Studies have revealed that herbs and supplements have shown promise in lowering blood sugar, boosting insulin sensitivity and reducing high blood pressure and cholesterol.
today we will you a list of easily available herbs that will help you fight diabetes. But with any herbal treatments, it is also important to continue to closely monitor blood sugar and other results with your doctor.
Direction of use: Root powder: 1-2 gms, decoction: 10 ml-20 ml
Assist in the regeneration of insulin and producing Beta Cells. It contains Gymnemic Acid whose molecular arrangement is similar to glucose molecules. Gymnemic Acid molecules fill the receptor locations on the taste buds thereby preventing activation of taste buds by sugar molecules present in the food, thus, curbing the sugar craving.
Direction of use: Powder of dried leaves 3-6gms, decoction of roots 50 – 100 ml
Apart from regulating kapha dosha it also regulates metabolism due to shot potency.Neem enhances insulin receptor sensitivity and are also helpful in reducing the need for hypo-glycaemic drugs.
Direction of use: Dried leaves powder- 3-6 gm
Due to its kashay (astringent) taste and absorptive quality it balances kapha and helps control the frequency of urine and lowering the urine and blood sugar level
Direction of use: Powder of dried seeds 3 – 6gms
Due to its kashay (astringent) taste and light and drying nature It balances kapha and regulate glucose level and due to katu vipak, balance metabolism in the body. Works also well for diabetic complications
Direction of use: Heart wood as decoction 50- 100 mland 3-6 gm as powder.
Bilva is kaphashamak by ruksha, laghu, Kashaya and bitter properties. These properties makes it effective to regulate the blood sugar and combat diabetic complications.
Direction of use: Powder of dried unripe fruit 3-6 gm.
Tikta ras (bitter taste) and ushna virya of methi makes it kapha shamak, which fights the root cause of diabetes
Direction of use: Seed and whole plant, Powder – 2 to 6 gm