Essential Oils can be very effective as a natural treatment for diabetes.
Cinnamon Essential Oil, one of the most studied oils for diabetes management, is regularly recommended by doctors and has a positive effect on the release of insulin as well as the ability to lower blood glucose levels.
Clove Essential Oil has glucose-lowering properties making it an effective treatment for Type 2 diabetics.
Coriander Oil promotes secretion of insulin in the pancreas, reduces serum glucose and enhances insulin absorption.
Peppermint Oil improves digestion and reduces ailments of the gastrointestinal system.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil calms your mind resulting in a positive effect on blood pressure and circulation.
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Diabetes occurs when either your pancreas does not produce enough insulin or the cells of your body do not respond properly to the insulin produced.
Type 1 - Previously referred to as "insulin-dependent diabetes" or "juvenile diabetes", type 1 is where your body fails to produce sufficient insulin.
Type 2 - Previously referred to as "adult-onset diabetes", type 2 is the situation where your cells do not respond properly to the insulin produced by your body. Often this occurs as a result of a poor diet or a lack of exercise.
Gestational - The third type is known as Gestational diabetes and occurs when a pregnant woman develops an elevated blood glucose level.
The following single oils and oil blends can be used as part of an overall plan which includes the involvement of your health care professional.
Providing they are good quality clinical grade oils from a reputable source, the following oils or oil blends can be added to your drinking water or a gelatin capsule and consumed at least twice a day.
They can also be used in a daily foot massage or added to an aromatherapy diffuser and inhaled to get the beneficial compounds into your bloodstream very quickly.
Cinnamon Essential Oil is one of the most studied oils for diabetes management and is a natural treatment for diabetes which has been regularly recommended by doctors.
Studies have shown that it can assist your pancreatic functions, promote weight loss and help lower blood glucose levels.
Cinnamon has demonstrated a positive effect on the release of insulin. This means that it helps to keep your blood sugar stable therefore preventing conditions such as:
It has also demonstrated the ability to lower blood glucose levels, triglycerides levels, LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol.
Cinnamon is very strong so consuming 1 or 2 drops for the day should be a safe amount to use.
note: If you are using Cinnamon in any form you should actively monitor your blood sugar and check with your doctor. S/he may want to modify your prescriptions to accommodate the positive affects this oil can have.
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Clove Essential Oil has glucose-lowering properties making it an effective treatment for diabetes.
Type 2 diabetics are especially helped by its ability to regulate/balance insulin, purify the blood and control blood sugar levels.
Add a few drops to your meals for extra flavor and for its controlling effect on blood sugar levels.
The eugenol content in Clove oil has anti-inflammatory properties which can assist with treating numbness in your hands and feet. Massage any areas of concern with some Clove Oil mixed with a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil.
Blend Clove Oil with other recommended oils such as Cinnamon Oil and diffuse it into the room.
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Coriander Essential Oil can be used as a natural treatment for diabetes because of its ability to:
Coriander is also known for its ability to fight the side effects of Diabetes.
Add a few drops to a diffuser or the palms of your hands and inhale to reduce blood sugar.
Lemon Essential Oil can be used as a natural treatment for diabetes by relieving stress and tension as well as promoting good quality blood circulation. This helps ward off other illnesses such as cold and flu.
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Lemongrass Essential Oil can assist as a natural treatment for diabetes by relieving stress and tension as well as promoting good quality blood circulation. This helps ward off other illnesses such as cold and flu.
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Peppermint Essential Oil is well known for its ability to improve digestion and reduce ailments of the gastrointestinal system.
Many studies have shown that Peppermint Oil can assist diabetics with several problems related to digestion because of its ability to:
note: Do not use Peppermint Oil as a treatment for diabetes if you suffer from seizures or have heart or liver problems.
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If you are prone to irritability and mood swings try using Ylang Ylang Essential Oil in your treatment for diabetes.
It can help calm your mind and increase focus as well as have a positive effect on your blood pressure and circulation.
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Take a gelatin capsule containing 2 drops each of the following oils in the morning and evening:
Apply a couple drops each of the following oils to the bottoms of your feet, 2 to 4 times daily.
note: Also concentrate on the pancreas pressure point on the outside edge of your left foot.
Use a toothpick to stir a trace of the blend into water or into an herbal tea. For more medically oriented treatments, mix it 50:50 with carrier oil like fractionated coconut and take it in a gelatin capsule.
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