Many diabetes experience severe nerve pain, known as diabetic neuropathy. Approximately 70 percent of all diabetics experience this condition. It usually affects the feet, but can also impact the hands. Symptoms including pain, tingling and or a burning sensation in the extremities. This damage is cause by prolonged elevation of the blood sugar level, over an extended period of time.
Pain relievers, including anti-inflammatory medications , and anti-epileptic medications have been used, with limited improvement. Unfortunately, the but Painkillers are one of the main treatments, but some cannot be taken for prolonged periods as they can cause stomach ulcers.
Based on findings of an earlier study that demonstrated nutmeg extract’s promising ability to significantly reduce inflammation, by lowering the levels of prostaglandins, a group of chemicals that play an essential role in inflammation in our bodies, researchers at the University of the West Indies created a nutmeg sprain that may ease the pain caused by diabetic neuropathy.
Applied three times a day, scientists believe it will relieve diabetic neuropathy. where the nerves become damaged by too much sugar in the blood.
The medical study conducted at the University of the West Indies, patients will use the spray on the affected part of their body for at least four weeks.
The trial follows earlier research that found the spice appears to have strong anti-inflammatory effects. Nutmeg and other spices, such as cinnamon also have indications for diabetic treatment. Cinnamon helps to regulate and normalize blood sugar levels.
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