Natural Remedies To Help With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Every person who has diabetes can develop foot ulcers and foot pain if the condition is poorly controlled. Statistics state that about 15% of diabetics will develop diabetic sores, which mostly occur on the feet or lower part of the body. Diabetes is commonly accompanied by high blood pressure, which weakens the cardiovascular system and leads to poor circulation in the legs and feet. Diabetic foot ulcers typically develop slowly and can even stem from a new pair of shoes or a longer than average walk.

 

Identifying The Symptoms:

While the signs of foot ulcers are not always obvious, the most common indication is drainage from a foot ulcer, and a stain on your sock is typically noticeable. There can be unusual swelling, odors, or redness on one or both feet. Other symptoms can include:

  • Black tissue (surrounding the ulcer)
  • Numbness
  • Odorous discharge
  • Pain
  • Irritation around ulcer
  • Redness before ulcer is present

 

What Are The Causes?

Diabetic foot ulcers are commonly caused by poor blood circulation, where your feet and lower legs don’t receive sufficient blood supply. Most people have difficulty healing the ulcers because of the poor circulation. Shoes that don’t fit right can also cause blisters or irritations on the toes or soles of the feet, which can worsen and become ulcers. Other causes can include:

  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Tobacco use
  • Cracked feet
  • Poor hygiene (not washing or improper trimming of toenails)
  • Obesity

 

Natural Remedies

Pay Attention To Your Feet:

If you have diabetes, it is important to conduct daily foot inspections. Catching a sore in the early stages can go a long way in preventing further damage or more serious problems. If you can’t see the bottoms of your feet, put a mirror on the floor and hold each foot over it. It is also beneficial to regularly change socks & shoes, moisturize the feet, and wear comfortable shoes. Additionally, use foot-cleansing products that inhibit bacterial or fungal growth.

 

Raw Honey:

This is probably the most popular remedy for diabetic foot ulcers. Due to its naturally occurring antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties, raw honey can be a great topical remedy. There are also germ-fighting elements in honey that can help prevent further infections.

 

Change Your Diet:

If you really want to have a positive impact on your diabetes, you have to be willing to change your diet. Consuming refined sugars, processed foods, dairy products, alcohol, tobacco, meats, and junk foods are not going to help you heal the body. Try focusing on raw fruits and vegetables because they work to improve lymphatic flow, which can help to improve circulation throughout the body.

 

Use Ozonated Olive Oil:

Since foot ulcers lack sufficient circulation, one of the best ways to accelerate the healing process is to deliver oxygen to the wound. A great way to do this is by using ozonated oils, specifically an ozonated olive oil. Research suggests that supplying the wound with oxygen stimulates your skin’s natural ability to heal. It also works to reduce swelling, redness, and the nerves in the area.

 

Astragalus:

Astragalus has been used by various cultures around the world to help remedy a variety of conditions. Upon applying astragalus directly to the foot ulcer, it helps to increase blood flow and accelerate the healing process. A diabetic, who uses this herb, can help overcome microvascular circulation troubles and eliminate the infection.

 

Psyllium:

Both black and blond psyllium have been known to regulate insulin and glucose levels, which is beneficial for those with diabetes. When you help to remedy the side effects of diabetes, you can decrease your risk of developing foot ulcers. Always have psyllium in your medicine cabinet.

 

Foot tissue is soft, unlike other areas of the body. Infection can quickly spread into the muscle and bone. Combine this with poor blood flow and more serious complications can occur. Don’t ever let an ulcer go untreated because the chances of you remedying it decrease if you don’t act fast.

 

Sources:

https://www.healthline.com/health/diabetic-foot-pain-and-ulcers-causes-treatments#outlook

https://www.organicfacts.net/home-remedies/10-effective-remedies-diabetic-foot-infections.html

https://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/diabetic-ulcer-natural-care-and-regimen/

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/diabetic-foot-ulcers-why-you-should-never-ignore-them/

2018-07-26T11:12:15+00:00

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    Q: Is it true that green string bean juice speeds healing of diabetic foot ulcers? Do you have have other remedies for this problem also? Thank You.

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    Is it true that green string bean juice speeds healing of diabetic foot ulcers? Do you have other remedies for this problem also? Thank You. RESPONSE: It is true! Brussel sprouts juiced is also great. A natural insulin effect on the pancreas! For Dherbs products on Diabetes and Ulcers see links below.

    First perform the Full Body Detox, followed by the Pancreas Cleanse and Regimen, lastly perform the 10 Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse. These cleanses should be performed every 4-6 months. After cleanses, if needed consider Pancreas Formula, Pancreas Auxiliary Formula, Sugar Buster, Pancreas Tea , and Circul-Aid Formula as a daily maintenance formulas. For ulcers after cleanses consider the Ulcer Buster, and the Electric Greens Cell Food Formula.

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    Q: I am a type 2 diabetic taking insulin and diabetic pills daily. I also have blood pressure which fluctuates from high to low. I am 62 years old. What would you recommend for me?

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    For Diabetes and High Blood Pressure, we recommend Dherbs Pancreas Kit & Regimen. Affter your 20-day pancreas cleanse we would recommend that you take the following formulas daily:

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