Known as "Gurmar" in Hindi, Gymnema Sylvestre is a woody climbing shrub native to India and Africa. It's believed to reduce sugar cravings and may help lower blood sugar levels.
This vegetable, commonly used in Asian cooking, contains substances with anti-diabetic properties. It may help lower blood sugar levels due to its charantin, vicine, and polypeptide-p compounds.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in soluble fiber and have compounds that may help improve insulin sensitivity, thereby assisting in regulating blood sugar levels.
Studies have suggested that cinnamon might help improve insulin sensitivity and reduce fasting blood sugar levels.
Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger may also contribute to better glycemic control and potentially improve insulin sensitivity.
Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Some studies suggest it may help in managing blood sugar levels.
Aloe vera gel may have blood sugar-lowering effects, although more research is needed to confirm its efficacy in diabetes management.
Holy basil is believed to have anti-diabetic properties that might help reduce blood sugar levels. It's often used in traditional medicine for its various health benefits.