Is Almond Tree Oil a Natural Treatment for Diabetes?
By Kathleen Blanchard RN for EmaxHealth.com
Mouse studies suggest oil from the wild almond tree – Sterculia foetida – might have a future new role for helping combat obesity and diabetes. The oil that comes from the seeds of the wild tree and contains sterculic oil worked in mice to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce glucose levels.
Researchers found sterculic oil affects 3 specific microorganisms in the gut that could be linked to lower glucose levels and improved insulin sensitivity, but more studies are needed to understand exactly how the tree oil works to improve