PBSis designed to nourish the pancreas and help maintain blood sugar levels that are already within the normal range.
Burdock Root is strongly rooted in the ground. Burdock has a strong will to live. It is a most effective blood cleanser and detoxifier. Traditionally, it has been used for skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, eczema, boils, and rashes. It has also been used for arthritis, (including advanced arthritis), gout, and rheumatism.
Nopal is a "claim to fame" as a medicinal plant came because of scientific studies demonstrating its ability to lower blood sugar levels and help diabetics. Researchers hypothesize that the nopal treatments may improve the ability of insulin to stimulate the glucose movement from the blood and into the cells where it is used as energy.
Eleuthero Root - In China, the whole root and rhizome is known as "ciwujia" and is reportedly used as a stimulant, tonic (to restore and invigorate), adaptogenic, and diuretic. It can also be used for lower back or kidney pain, lack of appetite, rheumatoid arthritis, disease resistance and other forms of adverse physical stress. In addition, the Chinese consider Eleuthero the best medicine for treating insomnia. They also believe that, when used regularly, it will increase longevity, improve general health, and restore memory.
Horseradish Root is a pungent, heating aromatic along the same lines as capsicum and ginger. In fact, the great herbalist Samuel Thompson recommended it as an alternative for these two herbs in his therapy. This class of herbs has a profound impact on digestion and circulation. They stimulate the flow of digestive secretions and cause an increase in blood flow to the extremities. The Chinese used it to aid in the digestion of fats.
Golden Seal Root has been found to lower insulin and have a hypoglycemic effect which is beneficial for diabetics. Thus, herbalists do not commonly recommend goldenseal to individuals with hypoglycemia.