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Diabetes: 14 Simple, effective herbs that works.

Diabetes mellitus is caused by persistent high level of sugar (Glucose) in the blood due to insufficient quantity of a hormone called Insulin.

The normal level of Sugar in the blood is 65 – 110mg/dl.

Types of Diabetes

There are different types of Diabetes but the major ones are

  1. Prediabetes
  2. Type 1
  3. Type 2

Symptoms of Diabetes

  1. Abnormal thirst (Polydipsia).
  2. Frequent urination (Polyuria).
  3. Weight loss.
  4. Hunger (Polyphagia).
  5. Blurred vision.
  6. Tiredness.

Not every body experience all these symptoms.

Diagnosis

The most reliable way to detect diabetes is using a Glucometer.

A blood sample is taken after a person has fasted overnight. This is called Fasting blood sugar. The sugar level should never be more than 126mg/dl.

Blood sample of a person who has eaten can be taken but it should never be more than 200mg/dl. This is called Random blood sugar.

14 Herbal remedies

1. Bitter leaves

Vernonia amygdalina
This herb reduces the high level of sugar drastically and helps to repair the kidney. Squeeze the leaves in water and take 1- 2 glasses two to three times daily.

2. Bitter melon

Mormodica charantia
Squeeze fresh leaves in water and take a glass three times a day.

3. Brimstone

Morinda lucida
Squeeze fresh leaves in water with Bitter leaves and take a glass three times a day.

4. Cashew bark

Anacardium Occidentale
Boil the bark of the stem and take a glass four times a day.

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5. Corn silk

Zea mays
Boil the silk in water, allow to cool and take one glass three times daily.

6. Garlic

Allium sativum
Combined with other herbs like Bitter leaves, mistletoe, Garlic helps in lowering high blood sugar level.

7. Mango leaves

Mangifera indica
Boil the leaves and take a glass three times daily.

8. Mistletoe

Viscum album
Taking a cup of mistletoe daily for 5 months have helped greatly in controlling high blood sugar.

9. Pawpaw leaves

Carica papaya
Green pawpaw leaves is very good for diabetes and Diabetes induced hypertension. Squeeze the leaves in water and take 200mls three times a day.

10. Plantain leaves

Musa paradisiaca
Green plantain leaves is useful in treating diabetes. Just boil the leaves in water and drink twice a day.

11. Plantain root juice

Musa paradisiaca
Pound plantain roots to get the juice, mix with half of volume of juice you get and you have a potent remedy for diabetes. Take Two spoon three times daily.

12. Scent leaves.
Ocimum gratissimum
Squeeze fresh leaves in water with Bitter leaves and take a glass three times a day.

13. Stool wood

Alstonia bonnei
Boil the leaves and take a glass three times daily.

14. Water

Even though this is not a herb, I added it because of its usefulness.
Taking adequate water regularly is very good in maintaining a very good health. Take two to three cups of water before you go to bed at night.

PS: Do not stop taking your medications abruptly.

PSS: Ensure you check your blood sugar regularly.

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Coconut oil – Discover the cure for chronic diseases.

Coconut oil may be the solution people suffering from chronic diseases like Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases may be looking for.

According to Wikipedia,

“A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.

The term chronic is often applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months.

Common chronic diseases include arthritisasthmacancerchronic obstructive pulmonary diseasediabetes and some viral diseases such as hepatitis C and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. An illness which is lifelong because it ends in death is a terminal illness.”

Chronic (prolonged) diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease are very expensive to manage and can punch a deep hole in your funds.

Not only that, medically, there is no  cure.

So, the quality of life depends on access to good health Care system and ability to pay for the treatment and drugs.

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This is where the problem is, most people especially in the villages, poor and third world countries don’t have access to see specialist.

Coconut milk

Health benefits of Coconut oil

According to webmd, People use coconut oil by mouth for diabetesheart diseasechronic fatigueCrohn’s diseaseirritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Alzheimer’s diseasediarrhea, quality of life in people with breast cancerthyroid conditions, energy, and boosting the immune system.

The health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight lossrelieving symptoms of yeast infections, skin and hair care, improving digestion, and boosting immunity.

Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)

Coconut oil holds the promise of helping to improve their health greatly.

This video shows that Coconut oil may actually help in improving the health conditions to people suffering from chronic diseases.

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