Diabetes represents a disease in which the levels of blood sugar, or blood glucose, are high. The pancreas releases insulin and helps the body to store and use fat and sugar from the food we consume. Namely, diabetes can occur if the pancreas does not release insulin or if the body does not react adequately to insulin.

Diabetics can additionally cause other health problems, such as:

  • Heart disease
  • Nerve damage
  • Poor vision and blindness
  • Kidney failure
  • Hypertension

As yet, there isn’t a cure for diabetes. However, diabetics need to control their disease in order to stay healthy. Therefore, there are numerous natural remedies that help treat health ailments, including diabetes. For instance,mango leaves offer various benefits for diabetics.

Mango leaves, which are rich in gallic acid, mangaferin, caffeic acid, and flavonoids, have been used for treating diabetes and asthma for years. These active compounds in mango leaves can help effectively to get rid of toxins from the body and treat allergy symptoms. Moreover, mango leaves are high in ‘tannis’, which can help in the early treatment of diabetes and other diseases.

Benefits of mango leaves for diabetics

Mango leaves provide numerous benefits for diabetics, including:

1. Regulate cholesterol

Diabetics,who have high levels of cholesterol, are at a higher risk of experiencing heart damage. However, as mango leaves are rich in fiber, pectin and vitamin C, they can help lower bad cholesterol.

2. Regulate blood sugar

The extract of mango leaves can increase insulin production and glucose distribution, which in turn can help lower high levels of blood sugar.

3. Prevent diabetic retinopathy

Mango leave are high in vitamin A, which is crucial for eye health.

In addition, the extract of mango leaves can alleviate the symptoms of diabetes,including blurry vision, urination at night, sudden weight loss, etc.

How to consume mango leaves to manage diabetes?

In order to enjoy the health benefits of mango, you will need 10 – 15 fresh mango leaves. All you need to do is to boil water (100 – 150 ml) and let the mango leaves stay in the boiling water during the night.

In the morning, consume the leaves on an empty stomach. Consume mango leaves for 2– 3 months.

Sources:

1. https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/default.htm

2. https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/mango-leaves-diabetes/

3. https://guardian.ng/features/can-mango-leaves-cure-diabetes-high-blood-pressure/