8 Home Remedies for Diabetes

Actually there is no treatment that can cure diabetes but you can control your blood sugar level by living a healthy life style. There are various natural home remedies for diabetes that will help you control your blood sugar level.

July 6, 2017

Diabetes is one of the quickly developing lifestyle disorder that can be controlled by making a healthy life style with proper food diet. High blood sugar levels in the body is the main reason of Diabetes.Diabetes is basically two main types. Type 1 diabetes in which the body does not produce insulin and type 2 diabetes in which the insulin that is produced does not work properly. In spite of the fact that there are various treatment alternatives accessible to keep your glucose levels in control, home remedies can work effectively in accomplishing this task. Actually there is no treatment that can cure diabetes but you can control  your blood sugar level by living a healthy life style. There are various natural home remedies for diabetes that will help you control your blood sugar level.

Here are 8 successful home remedies for keep up your glucose levels and have a solid life style with diabetes. Apart from home remedies, You must consult your health specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Symptoms of Diabetes

Some of the common symptoms of diabetes include 

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Excessive thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Injuries takes time to heal
  • Blurred vision

Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd has various health benefits. It is also known as bitter melon. Bitter gourd is very helpful for controlling diabetes. It can lower your blood sugar level quickly. Bitter gourd is packed with anti-diabetic properties containing charantin, vicine and polypeptide-p. Charantin helps in lowering the blood sugar and polypeptide-p acts like insulin. All these substances helps in reducing blood sugar levels.

Things To Do

  • Take 2-3 bitter gourds and extract the juice after removing seeds. Add some water and then drink it on an empty stomach each morning.
  • Repeat this treatment on daily basis in the morning for 2-3 months.
  • You can also add bitter gourd everyday in your daily diet.


study shows that Cinnamon helps lower blood glucose levels in people with Type 2 diabetes.  cinnamon in its Powdered form has the capacity to lower blood sugar levels as it can insulin in your body. It also fight and prevents diabetes. It is an effective home remedy for uncontrolled type-2 diabetes.

Things To Do

  • Add half teaspoon of cinnamon in a cup of lukewarm water and drink it everyday.
  • You can also boil 2-4 cinnamon sticks in a cup of water and drink this solution after 20 minutes everyday.
  • You can also add cinnamon in your daily diet.


Fenugreek seeds are useful to control diabetes. It also increases the production of insulin. It reduces the absorption of carbohydrates and sugars as fenugreek is highly rich in fiber. Fenugreek is also helpful in increasing glucose tolerance and lower blood sugar levels.

Things To Do

  • Soak 1-2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight.
  • Drink the water along with the seeds in the morning on an empty stomach.
  • Follow this home remedy until you see the results.
  • You can also consume 2 tablespoons of powdered fenugreek seeds everyday with milk.

Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

Indian Gooseberry is one of the effective and traditional home remedy to control high blood sugar levels. It can regulate carbohydrate metabolism in the body as it contains a mineral called chromium. Indian gooseberry or Amla helps in functioning the pancreas properly. It is also highly rich in vitamin C. 

Things To Do

  • Extract the juice of 2-3 Indian gooseberries after removing the seeds. 
  • Add one cup of water with two tablespoon of the juice and drink it daily on an empty stomach.
  • You can also mix it with bitter gourd juice and drink it everyday for a few months.

Indian Black Berry(Jamun)

Indian blackberry contains glycoside which prevents the conversion of starch to sugar. It controls and lower blood sugar. You can use jamun leaves or berry or seeds in your home remedy for diabetes that is useful to reduce your blood sugar level. It is one of the useful fruit those are suffering from diabetes. Indian Black Berry has the ability to protect you from heart diseases and other vascular disorders.

Things To Do

  • Try to include this fruit in your diet  Whenever you get it in the market, Eat around five to six jamuns in the morning to control your blood sugar levels.
  • You can also mix a teaspoon of jamun seeds powder with a glass of warm water or milk and drink this on regular basis to reduce diabetes.


Neem leaves are easily available everywhere in India. Neem leaves are bitter in taste and contains various medicinal properties.  Neem upgrades insulin receptor affectability, enhances blood flow by enlarging the veins, brings down blood glucose levels and decreases one's reliance on hypoglycaemic medications. There are more medical advantages of neem.

Things To Do

  • Take few fresh neem leaves and extract the juice out of it.
  • Add some water with the neem juice and drink on an empty stomach for best results.

Green Tea

Green tea is highly beneficial for our body as it contains various medicinal properties. It is highly rich in polyphenol content. Polyphenol present in green tea basically helps in controlling the blood sugar level and helps the body to use insulin properly. Apart from this it also helps in reducing weight if you make a habit of drinking it regularly.

Things To Do

  • Soak a bag of green tea in a cup of hot water for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bag and drink the cup of this tea in the morning on empty stomach.

Drumstick leaves

Drumstick leaves is also known as moringa. It is best known for their potential to boost energy. Moringa leaf slows the blood sugar level and lower blood pressure in diabetes.

Things To Do

  • Take a few drumstick leaves and extract the juice out of it by grinding them.
  • Drink it on an empty stomach, every morning to keep your sugar levels under control.

Home Remedies for Diabetes