Gymnema sylvestre :-
Gymnema sylvestre is an effective hypoglycemic component in Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes. The common name of the herb is Gurmar, which means the sugar crusher. The efficacy of Gymnema sylvestre leaves in reducing the blood sugar level has been demonstrated in experimental and clinical studies. Treatment with the herb helps to lower the fasting blood sugar level. By assisting regeneration of the residual pancreatic beta cells, it reduces dependence on insulin medications.
Coccinia Indica :-
Coccinia indica is a powerful anti-diabetic agent. By regulating breakdown of starch, it helps to prevent sudden surge of blood sugar after consuming carbohydrates. It could also protect the vital organs from the adverse effect of high blood sugar level.
Abnormal changes in the fatty acid composition in diabetics could be prevented by consuming Coccinia indica leaves. By raising the plasma vitamin C level and reducing oxidant agents, Coccinia indica leaves protect diabetics from oxidative stress.
Momordica Charantia (Bitter gourd) :-
The anti-diabetic effect of Momordica charantia or bitter gourd is well documented. It is extensively used in Ayurvedic medicines for diabetes. It helps to increase insulin secretion by improving the functions of the beta cells of the pancreas. It might help to reverse pancreatic damage and aid regeneration of pancreatic beta cells. Intake of bitter gourd fruit pulp helps to increase the number of beta cells in the pancreas.