natural cures for diabetes

Diabetes medication can feel like a pretty big burden for some. The numerous side effects and constant monitoring can really take over your life after a while.

The good news is, this state of perpetual diabetes “high alert” doesn’t have to be permanent.

If you’ve been struggling to keep your diabetes symptoms and overall blood sugar under control, then this article will be a breath of fresh air for you.

Here are some effective natural cures for diabetes to get your symtpoms minimized and your sugar levels stabilized.

The goal here is to help you build a regimen that will put your diabetes management on autopilot, so you can focus more on the present moment and less on the restrictions of this treatable condition.

Things to Keep In Mind When Going The Natural Route…

Now, with any of the natural diabetes cures below, you’ll want to obviously make sure you aren’t allergic to any of the aforementioned ingredients.

Also, I always recommend that you keep your doctor in the loop when trying to resolve diabetes through a natural route. This way when they see more consistency in your blood work, they’ll know that it’s your diet supplementation that’s working and this can often lead to lower doses of medication – that’s always a good thing.


4148974472_44c444f8ab_zGinseng is a popular herbal remedy used to treat a wide range of diseases including diabetes.

Ginseng has anti-inflammatory properties, anti-cancer properties, and can help men with erectile dysfunction problems.

This is according to the Journal of Translational Medicine, the Vanderbilt¬-Ingram Cancer Center, and the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

In addition, both American Ginseng and Asian ginseng can significantly lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.


Onions greenMost people interact with onions while cooking. What they may not know is that the humble onion has compounds that can lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

To be precise, onions contain allyl propyl disulphide (APDS), quercetin, and flavonoids. These compounds play a big role in the breakdown of insulin as well as production of insulin by the pancreas.

More insulin translates to lower blood sugar levels. However, take note healthy people do not experience low blood sugar levels after eating onions. These compounds only seem to work in people with diabetes.

Fish oil

TilapyaFish oil, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, tends to improve glucose tolerance, especially in people with type 2 diabetes.

What’s more, even people with diabetic neuropathy have shown significant improvements after taking purified eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which is an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil.

Nevertheless, researchers are still studying the effects of fish oil on diabetes. Fish oil supplements tend to work well in people with type 2 diabetes. Medical experts and researchers are trying to find out why this is so.

Bitter melon

2959657087_9e84a382db_zBitter melon or momordica charantia is a plant that grows in parts of Africa, South America, and India.

This plant is commonly marketed as karolla, karela, or simply charantia.

It contains insulin-like peptides and alkaloids that lower levels of sugar in blood.

Crepe myrtle

3846549019_e5e53ed02b_zCrepe myrtle is a plant found in tropical countries.

According to an article published on, banaba, a species of crepe myrtle that grows in Southeast Asia and Philippines, has shown great promise in lowering blood sugar levels as well as helping the body to use insulin more efficiently, according to a study published by

Subjects involved in the aforementioned study experienced blood sugar level falls of between 20 and 30% after two weeks of taking crepe myrtle. You too can enjoy the same benefits by using crepe myrtle to manage diabetes.

Konjac root

8553755534_d3562ae2a2_zKonjac root or glucomannan is another herb that can help normalize blood sugar levels.

This root works by delaying the emptying of stomach contents. As a result, the body absorbs dietary sugar more slowly.

This is good news because one does not experience a “sugar hit/high” immediately after eating. Pregnant women can also use this herbal remedy to manage diabetes. The rule of thumb is to use 500-700mg of glucomannan per 100 calories of food to keep blood sugar at manageable levels.

Milk thistle

4782933498_feb06c529c_zMilk thistle or silibum marianum contains high levels of antioxidants and flavonoids, which keep blood sugar levels low.

In fact, diabetic retinopathy subjects involved in a study published by have experienced significant improvement or no deterioration since they started taking antioxidant nutrients.


acupunctureAcupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical practice that dates back to 1100 BCE, according to the author of An Introduction to Complementary Medicine.

It involves the stimulation of specific parts of the body (called dermatomes) using heat or very thin needles.

Though it is widely used to relieve pain, it can lower blood sugar levels. The only downside is acupuncture is unlikely to work for people with type 1 diabetes according to an article published by the British Acupuncture Council.

This means it will only benefit people with type 2 diabetes. According to the BAC, acupuncture can improve erectile dysfunction as well as numbness to certain parts of the body. The Acupuncture Massage College recommends treating diabetes with a combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines such as Liuwei Dihuang Wan or Baihu Jia Renshen tang because they have hypoglycemic properties.

How to Begin Reversing Diabetes

These natural cures for diabetes are just the start. Really, I’m sort of just giving you a bunch of the puzzle pieces here. Now I’m going to explain exactly how to supplement your diet and put the pieces in order to maximize their effects.

This video explains it all in step by step format. Watch it here right now and start reversing diabetes permanently – it’s as easy as following along and taking action.



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