Diabetes has become a very common disease lately. It is found in so many people in the world. This disease is becoming riskier day by day.Basically, diabetes causes the high level of sugar or glucose in the blood as it stops the pancreas from producing enough insulin which is needed to use this glucose. There are 2 types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes destructs the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. The type 2 diabetes doesn’t affect the insulin production, but doesn’t let the body to use it effectively. This disease can easily become life-threatening because it affects all the aspects of our life.
There’s no full proved cure for diabetes, but people can lead a very healthy and normal life if they maintain discipline and follow a suitable diet for this disease. The doctors always recommend the patients to avoid sugar and sweet foods in order to keep their diabetes in a controllable level.
Now, let’s talk about diabetes cure. We can actually use honey to cure it. Though honey is sweet and many researchers believe that it shouldn’t be consumed by a diabetes patient, a research at the Islamic Establishment for Education in the United Arab Emirates claims that honey can actually reduce the glucose level in blood.
Honey is also rich in many vital vitamins and minerals. Honey also needs lower insulin level and does not increase the sugar level in blood. So it is totally safe to say that diabetes patients can easily consume honey.
Types of Honey
There are different types of honey available in the market right now. All of them have different benefits. Following are those types of natural honey which are the most beneficial for health.
- Buckwheat Honey
- Acacia Honey
- Neem Honey
- Manuka Honey
Among all of these honey, the neem honey is highly recommended for the diabetes patients. The neem honey is extracted from the neem flowers and have the capabilities of neem to control the sugar level of blood.
There are some very effective Ayurveda home remedies with honey for both type 2 and type 1 diabetes patients. These remedies have a high success rate and used by many diabetes patients. So let’s check out the remedies in details.
Honey, Basil leaves, Neem leaves and Turmeric
This remedy is very effective for controlling the blood sugar levels. All of these natural ingredients are already known for their ability of boosting immunity and controlling blood sugar levels.Basil leaves can increase the production of insulin, reduce glucose level of blood and also can help to prevent the cardiovascular complications in diabetes.
The extract of the neem leaves can improve the sensitivity of insulin very effectively which helps your body to control the blood sugar level more efficiently.
Turmeric can prevent the inflammation in the body which kills insulin-producing cells of the body. Now that we know the benefits of the vital ingredients of the remedy, let’s talk about the remedy itself.
- 50 grams powder of dried basil leaves
- 50 grams powder of dried neem leaves
- 1 table spoon of honey
- 50 grams of turmeric powder
- A glass jar
- First, take a bowl and add dried basil leaf powder, neem leaf powder and turmeric powder in it and mix them nicely
- Store this dry mixture in a glass jar
- Take 1 table spoon of honey and 1 table spoon of this dry mixture and mix them nicely for consumption
- Consume this mixture every morning in empty stomach
- If continued daily, this remedy will help to regulate the sugar level of the blood and thus help to improve the health conditions of diabetes patients
Honey, Cinnamon and Fruit Smoothie
As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal for diabetes patients. After a long fasting period of 8/9 hours, a healthy breakfast with good supply of glucose is very essential. Otherwise many health complications may occur.
For a healthy breakfast with sufficient supply of glucose, honey is a very vital ingredient. Honey with fresh fruits, cinnamon, yogurt or milk in breakfast can really help the diabetes patients.
- 1 cup of skim milk
- ½ cup of low-fat yogurt
- 1 cup of fresh strawberries
- ¼ cup of honey
- 2 table spoons of cinnamon powder
- First wash the strawberries nicely and cut them in 2 halves
- Peel off the banana and cut it in small or medium pieces
- Then add the chopped fruits, honey, yogurt, cinnamon powder into the blender
- Then blend them for 1 or 2 minutes in medium speed
- Pour the mixture and drink it quickly
- This smoothie is a very healthy breakfast for diabetes patients as this contains enough glucose, vitamins and minerals which are needed for diabetic patients
- Continuation of drinking this in breakfast can rapidly improve the blood sugar level and help improving the overall health condition
Honey, Ginger and Lemon Tea
Kidney related complications are one of the major problems faced by diabetes patients. This honey, ginger and lemon tea can help a lot to avoid these type of kidney complications.
Ginger contains high level of zinc which supports the production and secretion of insulin to maintain the right sugar level in blood. Also the combination of honey with lemon is also effective against different problems of diabetes like blood pressure and problems of heart.
- A whole Nos of lemon juice
- 1 table spoon of honey
- 4 cups of water
- 2/3 inch piece of ginger
- 1 Nos of lemon slice
- Put the slices of ginger on a large saucepan with water and let it boil for about 20 minutes
- Remove the saucepan from the heat, add lemon juice and let it steep for another 20 minutes
- Pour the ginger lemon tea in a cup, add honey and stir well
- Enjoy the tea warm with a lemon slice
- Try taking this tea regularly and see the astonishing results for yourself
Honey, Bitter Melon, Ginger and Lemon Remedy
As we all know, the patients of type 2 diabetes can’t use the body insulin effectively. This honey, bitter melon, ginger and lemon smoothie can help a lot with that. The bitter melon is an excellent fruit for treating type 2 diabetes.
- 1 table spoon of honey
- 1 table spoon of salt
- 1 Nos of chopped bitter melon
- 1 table spoon of grated ginger
- ½ Nos of lemon juice
- ½ cup of chilled water
- First, soak the bitter melon pieces in salted water to reduce the bitterness and after that, rinse them with clean water
- Then add the bitter melon pieces in the blender with chilled water and blend them for about 1 minute until the puree gets a smooth consistency
- Pour the puree in the glass, add honey, lemon juice, grated ginger and stir well
- Drink the smoothie quickly for the best results
- Drinking this smoothie can improve your blood sugar level very efficiently and treat diabetes nicely
These were the home remedies which can cure diabetes very effectively and all of them involves honey. Try them at home and enjoy the astonishing results for yourself. Before that make sure you’ve consulted with your doctor and consume honey in a moderate level. Too much of anything is bad. Check your blood sugar level regularly and do healthy exercises. This is how you can enjoy a totally normal and healthy life even with diabetes.