Diabetes: Opt for these herbs and reduce your blood sugar level

Here, we give a list of herbs to naturally control your blood sugar level.

Written by Editorial Team | Published : August 26, 2019 4:53 PM IST

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Increased thirst, frequent urination, unintentional weight loss, and blurry vision. If you are familiar with these symptoms, you are probably suffering from diabetes. It is a metabolic condition that occurs either when your pancreas becomes incapable to produce enough insulin or your body becomes insulin resistance. Insulin is essential for the break down of glucose to be used as energy. Diabetes of three types namely type 1, type 2, and gestational. The former refers to a condition when due to some unknown reason, your immune cells kills insulin producing beta cells present in the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body cells becomes ineffective in using insulin. Gestational diabetes happens during pregnancy. During this condition, hormones produced by the placenta makes a woman’s cells less sensitive to insulin. Diabetes is a chronic condition and therefore cannot be treated. You can only manage it. Here, we give a list of herbs to naturally control your blood sugar level.


Cinnamon: It helps in regulating your blood sugar level by making your body cells more responsive to insulin, says a study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition ESPEN.  Also Read - Parineeti Chopra's secret to glowing skin

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera: Aloe vera stimulates your pancreas to produce enough insulin. This is what actually helps in controlling blood sugar level.


Fenugreek: It is a seed that has been found to raise levels of insulin in the body, thus reducing blood sugar levels.