Diabetes has not found a complete cure but it is common knowledge that with proper medication, healthy lifestyle and a fit body, it can be managed well. Ayurveda also suggests some herbs that can be effective in managing this condition well. One of the most popularly used herbs is Vijaysar that is known to help regulate blood sugar levels. Scientifically termed as Pterocarpus Marsupium, Vijaysar is well known as Malabar kino and Indian kino and is indigenous to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal.
How does Vijaysar helps in managing diabetes:
Vijaysar tree is found to have anti-hyperlipdemic properties, which helps reduce total cholesterol, low-density lipo-protein and serum triglyceride levels in the body. It also tends to reduce symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination, overeating and burning sensation in limbs. It improves insulin sensitivity, peripheral utilisation of glucose, GLUT4, Hepato glycogen levels, which ultimately reduce blood sugar levels. Vijaysar increases digestive agni and increases insulin production in body. Vijaysar is easy to consume, it can be cut into small pieces and put it into water, upon which the colour of the water would change to red. Drinking it in the morning e breakfast is very beneficial. You could also have vjiaysar in the form of tablets and powder with water.
Use this herb to manage diabetes and ensure that you are consuming it under strict supervision. Do not forget to pair this treatment with a healthy diet and exercise to ensure a healthy you. Itoozhi Ayurveda is a leading Ayurvedic Hospital in Kerala and conducts regular lifestyle diseases clinic.