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Top 10 Herbs and Spices for Diabetes

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7. Aloe Vera

aloe vera

Aloe vera gel helps lower fasting blood glucose levels. It contains phytosterols that have antihyperglycemic properties. In addition, the high fiber content helps the body use glucose effectively and remove excess sugar from the blood.

A 2012 study by the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Beni-Sueif University in Egypt shows a promising anti-diabetic effect of aloe vera extract for treating Type 2 diabetes.


A 2015 study published in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders says that use of aloe vera extract in pre-diabetic patients can reverse impaired blood glucose within four weeks.


8. Cloves


This herb contains antioxidant as well as anti-inflammatory properties that help lower blood glucose levels. It helps prevent some of the complications associated with diabetes, such as renal impairment, heart disease, eye disease and vascular problems.

A 2006 study published in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology suggests that daily intake of 1 to 3 grams of cloves is beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes to manage their glucose and total cholesterol levels.


Simply add a little of this herb to your foods or chew a few cloves daily.

Top 10 Herbs and Spices for Diabetes was last modified: August 8th, 2015 by Top10HomeRemedies
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10 thoughts on “Top 10 Herbs and Spices for Diabetes”

  1. Here is a lots of tips and homemade remedies by which you can find the solution of different problem at home. I think that anybody can get benefit from this, very nice article and very nice homemade remedies, this is a just awesome site for those who don’t want to be go to Dr. e.g. for children, adults and also old agers. You can make your own remedies at home and can find the awesome result in home. In short this is just awesome

  2. Wouldn’t it be great if nutritionist gave patients this information? Naturally doctors won’t because they have to prescribe medications with more side effects which will cause more damage in the long run but they profit from Big Pharma and that’s the bottom line.

  3. I have been using a diabetic cookbook that peasant of these spices over and over. My husband’s blood sugar started going down drastically very quickly. Yes they are very heAlthy recipes but I have noticed the use of the same spices over and over. There is no doubt in my mind that these spices are helping.

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