Cinnamon may help improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels. You can add a dash of cinnamon to your meals or drink it as a tea.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in soluble fiber and have been shown to lower blood sugar levels. You can soak fenugreek seeds overnight and consume them in the morning, or incorporate them into your cooking.
Known as the "sugar destroyer," this herb is believed to reduce sugar cravings and help lower blood sugar levels. It can be taken in supplement form.
Bitter melon is a vegetable that has been used traditionally to lower blood sugar levels. You can consume it as a vegetable or juice.
While not an herb, berberine is a compound found in several plants like barberry and goldenseal. It may help lower blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity. It's available as a supplement.
Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, has anti-inflammatory properties and may help improve insulin sensitivity. You can add turmeric to your meals or take it as a supplement.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and may help improve blood sugar control. You can use fresh ginger in cooking or make ginger tea.
Aloe vera gel may help lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It can be consumed in small amounts, but consult a healthcare professional before using it regularly.