Insulin plant costus igneus is a relatively new entrant to India the plant is characterized by large flesy looking leaves. Fiery costus or spiral flag, is a species if herbaceous plant in the costaceae family. It is calrmed to help build up insulin in the human body and is sometime referred to as the insulin plant. This plant grows in Americas and is becoming popular in india because of its medicinal properfiex. It is now accepted and used widely as an ayurvedic medicinal herbs in management of diabetic.
The leaves if a Mexican plant with erect spiraling stems and light, airy and tissue-paper- like flowers are turning the daily munching diet for thousands of diabetes mellitus patients in the state. Nurseries across the state are now promoting this exotic species as the “insulin plant”, A wonder drug that would dynamically bring down blood sugar levels.
BOTANICAL NAME : COSTUS IGNEUS
FAMILY : COOSTACEAE
ACTIONS : ANTI-DIABETIC
Costus igneus, commonly known as insulin plant in India, belongs to the family Costaceae. Consumption of the leaves are believed to lower blood glucose levels, and diabetics who consumedMore
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