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Cathy Wong, ND

Royal Jelly for Diabetes Control

By February 25, 2013

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A substance produced by honeybees, royal jelly is rich in vitamins, amino acids, and compounds that help curb inflammation. While some people use royal jelly to boost their energy levels, stimulate their immune system, or treat minor ailments such as seasonal allergies and premenstrual syndrome, royal jelly is also purported to aid in the management of type 2 diabetes (a major illness that can lead to heart disease).

To date, very few scientific studies have tested the use of royal jelly as a treatment for diabetes. While some preliminary research suggests that royal jelly may help fight diabetes by regulating blood sugar levels, it's too soon to recommend royal jelly for diabetes control.

Several studies indicate that natural remedies like ginseng and cinnamon) may aid in diabetes management. Additionally, there's some evidence that drinking black tea on a regular basis and maintaining optimal levels of vitamin D may be of some benefit to people with diabetes. Read the full article: Royal Jelly - What You Need to Know.

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