Diabetes is a chronic, life long disease marked by high level of blood sugar in the body. It is mainly caused by hormone called Insulin produced by pancreas. The role of insulin is to move glucose from blood to muscles, cells, tissues where it can be used as a fuel. When insulin fails to do so it causes increase of sugar level in blood, which is called diabetes.
It is caused by either too little insulin or inadequate use of insulin by body or both. Diabetes is mainly of two types: Type 1 and Type 2.In type 1 body makes little or no insulin at all. It is usually diagnosed in children. Genetics, virus, immune system plays a major role for this type of diabetes.
In Type 2 diabetes pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin to keep the blood sugar level normal or body is not able to properly use the insulin. It is most common type of diabetes. It usually occurs in adulthood. Obesity, no physical work, failure to exercise, genetics, high blood cholesterol, and heart disease are main causes of this problem.
There is one more type of diabetes called gestational diabetes. It develops in a pregnant woman at any time who does not have any diabetes. These women are at higher risk of type2 and cardiovascular diseases later in life.
Symptoms of diabetes includes weight loss, excessive thirst, frequent urination, tiredness, wound takes longer time to get heeled, weight loss, Hunger, blurry vision etc. Two types of Fasting and non-fasting tests are done to confirm the diabetes.
Home Remedies For Diabetes
It is also called as monsoon fruit. It contains a glycoside jamboline, which prevents the conversion of starch into sugar if glucose level is high in blood. It is also helpful to increase insulin secretion from pancreas. Dry the seed of jambul and make fine powder. Take 3-4 times in a day along with water to decrease sugar level in urine. You can also eat fruit. You may also take inner bark, burnt it and ash of that should be given to diabetic person in the morning with empty stomach.
This is the best home remedy in controlling diabetes. It is used as an anti diabetic medicine. It helps in controlling sugar in two ways. Firstly it acts as a mediator between cells and pancreas creating insulin. It prevents the formation of sugar in blood and removes barrier those create hindrance for cells to utilize the natural insulin.Secondly it stimulates the production of insulin by pancreas by creating the number of beta cells. Diabetic person should take juice of 5-6 karela’s on every morning with empty stomach. You may also take dry powder with water but fresh juice is more preferred.
Methi contains chemical compounds those helps in lowering the blood sugar level. It is rich in fiber and helps to decrease the cholesterol level and helps in digestion. Soak 2 tablespoon of methi dana in a cup of water overnight. Drink this water first thing in the morning with empty stomach and chew methi dana as well. You can also take coarsely powder of methi along with water. You may use it as a spice in your food. Dry methi leaves Kasuri methi also helps in curing diabetes and adds flavor to curries and food too.
Amla And Aloe Vera Juice
Amla and Aloe Vera contains properties that helps in regulates blood sugar level. It increases the immune system of the body and regulates the sugar level . Mix 15 ml of amla juice with 10 ml of aloe Vera juice. Drink juice every morning with empty stomach. It improves the digestive system and helps in lowering down the cholesterol and sugar level in blood.
Curry leaves contains certain alkaloids, which are helpful for curing this disease. It helps in reducing the digestive enzyme, which is responsible for the conversion of starch into the glucose in blood, this way it helps in lowering down the blood sugar level. Chew 10-12 fresh curry leaves every morning with empty stomach for about 4-5 months. This is very good remedy for hereditary diabetes. It also helps in lowering the weight of body; hence good for diabetes arises out of obesity.
Cinnamon contains water-soluble high chemical compound called polyphenols having antioxidant effects, which helps in reducing the oxidative process that changes the fats and lipids into potent inflammatory compounds. Take ½ teaspoon of cinnamon every day or you can dissolve it into water and have this water every day. You may also add cinnamon in tea. It not only helps in reducing blood sugar but also helps in decreasing weight of the body too. Green tea, red grapes are also enriched with polyphenols and help to protect against wide swings in glucose level.
Yes onions are also very helpful in type 2 diabetes. It helps pancreas to produce more insulin .It is cheap and can be easily done at home. Cut the onion into slices, put it in a glass of water. Milky strains will appear in the water. Drink this water every morning. You may take garlic as well as it also helps blood circulation and regulates blood sugar. Allicin presents in garlic helps in controlling diabetes.
It has been used since centuries for treating many diseases. It improves insulin function and is a very good home remedy for diabetes. Dry bay leafs and grind it to make a fine powder. Take this powder every morning with lukewarm water. It will definitely help.