Home Remedy for Diabetes

According to statistics, India would be the diabetes capital of the world in forthcoming days. Thus Doctors are looking for Natural Home remedies to treat the diabetes.

Not wonder if you could do something at home to keep Diabetes cure or in check.

Well, that’s it. Here are some Home Remedies for Diabetes

Flax Seeds:

Are high fibre food, thus flaxseeds help digestion and assist in the proper absorption of fats and Sugars. Consuming flax seed reduces a diabetic’s postprandial sugar levels by almost 30 per cent.

Basil Leaves

Basil is packed with antioxidants and essential oils that produce eugenol, methyl eugenol and caryophyllene.  Collectively these helps the beta cells in pancreas (cells that stock up and release insulin) to function properly which increase the sensitivity of insulin.

Have two to three tulsi leaves whole, on an empty stomach to lower the blood sugar levels.


Commonly known as dalchini, it improves insulin sensitivity and lowers blood glucose levels.  Consuming ½ teaspoon of cinnamon every day can improve insulin sensitivity and help controlling weight also.


Green Tea: 

Green tea is unfermented and is high in polyphenol content. Polyphenol is a strong antioxidant and hypo-glycaemic compound that control the blood sugars levels and helps the body to utilize insulin better.

Bittergourd or Karela:  

Rich in plant insulin-polypeptide-P, a bio-chemical that useful in reducing blood sugar. Have karela at least once a week either in a curry or having a glass of karela juice on an empty stomach once in a week.

Jambul or Indian blackberry

A glycoside in the seeds of Indian blackberry prevents the conversion of starch to sugar. It reduces blood sugar and helps prevent insulin spikes.

Indian Gooseberry  or Amla

Also known as Amla, is rich in vitamin C and its  juice promotes proper functioning of pancreas.  Mix two tablespoon of the Amla juice in one cup of water and drink it daily on an empty stomach.

Alternatively, mix one tablespoonful of Amla juice with a cup of bitter gourd ( Karela ) juice and drink it daily for a few months this will normalize the Blood sugar levels.

Mango Leaves

The delicate and tender mango leaves can be used to treat diabetes. They can also help in improve blood lipid profiles. Soak 10 to 15 tender mango leaves in a glass of water overnight. In the morning, filter the water and drink it on an empty stomach.

Dry the Mango Leaves in the shade and make a powder. Eat – 1/2 teaspoon this powder two times daily.

Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are very useful in preventing and controlling diabetes since they have anti-diabetic properties. Curry leaves contain an ingredient which reduces the rate of starch is broken down to glucose in diabetics. So, simply chewing about 10 fresh curry leaves daily in the morning will control Diabetes. For best results in diabetes care, continue this treatment for three to four months. It also helps to reduce bad cholesterol levels and obesity.

Okra ( Bhendi )Prevents Diabetes:              


That fiber and other nutrients in Okra (Lady finger ) prove useful in normalizing blood sugar levels in the body. Okra normalizes the blood sugar level and cholesterol level as well.


Contains vitamin C and rich in fiber content, eating guava can be really helpful in maintaining the blood sugar level. It is recommended not to eat the skin on Guava, and avoid too much eating to control diabetes.


The amount of water you drink regularly is important in controlling high blood sugar. Water mobilizes the high sugar content in your blood. Drink minimum 3 liters of water daily. Drinking sufficient water will also regulates other ailments associated with diabetes.

Sunlight also improves the functionality of vitamin D, which is essential for insulin production. Take a few minutes every day and let your body soak in the sun light.