Sadabahar, or periwinkle, is a commonly found plant in India. It is an evergreen shrub that works as an ornamental plant and for medicinal purposes.
The smooth, glossy and dark green coloured leaves along with flowers are said to act as natural medicine for type-2 diabetes. Sadabahar flowers and leaves are used to control blood sugar levels. One can have herbal tea made from flowers and leaves in the morning or you can also chew some three to four leaves to get effective results.
Sadabahar has long been used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicines and is said to be a time-tested herbal treatment for managing conditions like diabetes, malaria, sore throats and leukemia.
How To Use Sadabahar For Diabetes?
- The fresh leaves of Sadabahar can be dried, powdered and stored in an air-tight container. Consume one teaspoon of this dried leaf powder with a cupful of fresh fruit juice or water daily. The powder may taste bitter.
- Take not more than three to four leaves of the plant and chew them to manage blood sugar levels through the day.
- Take the pink coloured flowers of the Sadabahar plant and boil them in a cupful of water. Strain the water and drink it every morning on an empty stomach.