KSM-66® – Ashwagandha for Blood Sugar Level
Reduce blood sugar and stress levels naturally with KSM-66® Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha is one of the powerful ancient herbs known for its medicinal properties to relieve stress, improve the immune system, infertility and many more. Ashwagandha is one of the several herbs that carry adaptogenic properties. Adaptogens are natural plant extracts that benefit the body in stabilizing internal body functions and cope with harmful stressors. Ashwagandha supplements provide various health benefits, especially the herb’s abilities to lower blood sugar and stress levels. An increase in sugar levels in blood and tissues also causes an increase in inflammatory markers, insulin resistance, and LDL-cholesterol (Rao, 2018).
Many factors can contribute to stress and anxiety, but they can make the body less immune to harmful stressors after a certain level. For people with diabetes, eating habits become a big challenge as it requires a great deal of discipline, especially in today’s hectic world. One of the challenges is dealing with all the side effects of blood sugar-lowering medications. Ashwagandha is beneficial for diabetes patients, which stimulates insulin production and regulates blood sugar levels.
Hypoglycemic Activity of Aswagandha
- Ashwagandha was found to boost insulin secretion and improve insulin sensitivity in muscle cells, according to one test-tube investigation. In myotubes and adipocytes, W. somnifera leaf and root extracts boosted glucose absorption in a dose-dependent manner (Gorelick et. al., 2015).
- Hypoglycaemic and hypolipidaemic effects of Ashwagandha were also investigated in alloxan (toxic glucose analogue, which selectively destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas) induced diabetic rats. Treatment showed hypoglycaemic and hypolipidaemic activities. (Udayakumar et. al. 2009).
- Supplementing with ashwagandha for 30 days decreased fasting blood sugar levels in six persons with type 2 diabetes in a short trial. Before and during the therapy period, suitable parameters were examined in the individuals’ blood and urine samples, as well as their eating patterns. Blood glucose levels were reduced to a level comparable to those of an oral hypoglycemic medication. The root of W. somnifera was found to have a significant increase in urine sodium and volume, as well as a significant decrease in serum cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL (low density lipoproteins) and VLDL (very low density lipoproteins) cholesterol, indicating that it could be a source of hypoglycemic, diuretic, and hypocholesterolemic agents. There were no side effects observed in clinical trials (Andallu et. al., 2000).
With so many beneficial effects, Ashwagandha can be taken carefully as a medicine in everyday life. As a diabetic, it can assist you in controlling your blood sugar levels. So now is the time to start taking Salubritas’s KSM-66® – Ashwagandha and start living a stress-free life.Buy KSM-66 Ashwagandha
Andallu B, Radhika B. Hypoglycemic, diuretic and hypocholesterolemic effect of winter cherry (Withania somnifera, Dunal) root. Indian J Exp Biol. 2000 Jun;38(6):607-9. PMID: 11116534. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11116534/
Gorelick J, Rosenberg R, Smotrich A, Hanuš L, Bernstein N. Hypoglycemic activity of withanolides and elicitated Withania somnifera. Phytochemistry. 2015 Aug;116:283-289. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25796090/
Rao, G. H. (2018). Management of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular complications using a novel diagnostic platform. Interventions in Obesity & Diabetes, 2(3). https://doi.org/10.31031/iod.2018.02.000539
Udayakumar, R., Kasthurirengan, S., Mariashibu, T. S., Rajesh, M., Anbazhagan, V. R., Kim, S. C., Ganapathi, A., & Choi, C. W. (2009). Hypoglycaemic and hypolipidaemic effects of Withania somnifera root and leaf extracts on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. International journal of molecular sciences, 10(5), 2367–2382.