A plant native to South and Central America, Costus igneus Nak comes from the plant family Costaceae and is among the genus Costus. Consisting of nearly 150 species, Costus is the largest in the family, and found primarily in tropical climates. Though native to the Americas, this plant can be found growing densely in the gardens of Southern India, where has received the nickname “Insulin Plant.” The leaves of insulin plant contain corosolic acid which helps to generate insulin thereby treating diabetes. Consumption of the insulin plant leaves helps lower the blood glucose levels, and diabetics. The leaves are rich in protein, iron and a number of antioxidant components such as B-carotene and a-tocopherol. These properties, in combination with its “natural insulin” content (phyto-compounds that simulate the metabolic action of insulin when ingested), aids in the ability to lower blood sugar in individuals with diabetes.
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up to 1.5oz
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Shipping & Returns
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