Basil leaves which we know as Tulsi is an herb that is considered holy by many religious and especially in India Hindu people worship this plant; it is revered for its divine properties and most commonly used in Indian households. It has a pleasant aroma;
Tulsi plant is hairy with multiple branches and small tender leaves. Tulsi plant is widely grown throughout the world and eaten as a food or taken as a supplement. All things of this plant or herb including stem, leaves and oils are used medicinally having amazing benefits. With immense benefits right from clear skin to dissolving kidney stones,
Tulsi is a tonic for entire body and we are going to surprise you to tell you that it is so beneficial to treat the diabetes and it helps lower high blood glucose levels. Here are some effective home remedies to maintain your blood sugar levels and to lead a healthy life with this dangerous disease.
Diabetes is one of the modern age diseases and it is governed by high sugar content in blood, it is a silent killer. Sudden thirst, frequent urination, extreme fatigue, weakness, changes in appetite, abnormal weight loss without any obvious reasons are some symptoms of diabetes.
Pancreas secrets enzyme insulin which is required for digestion of sugar and when our body fails to secret required insulin, the condition is called type 1 diabetes. This type of diabetes is cured by injecting insulin at regular interval.
In type 2 diabetes, body cells are capable to of using insulin properly or show resistance to insulin. It can be caused by obesity and poor diet, the treat of type 2 diabetes is a challenge and it involves various medications.
Diabetes can be caused by various reasons as obesity, stress, unhealthy food, alcohol and smoking are some factors that cause diabetes and in some cases it is genetic. Although there are numerous treatments to keep your blood sugar levels in control,
Tulsi leaves can work wonders in achieving this task. Tulsi leaves help to lower fasting and post-meal blood glucose level.
Consume or chew two or three Tulsi leaves whole or you can take one tablespoon of Tulsi leaves juice on an empty stomach to lower the blood sugar levels. Basil leaves or Tulsi leaves are packed with antioxidants and essential oils that produce carophyllene, eugenol, and methyl eugenol.
These compounds collectively help the pancreatic beta cells (cells in the body that store and release insulin) to function properly, increase sensitivity to insulin, lower blood sugar level and treat diabetes effectively. American Association warns that consume Tulsi leaves as a food product or under the recommendation of your health care practioner.