Insulin plant

Insulin plant

Leaves of insulin plant Costus igneus is popular because it reduces blood sugar level. Clinical studies proven that insulin plant tea helps to reduce blood sugar levels effectively.  Not only it reduces sugar level, it is also known to reduce cholesterol and good for heart. Costus belongs to ginger family, originated in American continent and now is a popular herb in various parts of the world. It is available in many medicinal plant gardens and herbal centers.

How to use:

  • One can chew fresh leaf or prepare tea by boiling leaves.
  • Leaf powder: If you grow plant collect leaves, wash and shade dry. Powder dried leaves and consume half to 1 tsp per day.


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 4, 2019

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