Manage Your Diabetes Naturally With These Herbs & SpiceS


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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Diabetes can be managed through diet and lifestyle modifications. Here are some herbs and spices that may help control diabetes and stabilize blood sugar levels.


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1. Cinnamon

Studies suggest that a regular intake of cinnamon may help reduce HbA1c levels.

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Aloe vera is considered good for people with diabetes as it has been shown to protect and repair the beta cells in the pancreas that produce insulin.

2. Aloe Vera

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Include fenugreek leaves or seeds in your diet, as they contain a compound called galactomannan, which helps lower high blood glucose levels.  

3. Fenugreek or Methi

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The high antioxidant content of basil makes it a superb herb for people with diabetes.

4. Basil

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Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin. This compound has been shown to possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, heart, and neuroprotective properties.

5. Turmeric

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Oregano contains plant-based compounds that stimulate insulin secretion and prevent blood sugar spikes.

6. Oregano

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Ginger increases insulin sensitivity and promotes insulin secretion.

7. Ginger

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