Costus igneus, Insulin plant is a herbal cure for diabetes and hence commonly called as an insulin plant.
One of the best herbal (Antidiabetic) plant.
A plant has the therapeutic potential of the leaves in diabetes.
The leaves of Insulin Plant contain corosolic acid which helps to generate insulin thereby treating diabetes.
It has been proven to possess various pharmacological activities like hypolipidemic, diuretic, antioxidant, anti-microbial.
Raw Leaves can be eaten.
Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.
Low maintenance plant.
A perfect plant for outdoor garden.
Recommended by NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)
Planting Time – Throughout Year
Soil and Care – Normal soil with no special care.
Compost – In every 1 to 2 months.
Plant Height 8 – 12 inch.
Note – Only plant no pot.