Ayurvedic Medicine for Diabetes

ayurvedic treatment for diabetesYou are probably wondering how can Ayurveda help in the treatment of a modern lifestyle disease such as diabetes. Since diabetes is a modern, lifestyle disease, its treatment should be modern too – right? Not really. Though diabetes is a relatively modern disease and it is usually caused by faulty lifestyle, addressing the working mechanisms of the body can help treat the condition to a large extent. Though there are many synthetic drugs used for the treatment of diabetes, you may have to consume them all through your life to keep it at bay. However, Ayurveda offers you simple herbal remedies which can be used for the complete treatment of this condition. Your sugar levels will fall down and the painful symptoms of this condition will also subside gradually. By using Ayurvedic medicine for diabetes, you can improve the quality of your life and add years to it.



What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is often called the silent killer. This is because you would not even know when it sneaks up on you. It may not have any symptoms initially but once you have it, you would need lifelong administration of drugs. Diabetes or diabetes mellitus, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body.

Types of Diabetes

There are three types of diabetes. These are:

  1. Type 1 diabetes: this is a condition in which in which the body does not produce insulin at all. Patients suffering from this condition may need to take insulin supplements for the rest of their life, in order to properly metabolize sugar in the body. This is a very rare, genetic condition.
  2. Type 2 diabetes: this is a condition in which the insulin product is impaired and there is not enough insulin in the body for metabolizing sugars properly. This leads to high blood sugar and eventually, the symptoms of diabetes.
  3. Gestational diabetes: this is an affliction of pregnant women. Some women’s bodies may not be able to produce enough insulin at the time of pregnancy and therefore they have excess sugar in their blood stream. Gestational diabetes may be harmful for both the mother and the baby.

Ayurveda and Diabetes

Ayurveda offers natural medicines for diabetes. These work on many different levels. They first help in the improved secretion of insulin, then they improve the body’s general metabolism and finally, they improve metabolism of sugar. According to Ayurveda, there are very subtle indications of diabetes. Beginning with profuse sweating of the body, the symptoms go on to decreased productivity of vital organs. Here are some of the most common symptoms of this condition:

  • foul smell and looseness in the body
  • lethargy
  • heaviness of the heart
  • problems in the eyes
  • white coating on the tongue and a difficulty to ascertain taste
  • excessive hair and nail growth
  • inability to bear heat and an increasing affinity towards the cold
  • dryness in the throat and the palate
  • a sweet taste in the mouth
  • burning sensation in palms and soles
  • presence of sugar in the urine

Diabetes Treatment in Ayurveda

For Ayurvedic treatment of diabetes, the first step is usually dietary planning and lifestyle change. Adopting a more active lifestyle, and a healthy, balanced diet low on sugars and starches, is a must. You must begin by avoiding sugars in all forms. This means you will have to get rid of rice, potatoes, white bread, sugar coated cereals, bananas, colocasia and much more. Add a lot of green leafy vegetables to your diet to improve your nutritional status and metabolism. In addition to these, also add some herbs to your diet. Ayurvedic herbs that act as natural medicine for diabetes include turmeric, bitter gourd, gurmar leaves, bael, fenugreek and many more.

Apart from diabetes Ayurvedic treatment, you could also practice yoga, which can help you improve improve your health. Several yogic asanas help massage your internal organs so that they are healthier and can function much better. Some of the asanas are especially beneficial for the pancreas, which produce insulin. You may have to make some changes to your lifestyle as well. For starters, you will have to maintain a more active lifestyle. You will also have to avoid sleeping in the daytime. Avoid smoking and consuming alcohol and take extra care of your feet.

Treatment of Diabetes from Ayurvedic Experts

controlbw150For the treatment of diabetes type 1 and 2, Ayurvedic experts have sought out some of the best herbal remedies for this condition. Created from the goodness of natural and organic ingredients, tested multiple times to ensure their efficiency and blended to give you the best results, the diabetes package from Ayurvedic Expert targets the pancreas, stimulating its beta cells to promote healthy production of insulin. As insulin secretion improves, it also improves the peripheral sensitivity of the cells so that they are more sensitive to insulin and produce adequate amounts of it. This effectively takes care of your insulin production and sugar metabolism, keeping you healthy and maintaining your vitality as well as your bodily functions.

Unlike most of the packages offered by Ayurvedic Expert, this package is for prolonged use. You may have to use the package from 3 to 9 months, depending on the severity of your condition and other lifestyle factors. Many patients may experience good results right from the time they begin using this package. However, some others may need to use this Ayurvedic medicine for diabetes for a longer duration before their sugar levels can be effectively brought down. If you have borderline diabetes (or pre-diabetes), you will be able to permanently cure your condition and stave off the danger of developing full blown diabetes. Women with gestational diabetes should consult their doctors before using this package. With proper exercise, diet control, lifestyle changes, detoxification and bio-purification of your body and with the diabetes package from Ayurvedic Experts, you will be able to bid farewell to your diabetes for good.



About Dr. Saleem Zaidi

Dr Zaidi is an Ayurveda and Unani medicine expert. He is the medical director at Rajshahi Healthcare and chief online consultant at Ayurvedic Expert. He has been studying, writing and speaking out about the effects of herbal medicines on various diseases for over ten years. Please click here for a one on one consultation with Dr Zaidi.