Here is a selection of herbs that can help with Diabetes. Each one comes with a brief description - click on 'More..' for more information about the medical uses, other uses and dosage.
You should always consult your doctor before taking these herbs for Diabetes, and bear in mind that they can be a useful addition to your treatment, rather than a substitute.
Fenugreek got a mention from Dr. Atkins (of Atkins Diet fame) in his book,
“Dr Atkins Vita-nutrient Solution”. He hits on the most important
use of Fenugreek, as a blood sugar regulator for sufferers of Type I and Type II Diabetes.
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Traditionally ginseng has been used to reduce stress on the body, increase the strength of the immune system and delay the effects
of aging. However, more recently it has been found to help with Diabetes, low libido and even cancer.
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Similar in its effects to Maitake, the Reishi mushroom is a powerful immune system booster that has been used to treat
cancer and relieve the symptoms of chemotherapy. Its Chinese name, ‘lingzhi’, literally translates to ‘herb of immortality’.
Unlike Maitake however, it also has beneficial effects on blood pressure, cholesterol, respiratory conditions and even Diabetes.
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