Home Remedies: Methi Seeds for Diabetes
Fenugreek or methi seeds are available as fresh
leaves, sprouts, dried leaves or dried seeds and can
be used whole and in powdered form as a spice.
It is high in soluble fibre, which helps lower blood
sugar by slowing down digestion and absorption of
carbohydrates. The seeds are a rich source of
vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which help
protect the body’s cells from damage caused by free
Several clinical studies also point out that
fenugreek or methi seeds can treat metabolic
symptoms related to type-1 and type-2 diabetes by
reducing blood sugar levels and increase blood sugar
tolerance levels in the body.
To decrease the fasting blood sugar levels in the
body add 100 gms of methi seed powder to your diet
if you are suffering from type-1 diabetes.
Ways to add fenugreek or methi seeds to your
•Add fenugreek leaves to your salads and side
•Boil methi seeds in a litre of drinking water and
drink this juice regularly.
•Consume two tbsp of powdered fenugreek seeds with