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Over the ages, herbal medicines have been proven to treat diabetes and have numerous other uses in modern times.
Insulin rich substances are found in a number of plants and other species. What follows is a short yet descriptive review of various plants rich in diabetes substances and the process that of interaction in order to better understand it.
Remember that individual persons have different health related issues and constitution, so is true with how herbs, medication and other elements interact. If you are planning to take the alternative herbal medication, you are advised to seek the opinion from medical authorities specifically those with competent knowledge about these.
Among the many herbal alternatives, here’s a review of some few:
1. European blueberry (Vaccinium Myrtillus) This is also known as bilberry. You may take 2-3 handful of leaves of this plant, soak in four cups of hot water for an hour. The leaves of this plant are known to be rich in natural sugar lowering action as stressed by traditional herbal medicine. Three cups of the concoction everyday will help you see result fast. Lately, it has been learned that berries or their extract bring more benefit to our health.
2. American Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) Both animals and human studies conducted in 1985 have shown that this plant is rich in saponin that has shown hypoglycemic effect and increases the production of insulin. A separate study also shows American Ginseng to have successfully prevented type II diabetes blood sugar level from elevating.
3. Bitter Melon (Momordia Charantia) a study conducted in 2003 which was published in Americal Journal of Health-System Pharmacy showed hypoglycemic effect of this plant and is said to be more potent compared to Tolbutamide, a well known hypoglycemic drug. This is because of the active ingredient called charantin. Commonly found in India, Philippines, Malaysia and Australia, this herb can be served in various forms: saut
I am an Indian student headed to US for Higher Education. I am taking Homeopathy Medicines for sometime for allergies and other health related issues. I would like to know if i can carry them from India to US ? Won’t it be a problem while checking in airport ? Won’t it be mistaken for drugs ? Is Homeopathy recognized in US ? Has anyone carried Homeopathy medicines from any other country to US ? Thanks in advance & thanks for your time. Cheers !
I want to take Echinachea (sp?) and Milk Thistle, but I don’t know if I am supposed to take them several hours apart, or days apart, How do we decide how often and how many we can take, Will it confuse the body. ?
I have no insurance and very little money so consulting or going to someone is out of the question.
gair_2 thanks that’s a nice little laugh to brighten my day.
Does a typical pharmacy nowadays contain any naturopathic medicines that might be in tune with naturopathy and naturopathic medicine?