Ginger is an ancient medicinal herb that is used widely in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine to treat various gastrointestinal ailments. In recent years, studies have shown that its medicinal uses extend to treating type 2 diabetes. In a study published in the journal, Complementary Therapies in Medicine type 2 diabetic patients saw significant improvement in blood glucose levels and insulin resistance, after consuming ginger capsules regularly for a period of 8 weeks. The positive results was further supported by an Australian study published in Planta Medica, showing that ginger could effectively treat and manage Type 2 diabetes and hyperglycemia.
Read on to find out the 3 main benefits of ginger in type 2 diabetes management.