Control diabetes naturally at home

Glucose is main source of energy and its level is maintained by insulin in our body. When there is a deficiency in insulin production by pancreas, it results in high blood sugar level called diabetes.

We need to take anti-diabetes medication to control high blood sugar. Along with this medicine, you can try natural therapy such as exercise, yoga, hydrotherapy, and food to control diabetes.

Foods helpful in diabetes

String Bean pods Tea is good natural substitute for insulin & highly beneficial for a person with diabetes as it contains hormonal substances that closely related to insulin.

Cucumber also contains a hormone needed by the cells of the pancreas for producing insulin along with low in calories and high in fibre content.

Onion and garlic are again beneficial effect in lowering blood sugar in diabetic person & also cholesterol especially garlic is much helpful.

Bitter gourd has an insulin-like principle which is plant insulin also called Polypeptide-p, which has been found helpful in lowering the blood and urine sugar levels.

Jamun fruit contains a glucoside called jamboline helpful to control the pathological conversion of starch into sugar in cases of increased production of glucose & also increases insulin sensitivity.


Exercise plays an important role in controlling diabetes such as light games, jogging, walking, swimming, etc. You should be regular and punctual in doing exercise.


Yogic asanas like bhujangasana, shalabhasana, dhanurasana, paschimottanasana, sarvangasana, halasana, ardh-matsyendrasana and savasana are helpful.

Yogic kriyas such as jalneti and kunjal, and Pranayama like kapalbhati, anuloma-viloma, and ujjai are highly beneficial.


Many people with diabetes suffer from constipation as well. In such cases, colonic irrigation is a very helpful part of treatment.

Bathing in cold water is very beneficial in increasing circulation and enhancing the capacity of muscles to utilize sugar.

Also some foods should be avoided by a diabetic people. For more information