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Fenugreek is used to treat high blood sugar, lower high cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol, claims HowStuffWorks. Its medicinal properties ease inflammation related to joint pain, cancer and heart disease, and cont... More »

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Plants that have medicinal properties include echinacea, yarrow, black cohosh and galangal, according to the University of Rhode Island. Other medicinal plants are aloe vera, dong quai and bitter melon. More examples of ... More »

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Turmeric potentially reduces bloating and gas in individuals suffering from indigestion, reports the University of Maryland Medical Center. Studies show that turmeric may prevent ulcerative colitis relapse in humans, and... More »

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Grapefruit seed extract has various internal medicinal applications, such as treating skin disease, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, obesity and more, claims WebMD. It can also be applied topically for skin irritations... More »

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Regular ingestion of the spices cinnamon, garlic and fenugreek can have significant effects on high blood sugar, according to Healthline. A diet aimed at lowering blood sugar should emphasize monounsaturated fats, and bl... More »

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Evidence suggests that fenugreek is most beneficial for men as a means of lowering blood sugars, particularly in men with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Fenugreek is also purported to treat erectile dysfunction, increase lib... More »

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There is some evidence that consuming fenugreek along with food at mealtime lowers blood sugar in diabetics, according to WebMD. Fenugreek reduces the rate at which the stomach absorbs sugars while stimulating insulin. T... More »

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