Navigation Links
Herbal Twist: Plausible Cure for Diabetes 'Crops' Up

We have always gone back to nature and tapped its endless resources for cures to many nagging ailments. With the world stepping into the 'herbal' mode, not surprising that// scientists have drawn upon the medicinal character of a crop that has been in circulation for thousands of years and may even assist in the management of blood sugar levels in patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes.

The herb named as Milk thistle also called by the name silymarin, has been in use to effectively treat problems with the liver - cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis and ailments in the gallbladder.

Fallah Huseini, employed at the Institute of Medicinal Plants in Teheran, said,' We don't know the exact mechanism of action for this effect, but this work shows that silymarin could play an important role in treating type 2 diabetes.'

Ms Huseini analyzed the reaction of daily supplements of silymarin alongside a placebo in 51 diabetic sufferers. Nearly 50% of the patients received 200 milligrams of silymarin thrice a day for a duration of four months and the remaining half received the placebo along with their traditional medicines for diabetes. The finding reveled that after the four month period, the group that had consumed the herbal medication recorded reduced blood sugar levels compared to their earlier levels.

'The results are very encouraging, and we now need to do further large multi-centre studies,' Ms Huseini said.

The charity Diabetes UK has warned, though there are some materials which may lower blood glucose levels in people suffering type 2 diabetes, yet it is not a cure and should not be in lieu of the conventional medication. Quoting the advice of Diabetes Spokesperson, 'Studies have shown that the best method of controlling glucose levels is through a combination of regular physical activity, a healthy diet and the relevant prescribed medication. This study is very small and still in its early stages, therefore we woul d not recommend using milk thistle or any other supplement for people with diabetes.'

The findings of this study are reported in the journal Phytotherapy Research.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Herbal Drug In Controversy
2. Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at
3. Herbal treatment should be estimated
4. Herbal extract aids in rheumatoid arthritis
5. Herbal supplement ephedra posing threat to peoples health
6. Herbal Remedy Risky for Cancer Patients
7. Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis
8. Herbal Remedies For Insomnia And Anxiety May Be Ineffective
9. Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment
10. High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines
11. Law ensuring safety and quality of Herbal drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Happy Living’s mission - to improve the health and wellbeing ... entertaining and delicious worlds of theatre and wines. , After watching Scott Barry ... turn his play into a book. The Greener The Grass ( https://www.happyliving.com/books/the-greener-the-grass ) was ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently ... Native Remedies that helps promote pancreatic health and regulate blood sugar levels ... prescription-based approaches can have negative side effects, and with the changes in today’s ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... Silicon Valley startup Enke Life has ... Their electric toothbrushes aggressively attack oral bacteria by reducing dental plaque and other ... edge Enke technology with a premium timeless design, they want to redefine the ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 ... ... offer groceries, wearable, and more products at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, ... Smart Mart has stated to offer wearable, and customers can find clothing at ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... , ... September 21, 2017 , ... With ProSlideshow Portrait ... and easy to do. Users can select from up to two layers of subject ... click of a mouse all within Final Cut Pro X. , With ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)... BioLife Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ), the ... and tissue hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze ... and CEO, will be presenting at two investment conferences in ... th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 12th, ... conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... Sept. 6, 2017 Eli Lilly and Company ... present new data for galcanezumab and lasmiditan, two investigational ... International Headache Society (IHC) taking place Sept. 7-10 in ... will highlight new, long-term data from an open-label study ... galcanezumab (120 mg and 240 mg) for the prevention ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ) (TASE: ORMP) ... the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding ORMD-0801, the ... At the meeting, the FDA gave clear ... would be a Biologics License Application (BLA).  Such a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: