Diabetes is a health disorder, wherein the sugar levels in the blood are not within the prescribed range or say healthy range. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is very important for diabetic patients.

Read 10 home remedies for diabetes that help in keeping a check on the blood-sugar levels.

  1. Fenugreek:
    Due to its hypoglycemic activity, fenugreek helps to improve glucose tolerance and lower blood-sugar levels. Being high in fibrous content, it helps in lowering the speed of absorption of carbohydrates in blood.
    Mix the powdered fenugreek seeds in milk and consume it daily. Soak fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Drink the water and consume the seeds to bring your sugar at normal range.
  1. Cinnamon
    Cinnamon improves insulin sensitivity and lowers the glucose. Try to maintain the usage of cinnamon in your daily food intake.
  1. Mango Leaves
    Mango leaves are effectual to maintain the cholesterol levels and regulate the insulin content in our blood. Soak, overnight, 10 to 15 mango leaves in a glass of water. Consume the filtrate water, on an empty stomach, during the morning. The powder form of dried mango leaves is also a great solution to keep a check on sugar.
  1. Indian Gooseberry (Amla)
    Consuming the juice of Indian Gooseberry or commonly stated as Amla works wonder for many ailments. Consume the juice on empty stomach for appropriate benefits.
  1. Bitter gourd
    Bitter gourd is bitter in taste but serves you as a perfect solution. It is rich in plant insulin-polypeptide-P, that is nearly an equivalent to the chemical produced by the pancreas. Hence, it helps in reducing the sugar levels. Consume bitter gourd either in the form of vegetable or raw juice at least twice a week.
  1. Indian Blackberry (Jamun)
    Indian blackberry consists of glycoside that prevents the conversions of starch to sugar. Consume 5 to 6 Jamuns daily in the morning or add a spoonful of powder of seeds of Jamun to the milk or water for the control of sugar level.
  1. Psyllium Husk
    Psylium is called as Isabgol. It acts as a great laxative and keeps the steady bowel movements. The granules of Isabgol swell when mixed with water. Thus, it obstructs the rate of absorption of food molecules into the blood. Consume Isabgol thrice a week post meal with water to observe the changes.
  1. Green Tea
    Green tea is high in Polyphenol content. Due to the presence of the hypoglycemic compound, it regulates the blood sugars. Make a routine of drinking green teas rather than normal tea, every morning.
  1. Neem
    Neem has immense antibacterial properties and is a perfect antioxidant for innumerable health issues. Neem improves the insulin receiving sensitivity and blood circulation in a human body. Drink neem juice every morning on an empty stomach to seek the amazing rewards.
  1. Drumstick leaves
    Drumstick leaves delivers one with funds of energy and rejuvenation. The diabetic patient can eat the paste or directly the raw leaves as it slows the breakdown of the food molecules. Consuming the juice early morning on an empty stomach reaps super benefits in diabetes.

Diabetes once set can never be eliminated but a patient can definitely enjoy a normal life by maintaining a check on food and performing daily exercises.

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Urvi Chheda

Urvi Chheda is a Visual Artist and Writer based in Mumbai, India. She excessively pens her thoughts, through diligent analysis and research, on the subjects of Art, History, Health and Fitness, Travel and Culture. She is also a passionate Climber and Marathoner.

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