One of the most common health conditions, faced by a large population across the world, Diabetes Mellitus is a condition that hinders your body’s ability to respond to insulin, which eventually leads to abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates, leading to spiked blood sugar levels.
Diabetes management is critical but is not an impossible task. Medical researchers across the world are working round the clock to come up with ways and medicine that could reverse the condition without any side effect. Ayurveda has many tips that could help you through.
In Ayurveda, diabetes is referred to as ‘Madhumey,’ and as part of its treatment, Ayurveda, too, suggests avoiding excess intake of sweets and simple carbohydrates. It is imperative to include more green and leafy vegetables. Some bitter and healthy herbs like aloe-vera are also instrumental in managing diabetes. In Ayurveda, there are three fundamental doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha, and good health is considered to be a perfect state of balance of between these three doshas.
Turmeric Treatment: Increasing the intake of turmeric in the diet is beneficial in diabetes management.
Drinking Water In Copper Vessel: Drinking water from copper vessel has been considered very healthy for overall functioning of body. This practice may help prevent fluctuation of blood sugar levels. The water stored in a copper vessel is called ‘Tamra Jal’ and it helps in balancing of all three doshas.
Methi Dana or Fenugreek: You can consume methi dana sprouts or drink fenugreek water the first thing in morning.
Bitter Is Better: In addition to refraining from sweets, loading up on bitter ingredients like hemp seeds, bitter gourd, amla and aloe vera have also been found effective in managing and controlling diabetes.
Use Your Spices Wisely: Many spices that have antidiabetic properties like asafoetida, turmeric, cinnamon, mustard and coriander, should be used in meals, drinks to manage diabetes naturally.
Itoozhi Ayurveda is a pioneer in Diabetes management and therapy and conducts regular clinics.