daily shows best results in people suffering from diabetes.

15 . Ginseng

Several types of plants are referred to as ginseng, but most studies of ginseng and diabetes have used American ginseng. Those studies have shown some sugar-lowering effects in fasting and after-meal blood sugar levels as well as in A1c levels (average blood sugar levels over a three-month period). However, larger and more long-term studies are needed before general recommendations for use of ginseng can be made. Researchers also have determined that the amount of sugar-lowering compound in ginseng plants varies widely.

16 . Garlic

This is a common Indian herb known to every Indian family that is extensively used in everyday cooking. Everyone is aware of the cholesterol-reducing effect of garlic; few people know about its anti-diabetic effect. The chemical Allicin in garlic is believed to have hypoglycemic effects.

17 . Avocado

A 2007 study found that avocado seed extract reduced blood sugar in diabetic rats. Researchers observed a restorative and protective effect on pancreatic islet cells in the treated group.

18 . Nigella Sativa

Nigella Sativa (black seed): A 2003 animal study found that black seed consumption lead to partial regeneration/proliferation of the beta-cells. A 2010 human study also found that the consumption of one gram of black seed a day for up to 12 weeks had a broad range of beneficial effects in diabetics, including increasing beta cell function.

19 . Mango


The leaves of the mango tree are believed to have anti-diabetic properties. The leaf extracts need to be administered at least 60 minutes before food consumption then only the desired effect can be seen. It helps to reduce the intestinal glucose absorption, which is the reason behind its anti-diabetic effect.