This important medicinal plant is widely used in several indigenous medicines to treat various ailments.
Costus Speciosus (Family: Costaceae), also known as Thebu. The rhizome of these plants is used as an alternative source for diosgenin and is commonly used to control diabetes. Nurseries now lower blood sugar by promoting this exotic species as an anti-diabetic.
Nutritional Value of Thebu Leaves
100 g of quality thebu leaves there are 19% Protein; Carbohydrate 44%, Lipids is 4%. The nutritional fibre content of Thebu leaves is 12%. Other than these it is wealthy with minerals like Calcium (2%), Magnesium (2%), Sodium (2%), Potassium (1%) and many vitamins.
Having a natural concentration of Corosolic acid, Insulin plants can have a positive effect on blood sugar level.
Corosolic acid works in the metabolism of glucose processes like insulin that reduces blood sugar level by transporting glucose into cells and out of the bloodstream.
This can be beneficial to anyone who has trouble with high blood sugar levels.
. Regulates high blood pressure
. Lower cholesterol levels
. Good for digestion
. Full of antioxidants
. Good for fatty liver
. Good for Kidney issues and urine infection issues
. Stimulate appetite
. Treat inflammation of the liver
. Control phlegm and bile
. Treat skin issues
. Control fever and cough
. Fight stress