Categories of Diabetes Herbs

Hypoglycemic Herbs

Elevated blood glucose or Hyperglycemia is common in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients. Hypoglycemic herbs act as hypoglycemic agents which helps lower blood glucose levels. Below is a list of herbs that are known to lower blood glucose.

  • Gymnema
  • Fenugreek
  • Bitter melon
  • Banaba
  • Aloe Vera
  • Bilberry
  • Ginger
  • Berberine
  • Bauhinia forficata
  • Ivy gourd
  • Neem
  • Fig-leaf
  • Ocimum sanctum
  • Ginko
  • and many more..

Reducers of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance can impede the proper handling of glucose by your body. As a result, your blood glucose level remains high. Hence, insulin resistance must be avoided or reduced for anyone with diabetes. Below are the following diabetes herbs that are considered reducers of insulin resistance.

  • Vanadium
  • Soy
  • Prickly pear Cactus
  • Panax Ginseng
  • Cassia Cinnamon
  • Banaba
  • American ginseng
  • Cumin
  • Okra
  • Garlic
  • Gymnema sylvestre
  • Milk thistle
  • and many more..

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