Hypoclycemic plants act to lower abnormally high blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Plants with hypoglycemic activity have been the subject of numerous studies and intense interest because of the surge in adult onset dibetes. There are over 400 such plants, too many to list here. While many of these plants have shown promise in studies and in traditional medicines, their appearance on this list does not mean they can be considered primary treatments for diabetes, but certainly can be included as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Perennial Herb :
Marshmallow is a soothing and healing plant mainly due to it's high mucilage content. Marshmallow is added to cough and cold formulations for the treatment of harsh coughs, it acts as a mild expectorant and helps coat sore throats. Marshmallow's tannins ...
Reishi, or Ling zhi mushroom has been used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicines for thousands of years, who place it in the highest class of tonic medicines, those who benefit the vital life energy or Qi. ...
Perennial herb :
Watercress is a nutritional culinary food that can also be considered a medicinal plant. Watercress can help reduce the
prevalence and duration of colds when included in the diet along with garlic,
onions, and cayenne. It is one of the natural food ...
Yacon root and yacon root syrup are used as a sweetener by who need to control their blood sugar. Yacon is a prebiotic, feeding the 'good' bacteria of the gut helping digestion and stimulating the immune system....
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