Embrace Mother Nature: Prevent and Control Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes results from the body’s ineffective use of insulin. The risk of having Type 2 diabetes can be controlled and even prevented by some herbs and plants that our mother nature has already given us. Such a few plants were illustrated through this painting, “Embrace Mother Nature: Prevent and Control Type 2 Diabetes.” Jamun (Syzygium cumini), known as “miracle fruit” for people with diabetes for the presence of substances, namely jambosine and jamboline in seeds that slow down  the release of sugar in blood, which leads to lesser chances of sudden spike in blood sugar levels. Fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum-graecum) also help to lower blood glucose and can even reduce  the risk of having diabetes by slowing down digestion and absorption of carbohydrates. Gurmar  (Gymnema sylvestre) is considered to be another magical remedy for diabetic patients as it plays an  effective role in reducing cravings for sugar. Lastly, Neem (Azadirachta indica) is a great remedy for  treating diabetes since it is loaded with flavonoids, triterpenoid and glycosides. Diabetes has turned into an epidemic that shows no sign of being decreased. Hence, including these herbs and plants in diet can help to prevent and control type 2 diabetes.