4 Remedies for Type 2 Diabetes: Purslane, Huai Shan, Bitter Melon & Lemon
Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is a common weed. It can be eaten as a summer leaf vegetable. It has a slightly sweet-sour taste. Purslane contains more omega-3 fatty acids than any other leafy vegetable plant. It can be used to help relieve type 2 diabetes. Use Purslane 100 grams to make a decoction, drink it twice a day. This remedy is effective to relieve early stages of type 2 diabetes.
Huai Shan (Shan Yao, Dioscorea opposita, Chinese yam, Japanese mountain yam) is an edible yam, native to southern China. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Huai Shan is one of the most important and commonly used tonic. According to the traditional medicine guidelines, it tonifies the Qi (life force), but it is not like other Qi-tonifying medicines that cause heat and thirsty. Huai Shan has no these side-effects. It is used for a variety of digestive and respiratory problems, diabetes, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. Fresh Huai Shan can be cut into slices and cook with chicken or port as a dish or soup. You can also use dried Huai Shan to make a chicken soup or make a tea.
Bitter Melon is a popular food in many Asian countries (China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam etc.). Bitter melon can be used to prevent or counteract diabetes mellitus type 2. Bitter melon is a cooling food, it reduces heat and inflammation. That is why it is often used as a cooling food to beat summer heat and as a cooling remedy to treat a disease that has the symptoms of heat and thirsty, such as type 2 diabetes. You can cook bitter melon with pork, garlic and chili pepper. Or use it to make a soup.
Lemon also can be used as a remedy for type 2 diabetes. The easiest way to use lemon is by squeezing the juice of half a lemon into a glass of warm water and drinking this every morning on an empty stomach. You can also use lemon in your food preparations, such as salads, fish etc.