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Chamaecostus Cuspidatus, common name fiery costus or spiral flag, is a species of herbaceous plant in the family Costaceae native to eastern Brazil. In India, it is known as an insulin plant for its purported anti-diabetic properties. Chamaecostus Cuspidatus has large fleshy looking leaves
The leaves of the Insulin Plant contain corosolic acid which helps to generate insulin thereby treating diabetes. It is believed that consumption of the insulin plant leaves helps lower the blood glucose levels, and diabetics who consumed the leaves of this plant report a fall in their blood glucose levels.