There are more than a hundred natural herbs and natural medicines used for diabetes care. Diabetes herbs can actually work in the same way as conventional drugs, but without major side effects. In fact, like pharmaceutical drugs, different herbs contain different active agents and work in various manners to help with your diabetes.
Categories of Herbal Action
Natural herbs can benefit your diabetes in different ways. Hence, diabetes herbs are categorized based on the action they perform:
- Hypoglycemic agents
- Minimize resistance to insulin.
- Carbohydrate absorption inhibitors.