Diabetes mellitus: diabetes treatment herbs
Insulin - opens cell receptors and glucose - the fuel needed to all cells of the body to sustain life. Without insulin in glucose can not get into the cells, and then stored in a large number of blood sugar, causing a lot of problems.
There are two forms of diabetes: I type - insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, II type - insulin-independent. The second type of diabetes develops most often in the elderly, when the pancreas is still able to produce normal amounts of the hormone, but the broken tissue susceptibility to it. And in fact, and in another case, to maintain normal glucose metabolism is necessary to adhere to the assigned diet and dosed physical loads, as well as along with medical drugs conduct phytotherapy.
Treatment of diabetes herbs
Of course, to begin treatment with herbs can be only after a thorough examination and set the exact diagnosis. It is necessary to remember that herbal medicine for diabetes is appointed in addition to the basic treatment.
Admission medicinal plants need to be alternated every two to four months. And then the blood sugar levels with regular use fitosborov reduced or normalized (with the mild form of diabetes), which reduces the dose of insulin or even do without it.
In nature, many useful plants, or to facilitate healing for different diseases. It is a pity that often we just do not know. For example, Siberian ginseng and ginseng, which are known to most of us only as adaptogens. But these plants are great to increase insulin activity of the blood and normalize blood sugar levels.
Recipes with herbs in diabetes
Everywhere grows and dandelion, and in its composition has insulin-like substance - inulin. It also provides a hypoglycemic effect. Furthermore, dandelion positively affects the immune system. Dandelion roots can be bought at the pharmacy, and you can prepare yourself. Only this should be done in the autumn, when the leaves of the plant wilt.
- 2 tablespoons of dry powdered roots of dandelion put in a thermos, pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, leave for the night. Then strain and take 1/2 cup 3-4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.
Nettle is considered a weed, although it has more than 100 compounds of high biological activity. Typically, nettle is used to treat many chronic diseases in which the body's resistance is lowered. It is useful in cases of anemia, as it increases the amount of hemoglobin and red blood cells. It noted its positive effect in diseases of the liver, gastrointestinal tract, and even pulmonary tuberculosis. But few know that the use of leaves of this plant reduces the amount of sugar in the blood.
For the preparation of a useful drink, you will need 2 tablespoons of fresh leaves. They should be put into a thermos, pour 0.5 liters of boiled water, overnight. Then strain and take 1/4 cup 3 times a day 30 minutes before meals.
To avoid complications, which may give diabetes need to use medicinal plants containing pectin, for example, they are present in many legumes and acacia and woodwax. In addition, the pectin found in the fruit and flowers of elderberry, wild rose, plantain, and horsetail.
To help cope with the growing against the background of diabetes, cataracts, affect the metabolic processes in the body and soothe the rambunctious pancreas will help you blueberries and beans.
- 2 tablespoons bean leaflets fill in 1 liter of boiling water and cook on low heat for 2 hours, then cool and strain. Dosing: 1/2 cup 30 minutes before meals 3-4 times a day for 3-4 months.
1 teaspoon of blueberry leaves have to pour a glass of boiling water and infuse for 45 minutes. Drink in small sips in several stages. This is - a recipe serving. The day should be taken at least three cups of infusion.
You know what Stevia? Back in the old days when you do not know sugar, and America was not discovered by Columbus, the Guarani tribe of Indians have used this wonderful plant. It was enough to add a couple of leaves in a cup of herbs, and the drink became sweet. They called this herb "Kaa-exe", which means "sweet grass" or "honey leaf". Dried stevia leaves are 10 times sweeter than sugar. 2 table spoons of powder can replace a glass of sugar. On the basis of high quality stevia make low-calorie sugar substitute, it is safe for human health. Regular use of stevia reduces the level of glucose and cholesterol in the body, improves the rheological (fluid) properties of the blood, liver and pancreas.
- For the preparation of tea you will need 1 tbsp. teaspoon crushed dried stevia leaves per cup of boiling water. Then it is necessary to insist 10 minutes and strain.
When diabetes is prohibited to drink black coffee. But coffee drinkers can enjoy alleviate their suffering by means of chicory, and drink from it is curative. Notable actions include chicory calming effect on the nervous system, reducing blood sugar levels, improve metabolism and increase the body's defenses
- 2 tablespoons of the mixture of crushed roots and aerial part of chicory, taken in equal proportions, pour a glass of hot water, boil for 30 minutes, strain and squeeze. Take 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meals.
Dessert spoon birch buds pour a glass of boiling water, boil for 20 minutes, then to insist 6 hours, and take 1/2 cup a day (or 2 tablespoons 3 times a day) after meals.
1 tablespoon of chopped fruit, pour a glass of boiling water and boil 20 minutes. Infuse for 3-4 hours and drink tea instead.
Dessert spoon dry powdered berries, pour a glass of boiling water and boil for 10-15 minutes, leave for an hour and take 1 tablespoon 3 times a day before meals.
1 tablespoon of rosehip pour a glass of boiling water and boil for 15-20 minutes. Take 1/2 cup 3 ra¬za a day before meals.
The fruits of mountain ash
Dessert spoon of crushed fruit, pour a glass of boiling water and boil for 20 minutes, then to insist 3-4 hours. Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day before meals.
black currant berries
1 tablespoon dried crushed berries, pour a glass of boiling water and boil for 5 minutes. For 2 hours. Take 2 tablespoons 3 times daily after meals.
Leaves of black currant
1 tablespoon of crushed leaves, pour a glass of boiling water and boil for 10 minutes. Insist 4:00. Take 1/2 cup 3 times a day after meals.