Last updated: January 31, 2023, 2:26 PM IST
Diabetes can be controlled by changing our habits and following a good fitness routine.
To control diabetes, one must follow a good routine and eat a healthy diet.
Diabetes is a chronic disease that is increasing at an alarming rate. High blood sugar levels are a leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks and strokes. Unhealthy eating patterns and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle are some of the reasons for the rise in diabetes. But diabetes can be controlled by changing our habits, following a good fitness routine and including nutritious foods in our diet.
Diabetes occurs when the pancreas is unable to produce insulin properly or when our body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. To meet the shortage of insulin, doctors give insulin injections to severe diabetic patients. But did you know that there are also some Ayurvedic methods that can control blood sugar levels? According to newscrab.com, there are some essential Ayurvedic herbs that can control diabetes very easily. Here are 5 must-have medicinal herbs!
Tulsi holds great importance both religiously and in Ayurveda. It contains various medicinal properties that protect us from infections and many other diseases. Drinking tulsi water also helps in blood sugar control. Boil some tulsi leaves, filter the water and drink it early in the morning. One study found that taking an extract of the tulsi herb in diabetic rats significantly lowered their blood sugar levels.
Doctors give insulin injections to control diabetes. But chewing the leaves of the insulin plant also helps control blood sugar levels. Insulin has a lot of Ayurvedic importance. It is also known by names like crepe ginger, kumul, pakar moola and pushkarmool. Insulin leaves also improve the metabolism of our body.
Curry leaves are very beneficial for our health. Several anti-inflammatory elements are found in curry leaves that reduce inflammation in the body. In addition, it also controls diabetes. Curry leaves also improve digestion. It has been revealed in a study that the anti-hyperglycemic elements of curry leave to control diabetes.
Anti-hyperglycemic properties are found in guava leaves, which lower blood sugar levels. You can chew it or consume it as a juice, boiling the guava leaves and drinking water will prove more beneficial.
Many kinds of medicinal properties can be found in mango leaves. Mangiferin is an extract found in the leaves that lowers the level of elevated glucose in our blood. Mango leaves also increase insulin. Consuming mango leaves when you wake up in the morning is beneficial for your health.
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