World Diabetes Day: Home Remedies To Control Diabetes

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The number of diabetes cases has been rising across the country at such an alarming rate that according to a few reports India has already been tagged as the diabetes capital. Hence, it is high time that people become conscious and take immediate steps to control diabetes.

Well, finding a total cure for diabetes would be difficult, so the only way out is to keep a check and control diabetes on time. There are several medications and insulin injections available for controlling diabetes but among all the treatment measures, home remedies are found to be the best for controlling diabetes. Also, the best part about home remedies is that there are no side effects.

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Those suffering from diabetes show symptoms like excessive thirst, fatigue, weight loss, sweating, blurred vision and frequent urination. Controlling the consumption of certain foods and maintaining a proper diet is highly essential to control diabetes.

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If diabetes is left uncontrolled, it might lead to other serious health problems related to the kidney, vision, damage to blood vessels, blood pressure as well as stroke.

Today on this World Diabetes Day we have listed 8 home remedies that work wonders in controlling diabetes. Take a look.



Rich in vitamin C, amla is one of the best natural ingredients that helps in detoxifying the pancreas and enhances its functioning. Grind a few amlas, squeeze the juice, mix about two teaspoons of it with a glass of water and drink it on an empty stomach.



Rich in antioxidants, basil or tulsi helps in lowering the blood sugar level. One could chew a few basil leaves or grind the leaves and then have a teaspoon of the juice on an empty stomach.



Flaxseeds are rich in fibre. Consuming about a tablespoon of flaxseeds powder with one glass of warm water on an empty stomach helps in controlling the blood sugar level.



Known since ancient times, cinnamon is one of the best home remedies for lowering blood sugar level. All that one needs to do is to add about half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder or a small piece of cinnamon to the daily food; it helps.


Drumstick Leaves:

Take a few tender drumstick leaves and crush and squeeze the juice. Take a quarter glass of this juice and drink it on an empty stomach. It helps in controlling the blood sugar level.


6.Bitter Gourd:

The charatin and momordicin compounds that are contained in bitter gourd help in controlling the blood sugar level. Take a few bitter gourds and then grind it and extract its juice. Drink this juice on an empty stomach; it helps.



Take a few neem leaves, crush them and then squeeze the juice and then drink it on an empty stomach. It helps in regulating the blood sugar level.



Take a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds and soak them in a glass of water overnight. Drink the water along with the seeds early in the morning on an empty stomach.

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Story first published: Monday, November 14, 2016, 9:40 [IST]
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