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Diabetes Herbal Remedies

Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels in the normal range is a challenge these days. According to the American Diabetes Association, there are approximately 26 million Americans with diabetes, that's 11.3% of the population. If that's not startling enough, an additional 57 million are prone to diabetes with blood sugar levels that have gone above the normal range. Keeping blood sugar in the normal range has many health benefits such as more energy, less fatigue, better concentration, stronger immunity, decreased food cravings and less moodiness. Lowering your blood sugar is important to avoid pre-diabetes, diabetes, insulin resistance and overweight issues. Lowering blood sugar levels keeps you healthy and strong and the body will not be able to store this high blood sugar as fat. Diabetes symptoms can be treated with herbs, as has been shown since ancient times and by modern research. Using plants as integrative medicine, diabetics can enjoy the symptom-reducing effects of botanical medicine. With the proper diet, exercise and herbs, you can control  your glucose levels easily and avoid more serious health problems.

Read a study done on barberry root bark here for type-2 diabetes.


Here are a couple of Herbal Teas to help improve your sugar tolerance

1. Tea to improve sugar tolerance - Pumpkin seeds, peeled, Valerian root, and Bilberry leaves. Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tbsp. in 1 cup boiling water. Take 1 cup in the course of a day, unsweetened, in mouthful doses.

2. Tea to improve sugar tolerance - Mix bilberry leaves in equal parts with 1 or 2 of the following:

Bean pods
Nettle Leaf
Yarrow flowers and leaves
Centaury Leaf
Dandelion Leaf
Blackberry leaf
Parboil 1 tbsp. in ½ cup water for 10 minutes. Take 1 to 1½ cups a day, unsweetened, in mouthful doses, but not within an hour of meals (before or after).

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.