Bael leaves bel patri bilva leaves or wood apple leaves have several medicinal benefits controlling diabetes being just one of them. These leaves are commonly used while performing religious rituals for God Shankar or Mahadev. Hence these are easily available across the country in most local markets. Ayurveda recognizes these as one among the dashmoola (10 herbal roots with healing properties) herb. Bael is also effective during fevers constipation and eye infections due to its properties. Read to know more about other home remedies for diabetes. How bael leaves work Bael leaves are scientifically proven to have anti-diabetic properties .