Ayurveda Treatment for Diabetes
Successful treatment makes all the difference to long-term health, and achieving balanced diabetes treatment can be the key to living with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Treatment varies for each individual, not simply on the type of diabetes that they have, but also more individual-specific diabetic treatment differences.
AyurVAID's Management of Diabetes
1. Santarpanajanya prameha:
The patients of prameha who is strong should be administered shodhana chikitsa (purifactory therapy);
- Vamana – Therapeutic Emesis
- Virechana – Therapeutic Purgation
- Asthapana Vasti – Therapeutic Enema
2. Apatarpanajanya prameha:
While in the case of emaciated & weak patients, shamana chikitsa (palliative therapy) in the form of santarpana (rejuvenation/nourishing) should be administered.
Abundant of herbal & animal products including several metals, minerals incorporated with herbs have been described for the management of prameha in ancient literature. These includes in the form of Kwatha, Arishta / Asava, Churna, Gulika, Rasayana
The method of management, as a composite scheme of
- Diet control
- Yoga asana
- Purifactory techniques &
- Medications have all been claimed to be curative value in the literature.
Diabetes Mellitus can not be cured, but it can be successfully managed with proper diet, physical activities and medication if needed. Some may claim that they can cure diabetes through a variety of methods, however once a patient is diagnosed as diabetic; they will always have to monitor their blood glucose levels. Many patients have a very healthy and long life with well controlled diabetes.