Balances Blood sugar Promotes Healthy insulin levels Controls appetite and food craving. Promotes weight loss
Bitter Melon Principle constituents are lectins, charantin and momordicine. The fruits have long been used in India as a folk remedy for diabetes mellitus. Lectins from the bitter gourd have shown significant antilipolytic and lipogenic activities.
Indian Gooseberry Can be attributed to the high vitamin C content, awls enhances food absorption acid, balances the liver, nourishes the brain and mental fuctioning, supports the heart, strengthens the lungs, regulates elimination, enhances fertility, helps the urinary system, is good for the skin.
Fenugreek Is an herb that is commonly found growing in the Mediterranean region of the word. Fenugreek seeds have been found to contain protein, vitamin C, niacin, potassium, and diosgenin. Other active constituents in fenugreek are alkaloids, lysine and L-tryptophan, as well as steroidal saponins (diosgenin, yamogenin, tigogenin, and neotigogenin).
Java Plum Fruit regarded in traditional medicine as a specific against diabetes. Because of its effect on the pancreas. The seeds contain a glucose lamboline' which is believed to have the power to check the pathological conversion of starch into sugar in case of increased production of glucose. Its reduces the quantity of sugar in urine and allays the unquenchable thirst. Ref : text : Bharprakash niganthu.
In humans with type II diabetes, banaba extract, at a dose of 16-48mg per day for 4-8 weeks, has been shown to be effective in reducing blood sugar levels (5%-30% reduction) and maintaining tighter control of blood sugar fluctuations. An interesting "side-effect" of tighter control of blood sugar and insulin levels is a significant tendency of banaba to promote weight loss (an average of 1 KG. per month) without significant dietary alterations. It is likely that modulation of glucose and insulin levels reduces total caloric intake somewhat and encourages moderate weight loss.
GYMNEMA SYLVESTRE, an Ayurvedic herb, comets be known as "destroyer of sugar" because, in ancient times. Ayurvedic physicians observed that chewing a few leaves of Gymnema sylvestre suppressed the taste of sugar. It is used today all over India for controlling blood sugar.
Special precautions and Warning Diabetics should continue with the medicines prescribed by their doctor. Diab Veda can affect blood sugar control, so diabetics should monitortheir blood sugar levels closely.
Excessive dose of Diab Veda may actually lower Blood sugar to the point of Hypoglycemia. Stop using Diab Veda at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. Also to be avoided during pregnancy and feeding.
Dosage : Take 2 Capsules daily (morning and evening). Very positive effect on blood sugar levels are observed after 2-3 months. This herbal supplement can be regularly used over long period of time.