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Insulin Plant, Costus igneus Plant

Insulin Plant, Costus igneus Plant

Insulin Plant, Costus igneus - Plant

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From the name, it is quite clear that the plant is very useful in the treatment of a metabolic disorder, diabetes, in which blood sugar level increases because of the absence of the enzyme Insulin. As the plant has beneficial properties to be used for the treatment of complicated disorder Insulin, it is often grown worldwide. 

Nowadays, one can also find Insulin Plants online at affordable ranges and of good quality!


Plant Specifications:

Plant Height 40-46 cm
Plant Spread 13 cm



Costus igneus Plant Facts: 

  • The plant’s biological name is Costus igeus as it stimulates the release of corosolic acid
  • The plant is also a good and natural prebiotic 


Plant Details:

Flower Color Yellowish- orange
Flower size Medium
Common Name Fiery costus, Spiral flag, Insulin plant, anti-diabetic plant
Leaf Color Bright Green
Leaf Shape Ovate
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Maximum Reachable Height 2 feet
Plant Fragrance Aromatic and fragrant
Visual Beauty Attractive
Bloom Time Summer
Growing difficulty level Easy to grow


Costus igneus Plant Benefits: 

  • The leaves of the plant contain corosolic acid which stimulates the release of Insulin the body
  • It is a very useful plant rich in Iron, proteins, and antioxidants
  • It also helps to remove harmful xenobiotics and free radicals from the body


Plant Care Information:

Optimum Growth Temperature 18-29 ℃
Optimum Soil Requirement Moist, Fertile Soil
Optimum Light Requirement Bright, direct natural sunlight
Container Specifications Well-drained Pot
Watering Requirements Frequent watering is required initially
Fertilizing Requirements Organic fertilizers



Insulin Plant Care Instructions: 


  • The plant can grow well in the indoor environment, but it is advised to frequently check the water level requirements of the plant
  • Try not to damage the roots of the plant while planting it
  • To decrease the toxic contents of fertilizers, they should be mixed with water whenever applied


  • It is better to use organic fertilizers to ensure proper plant growth 

Watering Tip:

  • To keep the Costus igneus Plant uninjured, watering should be done when the plant container or soil has dried
  • Also, avoid watering plant leaves as it may cause microbial infections
  • Remove pests and dead plants from the planting area via sprays or by crop rotation
  • Make sure bright sunlight and proper moisture is provided to the plant for 5-6 hours to avoid slowing down its germination 

Diabetes is a serious medical ailment and is affecting more and more individuals on a daily basis. The insulin plant’s extract has a potential role to treat the disease and has a good effect on the human body's growth and development. If you wish to establish a home garden quickly then have a look at the Insulin online collection. 

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