Herbal Remedies For Hypoglycemia

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Symptoms of hypoglycemiaThe use of medicinal herbs to maintain the right levels of glucose is a remedy that is highly advocated. The most common cause of hypoglycemia is overusage of anti-diabetic drugs or insulin in diabetes mellitus patients. The skipping of meals or eating insufficient amounts can also be a cause. In young children, the presence of diarrhea due to a Rota virus infection is the prime suspect.

  • Ginseng- Ginseng helps to reduce fluctuations in blood sugar levels by stimulating the body cells to produce glucose more efficiently.

  • Mugwort- According to herbalists, this can make the pancreas perform better by reducing its sluggishness. 

  • Licorice- To treat shivering and shaking of the arms, a prime symptom of hypoglycemia, this herb can help by aiding in the conversion of glucose in body cells. 

  • Gentian Root- The juice from this root has traditionally been used to improve digestion and absorption of food. It also enhances appetite and these characteristics make it very useful for those who wish to normalize blood sugar levels in a natural manner. 

  • Astragalus- A valuable medicinal herb, astragalus is often used to increase absorption of glucose from the small intestines when the presence of an infection depletes the body's storage of glucose.

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