Walnut Leaves Improve Diabetic Health
Lowers Blood Pressure and Body Weight
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In a double-blind study of 40 Type-2 diabetes patients, Iranian researchers gave half of them 200 milligrams of an extract of walnut leaf (Juglans regia) for eight weeks and the other half a placebo. Although the walnut leaf extract had no significant effect on their blood glucose levels or insulin resistance, it significantly lowered systolic blood pressure and body weight in the patients.
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This article appears in the February 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings.