Garden Area: Diabetic/Metabolic

Metabolic refers to the biochemical processes that occur within us. Metabolic is often used specifically to refer to the breakdown of food and its transformation into energy. Diabetic refers to a group of diabetes diseases that affect how the body uses blood sugar (glucose). Glucose is vital because its an important source of energy for the cells that make up muscles and tissues. It’s also the main source of fuel for the brain.

Plants in this area:

Plant Family Garden Areas
Fenugreek, Trigonella foenum-graecum Fabaceae Diabetic/Metabolic, Medicinal Garden
Ivy Gourd, Coccinia indica Cucurbitaceae Diabetic/Metabolic, Medicinal Garden
Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum Asteraceae Diabetic/Metabolic, Gastrointestinal, Medicinal Garden, Respiratory
Nopal/Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia streptacantha Cactaceae Diabetic/Metabolic, Medicinal Garden, Men's health
Stevia, Stevia rebaudiana Asteraceae Diabetic/Metabolic, Medicinal Garden