Diabetes

Natural Herbs to Lower Blood Sugar

American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)
American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

This herb contains Ginsenoside compound that helps reduce the postprandial (after a meal) glucose levels in the blood of type 2 diabetic people. It usually acts as an insulin producing agent in the body.

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

This contains a powerful antioxidant with hypoglycemic effects that help in reducing blood sugar levels. It also helps circulation inn the eyes.

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)
Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

Bitter melon has got hypoglycemic properties, where its plant extract is referred to as plant insulin. It has different compounds that regulate the blood glucose levels when consumed. They can be taken both as a soup or eaten fried.

Blond Psyllium (Plantago ovata)
Blond Psyllium (Plantago ovata)

Blond psyllium seed husk helps lower the postprandial blood sugar levels in both type 1 and type 2 diabetics. This herb effectively acts on blood sugar levels only when mixed and taken along with other foods.

Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)

The devil’s claw, native herb to South Africa, is also used in the treatment of diabetes. It lowers blood glucose levels and also improves the effects of diabetes medications.

Konnyaku Root (Amorphophallus konjac)
Konnyaku Root (Amorphophallus konjac)

Glucomannan substance is an extract from Konnyaku root. This extract is high in fiber content, which therefore helps lower the blood sugar level, by lessening the stress on the pancreas.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *