14 helpful plants for diabetes

14 helpful plants for diabetes The advantage of the green pharmacy is its universal character. Little conditions remain untouched or not helped by nature in some away. Usually, a plant can be useful in more than one ways. Choose the one that fits you.

Nut tree leaves

They diminish the thirst and the glycosuria. It is administered an infusion from 20 g to a liter of water. Drink 3-4 cups a day.

The nut tree leaves is an effective method for digestive conditions, thus in constipation and for cleansing of the blood. Also, it is used for excellent effects in the treatment against diabetes and icterus.

An infusion from nut tree leaves, added in the bath water, is effective against scrofulosis and rickets, against osteoporosis and bone swellings and also against running toes and finger nails. Washes, including baths with this infusion added, helps in acne, running eruptions, feet sweat and leucorrhea. A concentrated infusion from nut tree leaves, added in you bath water, heals frostbites.

Artichoke leaves

Diabetic people can take advantage of the help from the leaves of this plant, using 30 g finely chopped leaves that are left to boil in 1/2 liter of water for 10 minutes and then filter. Drink a cup in the morning, on an empty stomach and another one in the evening, with some time before going to bed. In the evening, the treatment can be consumed with a few drops of lemon zest. Drink 2-3 cups a day.

It is proven that the artichoke is a powerful cholagogue. Causing the bile secretion, the plant has a powerful action on the digestion, facilitating the assimilation of food products. Arteriosclerosis, edema, weight gain - these are all cases in which the consumption of this plant is recommended.

Besides cholesterol, the uric acid and urea levels decrease after consuming artichoke. For hepatic cirrhosis, chop 80 g of leaves, macerate for 2 weeks in 150 ml alcohol and take 15 drops at once, on a piece of sugar, three times a day, before meals.

Burdock root

The ones suffering from diabetes can use an infusion from one tablespoon of leaves for a cup of water. Consume 2-3 cups a day. The roots have an anti-thermal action and have been very sought after during the plague epidemics.

The sweating tea is administered in case of fever, respiratory insufficiency, arthritis and epilepsy. Slowly drink one-two cups a day.

The large, fresh leaves are applied as compresses, not only for sprains, strains and feet hurt because of walking too much, but also for any type of burn, in carcinogenic ulcerous lesions and in scathing wounds.

Chicory, multifunctional

The chicory roots are prepared as an infusion and are consumed in amounts of two cups a day, being an excellent remedy for those suffering from diabetes. Chicory is used also for acne (as a tea, in association with burdock root and pansy), in angiocolitis, biliary dyskinesia, chronic constipations, for the increase in bile secretion. In nutrition, the plant is cultivated to prepare the chicory coffee, with gastric properties. For an internal use, it is recommended for angiocolitis, colicistitis, cough, heart failure, seborrhea.

Used externally, it helps heal wounds and cuts.

Sage leaves

For diabetes use an infusion from o teaspoon or o teaspoon and a half of leaves for a cup of water. Drink 2-3 cups a day. The sage tea has a beneficial effect on the sick liver, removing bloating and all indispositions related to the disorders of the liver. It has a cleansing action, eliminates too abundant mucosities from the respiratory apparatus and the stomach, stimulates the appetite and fight intestinal disorders and diarrhea.

Apply finely crushed sage leaves of bug stings. The sage tea is recommended externally especially for tonsillitis, throat conditions, dental abscesses, inflammations of the pharynx and oral cavity.


Take 500 g of leek, chop it finely and pour 700 ml white wine, leaving it covered for 24 hours, then filter. The resulting liquid should be consumed in the morning and in the evenings, one sip at a time.

A mucilage, abundant in the leek, has moisturizing and expectorant properties, recommended especially for treating larynx conditions, pharyngitis, bronchitis, tracheitis, hoarseness and the loss of your voice.

People suffering from gout, rheumatics, arthritis, lithiasis, arteriosclerosis, dyspepsia and obesity shouldn't overload their organism so as not to aggravate their condition. Seen from this point of view, leek is indicated to these sick people because it is easily digested.

