Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder caused by deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas, or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced in which the body is unable to make proper use of glucose, resulting in increased concentrations of glucose in the blood known as condition of hyperglycemia.
Such a disease, which in turn damages many of the body’s systems, in particular the blood vessels and nerves. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease caused by inherited and/or acquired factors.
There are three main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes (insulin-dependent):
In this type, insulin-producing beta cells of pancreas get damaged and produces little or no insulin, which is essential to control glucose level in the body. It occurs most frequently in juveniles but can also develop in adults.
In type 1 diabetes—an autoimmune disease—the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the beta cells.
Type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent):
In this type, there is inadequate secretion of insulin or development of resistance to insulin by the body cells. Type 2 diabetes is much more common and occurs most frequently in adults.
This occurs in pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose levels during pregnancy. It affects about 4% of all pregnant women. It may lead to development of type 2 (or rarely type 1) diabetes.
Ayurvedic formulations for Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha)
Causes of Diabetes:
Type 1 Diabetes– occurs due to deficit of insulin as a result of destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas which could be
- Autoimmune destruction of Beta Cells where white blood cells (T cells) attack and destroy beta cells
- Environmental factors- foods, viruses, and toxins, may develop type 1 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes—the most common form of diabetes is caused by a combination of factors
- Including insulin resistance, where body’s muscle, fat, and liver cells do not use insulin efficiently.
- When the body can no longer produce sufficient insulin to compensate for the reduced ability to use insulin.
- Physical inactivity and obesity are strongly associated with the development of type 2 diabetes.
Ayurvedic View for Diabetes Mellitus:
Diabetes Mellitus in Ayurveda is known by name Madhumeha (Madhu-honey and Meha – urine). Medhumeha is classified as Vataj Meha that involves impairment of Vata. The other key cause of Diabetes Mellitus is impaired digestion which leads to accumulation of particular digestive impurities that get accumulated in the pancreatic cells and impair the production of insulin.
Symptoms of Diabetes:
Signs and symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are:
- Excessive thirst
- Frequent urination
- Increased hunger
- Unexplained loss in weight
- Presence of ketones in the urine
- Blurred vision
- Slow-healing of wounds.
- Feelings of tingling or numbness in the feet or toes.
- Frequent infections, e.g. gums or skin infections and vaginal infections.
Ayurvedic Cure for Diabetes Mellitus(Madhumeha):
Diabeta Plus: Diabeta Plus is purely unique herbal formulation which can bring down the sugar levels under control, without producing side effects or fluctuating the levels of sugar thus an outstanding herbal supplement for Diabetes. It will work slowly and not going to lower down sugar immediately or cause hypoglycemia.
As explained in Ayurveda Diabeta plus is a fusion of several herbs for cure of diabetes naturally. All the herbs in this herbal product work synergistically to control sugar levels along with this it is able to revive overall health, bring back stamina and help to overcome fatigue. This is a perfect Ayurvedic Cure for Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha)
- 1.GURMAAR(Gymnema sylvestrae)
Gurmaar literally means it kills the sugar that is it is effective in controlling sugar levels. It comprises of Gymnemic acid molecules, which is responsible for its anti-diabetic action by improving the uptake of glucose into cells. This is a perfect herb for type I diabetes and type II diabetes to control sugar.
- 2.KARELA(Momordica charantia)
Karela is quiet common natural anti-diabetic and Immunity enhancer which increases tissue uptake of glucose. A Better sugar controlling supplement which is also rich in micronutrients that are useful in prevention of complications of diabetes.
- 3.VIZAYSAAR(Pterocarpus marsupium)
Vizaysaar miracle herb that care for diabetes.
- 4.SAPTRANGI(Salacia oblonga)
Salacia oblonga is an ideal herb for diabetes.
- 5. ASHWAGANDHA(Withania somnifera)
Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that relieves anxiety and stress and act as an anti-inflammatory agent. It is very good for diabetic neuropathy, weakness, fatigue and weight loss due to diabetes.
- 6. TULSI(Ocimum sanctum)
Tulsi has fantastic medicinal properties. Its leaves when consumed regularly aids to control blood sugar levels very efficiently.
For Non-Insulin Dependent –2 capsules twice daily, 1/2 hour before meals, with water.
For Insulin Dependent-4-6 capsules twice daily, 1/2 hour before meals, with water.
- FENUGREEK CAPSULES
Fenugreek Capsules are preparation of Planet Ayurveda that are effective Ayurvedic Cure for Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha) that help to maintain healthy level of blood glucose and healthy weight and also supports female reproductive system. It is useful to decrease blood sugar level by slowing down the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates. It supports the increase in the secretion of the insulin hormone from the pancreas, which is the main factor to reduce the risk of blood sugar and diabetes.
It is prepared by using standardized extract of pure quality Fenugreek (Methika).
Fenugreek seeds are filled with vitamins like thiamin, folic acid, niacin, vitamins A, B6, C and minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, zinc, magnesium, manganese etc.
Dose: 2 Capsules, twice daily after meals.
BITTER MELON CAPSULES:
Bitter melon Capsules are prepared by using pure Organic Herbs and Standardized Herbal Extracts that has natural anti-diabetic action. It works to restores the imbalance generated due to uncontrolled sugar and helpful in preventing complications of the diabetes. It is an Ayurvedic Cure for Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha).
- Bitter melon(Momordica charantia)
This plant is a very good Immunity enhancer with hypoglycemic activity. Effective in maintaining glucose tolerance without increasing insulin levels and also improves fasting blood glucose levels.
Dose: 2 Capsules, twice daily after meals.
Madhumehantak is a pure traditional remedy for diabetes. Madhumehantak Churna is a potent combination of rejuvenating herbs which act together in a synergistic manner and are effective in lowering the blood sugar levels naturally
- Saptrangi (Salacia chinesis)
- Vizyasaar (Petracarpus marsupium)
- Bilva Patra (Aegle marmelos)
- Gurmaar (Gymnema sylvestrae)
- Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata)
- Neem Patra (Azadirachata indica)
- Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum)
- Jamun (Syzgium cumini)
- Karela (Momordica charantia)
- Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)
- Sadabahar (Eochnera rosea)
Madhumehantak Churna is one of the effective formula to control the sugar levels and also prevents complications of Diabetes.
Dose: 1 or 2 teaspoonful twice daily, half an hour before meal with plain water
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE – WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM