American ginseng, sage and aloe vera are some of the herbs used to make herbal remedies for natural diabetes treatment.
Sage (Salvia officinalis) has been shown to lower blood levels. A home remedy for diabetes can be made by steeping 1 teaspoon of dried sage leaves in 2 cups of boiling water for 20 minutes. After straining this healing tea can be enjoyed after meals.
Anerican ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is another herb which has been shown to lower blood sugar levels.
A Ginseng diabetes tea can be make by steeping one tablespoon of the chopped root in two cups of boiling water for 30 minutes. After straining this tea can be enjoyed.
Organic Juice for Natural Diabetes Treatment
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) is another herb which has been shown to lower blood glucose levels.
A natural blood sugar lowering juice can be made by scooping out the gel from an organic aloe vera plant. Two tablespoons of this gel can be blended with filtered water to make aloe vera juice.
Natural Diabetes Treatment Caution
Before taking any herbal remedies by mouth you should always ensure that you do not have any contraindications for taking them.
For example you should not take herbal remedies with aloe vera if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are pregnant you should also not take herbal remedies with sage since some types contain thujone which is a compound that can cause miscarriages. If you are breastfeeding you should also avoid sage since the same thujone can reduce the supply of breast milk.
If you have a seizure disorder you should also avoid herbal remedies with sage since thujone can trigger convulsions in some people.
If you have high blood pressure you should also stay away from sage since it can increase blood pressure.
Women who are pregnant and breastfeeding should also avoid using ginseng.
Do not use/ avoid American ginseng if you have breast cancer, cancer of the ovaries, cancer of the uterus or any other hormone sensitive cancer or hormone sensitive condition like uterine fibroids and endometriosis. This is due to the fact that some American ginseng herbal preparations contain ginsenosides which act like the hormone estrogen in the body and can worsen these conditions.
If you have insomnia or trouble falling asleep and staying asleep avoid herbal preparations with American ginseng.
If you have Schizophrenia which is a mental condition you should avoid using herbal preparations with American ginseng.