Evening Primrose is known to improve nerve functioning and can be extraordinarily helpful in breaking down a condition of insulin resistance.
Gymnema Sylvestre has saponin compound, which acts by interceding the insulin receptor point, thus regulating blood sugar levels. It maintains blood glucose levels within the normal range. It helps in restoring the lost pancreatic function. The therapeutic dose is 2 doses of 260 mg, daily.
Chromium Picolinate lowers blood glucose levels. It acts by helping the insulin to adhere to the cell walls so that the insulin receptors can take up glucose thereby reducing the blood glucose levels in the bloodstream.
Pyncnogenol controls the blood glucose levels by decreasing blood pressure and lowering LDL or bad cholesterol levels.
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Alpha Lipoic Acid is an approved diabetes treatment in Germany. It is used in the treatment of diabetes as it restores insulin function. The therapeutic dose is up to 600 milligrams daily.
Vitamin D decreases blood glucose levels in patients diagnosed with
prediabetes. The therapeutic daily dose is calcium 500 mg and vitamin D of 700 mg. Children administered with 2000 IU of vitamin D during their first year of life are associated with reduced risk of type 1 diabetes. Exposure of the body to the sunlight helps the body in producing vitamin D, which in turn helps in regulating the blood glucose levels.
Children with antibodies to insulin producing beta cell proteins are treated with vitamin B-3, which is also called niacin. They have less than half the chances of onset of diabetes in a 7 year time span than the development of diabetes in the general population. They also have a lower incidence relative to those with antibodies as above but not administered with vitamin B3 (niacin).
Acetyl L — Carnitine
Acetyl L – Carnitine is generally referred to as Carnitine. It is a derivative of two amino acids, lysine and methionine. It is used in the treatment of diabetes as it lowers insulin resistance and fat content in muscle. The therapeutic dose is 2000 mg daily.
Benfotiamine is used in the treatment of diabetes as it reduces oxidation associated with food with high AGE or glycotoxins. It also improves blood flow condition in type-2 diabetes. The therapeutic dose is 400 mg per day.
Mulberry Leaf Extract
Mulberry Leaf Extract is useful in treating prediabetes and type-2 diabetes. On an average, 44% of the post meal sugar spikes are reduced by mulberry leaf extract. The therapeutic dose is 100 mg of the extract, twice a day.
Asian Ginseng significantly lowers blood glucose levels in the bloodstream. The
therapeutic dose is 200mg. However, side effects like excitability and nervousness may be observed.
Omega – 3- Fats
Omega – 3 Fats are found in fish oil and act by reducing the blood sugar peaks.
Galega Officinalis is a potent herb, which helps in maintenance of normal glucose levels in the bloodstream.
Ginko Biloba is a herb, which helps in maintenance of normal glucose levels in the bloodstream.
Turmeric is a wondrous herb. One tea spoon of ground turmeric per day can balance blood glucose and maintain normal blood glucose levels.
Capsaicin, an ingredient found in red pepper is known to have healing properties in conditions of pain, in the joints and inflammatory diseases is being studied for a possible treatment of a malfunctioning pancreas.