Blueberries, the Jack-of-all-trades

Named "the vegetal insulin", the blueberries shouldn't be absent from the daily menu of those suffering from diabetes. Whenever you can, consume them as fresh fruits, and, when you cannot, use infusion from blueberry leaves or 50 de drops of blueberry tincture. You will get rid of urinary infections or cancer threat due to its rich amounts of antioxidants.

Its fruits have an antiseptic, antidiarrheal, diuretic, hypoglycemiant action. They are used for treating gout, diarrhea, rheumatics, urinary infections, uremia, enteritis, enterocolitis.

You can also use an infusion from a teaspoon of dried and shredded leaves, boiled with a cup of water, infused for 20 minutes. Drink two-three cups a days. For treating diabetes, hemorrhoids and oxiurosis consume 500 g of blueberries a day or a decoct from o teaspoon of dried blueberries, boiled for 5 minutes in a cup of water. Drink two cups a day. Use also for treating stomatitis, pharynx conditions or thrushes.

Onions, in your plate and not only

Even people with high levels of cholesterol are interested in including onions in their daily menu, because scientists have discovered that it also has an active role in lowering the levels of cholesterol. The sulphide essences of the onion, comparable to those of the garlic, both very volatile, are an effective germicide. Effective also against fungus and a vermifuge, the onion causes the elimination of intestinal worms. The sylicium it contains hardens the bones and regains the elasticity of arteries.


Nature has gifted the carrot with vitamins A, B, C, mi�neral salts and various elements: iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphor, sodium, carotene etc. Its composition, rich in active principles, renders the carrot the quality of a crucial therapeutical nutrient.

It can be included in the menu of those with hepatic conditions, those suffering from rheumatics, from gout and arthritis, in detoxification processes of the organism and for calming pains. The carrot juice combined with other vegetable juices are effective for diabetes.

The properties of the dandelion

The dandelion stalks, consumed fresh and the salad from dandelion leaves alleviates itchiness, eczema and rashes, improve the gastric juice and cleanse the stomach of all sort of substances that are hard to eliminate.

The fresh stalks can painlessly dissolve the biliary calculus and stimulates the hepatic and biliary activity. Besides mineral salts, the dandelion contains healing and synthesis substances highly important in removing metabolic disorders.

Due to its cleansing effect, it is helpful in arthritis and rheumatics. The dandelion is used in combination of plants that are useful for those suffering from diabetes.

Green beans juice

It contains vitamins A, B, C, mineral salts, carbohydrates, oligoelements. It is diuretic, cleansing, anti-infectious, hepatic tonic. It is used in rheumatics, gout, diabetes, renal lithiasis.

Administer in amounts of 1/2 glass a day. Scientists having studied this vegetable have discovered, in its composition, mineral salts with extraordinary properties. The carbohydrates and the chlorophyll contained by it provide the organism with vigor, being a food product highly recommended in the nutrition of those in a convalescence period or for those suffering from asthenia.

"Gifted" with diuretic properties, it has a favorable action for edema and water retention. As bananas, green beans contain substances very easily assimilated by the organism, vital, among others, to our brain. Green beans are very rich in vegetal fibers that prevent the absorption of sugars and reduce insulin secretion.

Celery, a fitotherapeutic help

Those that consume celery on a regular basis rarely suffer from gout or rheumatics. This condiment has a special flavor due to an oil in its composition, the sedadonic anhydride.

Actually, it is this oil the one that partially prevents or improves rheumatics. The consumption of celery it is recommended both to those suffering from asthenia and those with mineralization conditions (these sick people will find, among the compounds of celery, the elements necessary to regain their physical strength - vitamins B1, B2, C; calcium, magne�sium, phosphor, copper etc.) as well to those suffering from diabetes.

Garlic, also for those suffering from diabetes

The allicin in the garlic has, among others, the ability to thin the walls of blood vessels, to increase the volume of arteries, thus easing the circulation of blood. One or two garlic cloves can protect you from many health problems and especially from cholesterol and triglycerides (in amounts above normal ones).

It is a disinfectant of the respiratory ways and has an important part in treating brocho-pulmonary disorders. It is used with outmost success also in cases of diabetes, helping to lower the sugar level in the organism. It cleanses the digestive apparatus, fights intestinal fermentation and kills intestinal worms.