January 18


7 Fantastic Herbs for Blood Glucose Control

By Gabriela

January 18, 2018

For almost all health issues nature comes to the rescue. Nature offers support for our health with its abundance of herbs.

A medicinal herb is actually part of a plant or a plant, that is used to boost our overall well-being.

Each has hundreds of naturally occurring chemicals which work together in order to help us deal with a certain condition.

Herbs for Diabetes

There are herbs which have been used to treat certain diseases like diabetes. In case we have difficulties to keep control of good sugar, or in case we want to strengthen the resistance to diabetes complications, we should make some changes.

Consult your doctor about the idea to add some herbal supplements into the regimen on a daily basis. Our diabetes educator or doctor might ensure any herb we take is actually compatible with our prescription drugs.

Moreover, our doctor can tell us whether a certain herb is bad for children, pregnant women or individuals with medical conditions.

Seven Herbs Beneficial for Blood Glucose Levels

Here are 7 different herbs which are helpful for people with diabetes.

# 1 Goat’s Rue (Galega Officinalis)

This herb contains galegine a compound which helps the body to balance sugar levels. Moreover, this compound actually supports the absorption and breakdown of dietary proteins and fats.

As a matter of fact, in Europe, this herb has been used for thousands of years to treat diabetes.

# 2 Devil’s Club (Oplopanax Horridum)

This herb is a part of the ginseng family. It’s also known by the name northwest ginseng and armored ginseng. This herb grows in the Pacific Northwest.

Devil’s club is a herb which helps balance the blood glucose levels. Moreover, it helps people shed off extra pounds and is a calming digestive tonic.

# 3 Aloe Vera

The Aloe Vera helps improve diabetes and its symptoms. According to recent studies, Aloe Vera might notably lower fasting blood sugar. According to one study, this herb lowered HbA1c by 1.05 percent. This is very promising.

In fact, other reviews come with the same effects. However, it’s necessary for more prominent studies to confirm the potential health benefits of Aloe Vera.

# 4 Ginkgo (Ginkgo Biloba)

Usually, this herb is used to treat different diseases like depression, headaches, and vision issues. The Ginko helps people with diabetes by stimulating circulation, mainly in the areas of the brain, eyes, hands, and feet.

Often, these areas are impacted by circulation issues related to diabetes. According to some studies, ginkgo may prevent diabetic retinopathy.

# 5 Dandelion root (Taraxacum Officinalis)

This is an efficient liver tonic which helps the body flush out toxins. Moreover, it supports the pancreas and boosts the absorption of food and digestion.

# 6 Rosemary

This is a famous culinary herb which comes with different health properties. Rosemary might be beneficial for those with diabetes.

# 7 Coriander, i.e., Cilantro

The coriander also knows as cilantro is a common herb. According to studies, the coriander extract has obstructed enzymes which help dissolve complex carbs into sugars. Also, it might have lipid-lowering and antioxidant effect.

Do you use any of these herbs?


  • Gabriela

    Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Health Page, Fitness trainer and instructor has dedicated her career to educating and informing people for over 10 years. As one of the most passionate diabetes advocates, Gabi has worked tirelessly to ensure that those people receive the education and support they need to properly manage their diabetes and achieve their health, fitness and weight loss goals.

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