The shiny, green leaves have a number of health benefits, due to which they have traditionally been used in home remedies in ancient medicinal practices. One such purported benefit of mango leaves is its ability to regulate blood sugar levels and manage diabetes.
A study conducted in 2010 showed that the mice who were given the mango leaves extract absorbed less glucose, which ultimately lowered their blood sugar levels,compared to those who were not.
Mango leaves extract can improve the insulin production in your body,which helps in stabilizing sugar levels in your blood.
Secondly, these leaves are also rich in many nutrients, such as pectin, fiber and vitamin C. This helps in lowering bad cholesterol levels in your body.
Thirdly, these leaves are also known to relieve the symptoms of diabetes, such as frequent urination at night, blurred vision.
They are also rich in antioxidants and you don’t have to be a diabetic to consume them. Anybody can have their nutritional benefits.
All that one needs to do is boil about 15 fresh mango leaves in 100 to 150 ml of water. Leave the concoction overnight and drink it before your breakfast in the morning in your empty stomach. (Also read –> Health Benefits Of Guava Fruit and Leaves)
Finally, it is hoped that larger clinical trials are conducted, regarding the use of mango and its components for managing a variety of conditions, that lead to the discovery of potent anti-diabetic drugs for the management and treatment of diabetes.
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