Ayurvedic treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

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AYURVEDIC TIPS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES

Ayurveda treatment focuses on an entire change in the lifestyle of the person.3 People with type 2 diabetes are usually strong and overweight (sthula and balavan) and their treatment begins with bio-cleansing procedures or panchakarma, which are aimed at fat-reduction ( apatarpana chikitsa) to ensure there is no further complication cause This is followed by treatment with a combination of herbal medicines (aushadhi), diet changes (aahar), and lifestyle changes ( vihar).3

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Increase intake of barley in diet helps in drying up of excess fat / meda.
  • Turmeric and cinnamon combination is beneficial in early stages of diabetes.
  • Have herbs like gokshura, gudmar, triphalá, musta, cardamom, fenugreek, or coriander, mixed with honey.
  • Include other cereals such as wheat, kodo millet and rice, which crops within 60 days to add fibre to diet.
  • Pulses such as adhaki (arahar), horse gram (kulattha), and green gram (mudga) are beneficial.
  • Vegetables such as green banana, chaulee, dwarf copperleaf (matsyakhshi), methi (fenugreek leaves), bitter gourd, Parawal, Kunduru, Lauki  along with bitter and astringent leafy vegetables may be taken.
  • Include fruits such as orange, watermelon, apple, jambu, kapitha, amla, papaya  and other fruits with low sugar content.
  • Soyabean, groundnut, and mustard oil may be beneficial.
  • Karela juice or white pumpkin 20-30 ml on an empty stomach may be beneficial.
  • Regularly have methi seeds soaked overnight in water.
  • Avoid sugar, sugar products, rice, potato, ghee, butter, fat, regular oil, fermented food items, alcohol, urad (blackgram), rajma (kidney beans) and other heavy items.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Start exercising regularly. Walking, swimming, running or yogasanas are highly beneficial.
  • Regular dry massage or udvartan may be beneficial.
  • Taking regular steam bath may help reduce fat in obese diabetics.
  • Taking sitz or waist bath (warm shallow bath to cleanse the genital area) also helps.
  • Include pranayama (breathing exercise) in your daily routine.

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