Home Remedies to Treat Diabetes


Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, has become a very common heath problem. There are three types of diabetes- type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the body doesn’t produce insulin, due to which patients may have to take injection for remedies. In type 2 diabetes, the body doesn’t produce insulin properly or responds normally to the insulin level already present in the body. Around 90% people suffer from type 2 diabetes. It can be controlled with healthy food habits, exercise and gaining control over body weight. Gestational Diabetes normally occurs during pregnancy, which occurs when the body is unable to produce enough insulin resulting in the rise of glucose level in blood. Below are the some most effective remedies to control diabetes.

Fenugreek: Fenugreek seedsFenugreek is an herb that can be used to control diabetes. It is helpful for type 2 diabetes. It helps in increasing insulin production. The simplest method of using fenugreek is, to soak the seeds overnight and drink the water and to take the soaked seeds in the morning. You can also eat two tablespoons of powdered fenugreek seeds with milk. Follow this remedy daily for few months.

Bitter Gourd (karela): Bitter gourdBitter gourd helps to reduce the glucose levels in blood. Bitter gourd is beneficial for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Drinking a glass of bitter gourd juice daily in the morning is extremely beneficial for health. First remove the seeds of 2-3 bitter gourds and use a juicer to extract the juice. Add some water and then drink it. Follow this remedy daily for at least 2 months.

Garlic: GarlicGarlic is another remedy for controlling blood sugar levels. When consumed raw garlic on a regular basis, then it can help to control and lower the blood glucose levels. 3 to 5 cloves of garlic when consumed per day can prove to be beneficial for diabetic patients.

Indian Gooseberry (Amla): AmlaIndian gooseberry is also known as Amla, is rich in vitamin C and its juice promotes proper functioning of your pancreas. Mix 2 teaspoons of gooseberry juice with a glass of bitter gourd juice and drink it in the morning on a regular basis to curb blood sugar level in body. Alternative, mix 2 tablespoons of gooseberry juice in a glass of water and drink it daily for few months.

Neem Leaves: Neem leavesNeem leaves have many beneficial properties for health, which also includes curing diabetes. Daily consumption of neem juice in empty stomach in the morning is beneficial for diabetic patients.