is it advisable to take bitter gourd juice along with insulin & oral anti diabetic drug

You can continue the intake of bitter gourd juice as it is a natural herb and does not have any side effects. Bitter Gourd also known as Bitter Melon essentially aids in regulating blood sugar levels.  It is one of most effective and known natural cure for controlling sugar levels from rising abruptly. It also helps the body function normally. Clinical studies suggest a higher advantage of the bitter melon for people with diabetes 2.  This herb is an excellent source of iron, beta carotene, calcium and potassium. It is also rich in vitamins C and B 1 to 3, phosphorus and fiber.  It is proven to work wonders on the liver organ.  It is believed to contain insulin.

Other natural treatments for diabetes
  • In fact you could use another wonder herb, the Indian gooseberry, which is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Take a cup of bitter gourd juice and add a tbsp of gooseberry.  Drink the mixture daily for at least a couple of months.
  • A simple and not so bitter home remedy is the use of mango leaves. Add 10 – 12 fresh mango leaves in 1 glass of water. Keep it overnight. Strain it and drink the next morning.
  • Grapefruits are also considered beneficial in the treatment fo diabetes. Consume 3-4 grapefruits at least three times in a day.

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