Herbs to support patients with diabetes

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Herbs to support patients with diabetes

Phil Rasmussen

Gymnema
The Hindi name of gymnema is “gurmur”, which means “sugar destroyer” due to its sugar-neutralising properties [Image – Vinayaraj, CC BY-SA 4.0]

Plants and spices from across the globe have potential to improve outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes, writes pharmacist and medical herbalist Phil Rasmussen

Diabetes is a metabolic condition where the body doesn’t produce sufficient insulin, leading to hyperglycaemia and a wide range of related symptoms an
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