Turmeric Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
Turmeric and diabetes
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic syndrome manifested by increased blood sugar and a polymorphism of symptoms and clinical signs.
The known causes of etiology
- inflammatory lesions,
- acute or chronic pancreatitis,
- physical and psychological trauma,
- endocrine diseases (Basedow, Cushing, Pheochromocytoma),
- pathogenic agents,
- constant evolution with various complications like diabetic coma, cataracts, atherosclerosis with different localizations, etc.
Signs of the disease
- thirst and consumption of much more significant amounts of fluid. The consequences of this consumption are very frequent urination and weight loss despite a sufficient or even more abundant diet than usual.
Symptoms of diabetes
- peach colour of the face with red tendencies, especially in the forehead,
- itching and eczema, especially in the area of external genital organs,
- hair loss,
- tooth mobility,
- pain in the legs,
- visual disturbances.
In India, turmeric is not considered as a simple flavouring, but also a medicine that can effectively regulate blood sugar levels.
According to experts from the University of Gujarat, India, the secret to this spice is the active ingredient called Curcuma, which helps the pancreas to produce insulin when blood sugar tends to grow worrisome.
Blueberry tea cannot be absent from any diabetes diet. Place a spoon of crushed leaves in 250 ml of boiling water. Cover for 15 minutes and squeeze. Consume 2-4 cups a day. May also be used and macerated: place two teaspoons of ground Blueberries in 250 ml water for 12 hours, then squeeze.
Tea of walnut leaves: leaves contain tannin, volatile oils, bitter principles, flavonoids and vitamin C. Preparation: infuse 1-2 teaspoons to 200 ml of water or concentrate infusion from 2-3 tablespoons to 200 ml of water. Drink 2-3 cups a day. Tea is an excellent antidiabetic, with a sharp drop in blood sugar.
Antidiabetic tea - a box of antidiabetic tea (found in all herbal stores) contains a mixture of walnut leaves, lobster leaves, cranberry leaves with branches, seedless bean clusters, peppermint and dandelion grass. It is used as an adjunct in the treatment of diabetes. Preparation: Infusion of 2 g of the mixture into 250 ml of boiling water. Take 2-3 cups a day, unsweetened or sweetened with saccharin.
Tea of cranberry leaves: 1g of leaves (1 teaspoon of tea) added to a cup (200ml) with boiling water. Cover and let it infuse for 10-15 min. The recommended dose is 1 cup of 200 ml infusion administered 2-3 times a day. Tea is served as warm as possible after preparation.