A new study at the Allahabad University indicates that ‘doob’, also known as common grass, could be an aid for diabetics when it comes to checking blood sugar levels .
Botanically called Cynodon Dactylo, common grass has been found to have properties that could bring blood glucose levels down, as well as having strong antioxidant properties.
The team of researchers were part of the department of Chemistry at the university. They found that an extract of doob reduced blood glucose levels amongst diabetic rats by as much as 56 per cent. Furthermore, the grass was found to be beneficial for people suffering from obesity, as well as reducing bad cholesterol .
How and when doob will become popular or available as a diabetes treatment remains to be see, but the future could see the unlikely relationship between blades of grass and diabetes .

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