Ayurvedic Approach for Diabetes

Specific line of approach for patients of diabetes has been described in Ayurvedic texts. Uniqueness of treatment in diabetes lies in the fact that its treatment is different for obese and lean people. Treatment for promoting body weight is given to lean patients while evacuation treatment is given to patients who are obese. Oleation in moderate degree is indicated in diabetes i.e neither excess nor deficient quantity of ghee or oil should be used. After oleation, vomiting as a part of treatment is induced in a specific way and there after it is cleared virechna i.e. therapeutic purgation where loose motions are induced in a specific way is performed.  

Herbs indicated in diabetes

 • Turmeric or haridra are most recommended herbs.
Amla plays good role in diabetes.
Shilajit enhances immunity in patients of diabetes.
Leaves of  bael or Aegle marmelos are also used in diabetes.
Neem , Tuvrak or Chalmogra oil is also useful in diabetes.
Use of grams, brassica or sarso oil, is indicated in  diabetes. 
Diet recommended in diabetes
 Those patients of diabetes who are not fit for therapy of elimination of dosha are treated with pacifying measures.
Linctus made from barley powder light edibles are useful in diabetes.
Food articles that are devoid of oils or ghee and are rough in nature like barley, flour of parched grains,
Meat soup of wild birds.
Old shali variety of rice with moong  lentil soup.
Bitter taste food articles like methi, karela, neem etc.
Barley has been described as the best diet for a patient of diabetes
Barley grains dipped in decoction of  harad, bahera and amla is useful in diabetes.
Leafy green vegetables and purple, blue and red fruits are encouraged
Oils rich in healthy monounsaturated fats like Olive and flaxseed oil
Rich fiber diet
Physical exercise
Regular bath


Excess ghee intake
Day sleeping
Physical comfort
Excess water intake
Excess bleeding
Over eating
Vasti in vatic prameha 
10 Facts About Diabetes In Ayurveda
1. Among various diseases that occur due to over eating, diabetes is one of them.
2. Turmeric or haridra has been described as the best drug in diabetes.
3. Yava or barley has been described as one of the best food in diabetes
4. Eating less and walking more is the principle behind the treatment of diabetes
5. Excess eating of sugarcane product has been considered as a cause of diabetes.
6. Ayurvedic texts have described as 20 types of diabetes.
7. Use of haritaki is beneficial in diabetes.
8. Regular use of amla and moong dal  reduces chances of diabetes.
9. Patients of diabetes who indulges in various kinds of physical exercises enjoy happiness.
10. Carbuncles can take their origin in diabetes or even without diabetes.

Complications  in diabetes

Burning sensation
 • Anorexia
Improper digestion
Muscle putrefaction

Diabetic Astrology

Some combinations in the horoscope develop this type of tendency in native that prepares a platform for making him the victim of Diabetes. Combinations responsible for diabetes are as follows:
1. Jupiter in 6th, 8th or 12 house or in its low sign i.e. Jupiter in Capricorn makes the native to suffer from diabetes
2. Jupiter in combination with Rahu makes the person to suffer from diabetes.
3. Lord of 5th house in combination with the lord of the 6th, 8th or 12th house reflects that the native will suffer from diabetes.
4. Venus in 6th house with aspect of Jupiter from 12th house makes the person to suffer from diabetes.
5. Venus in 8th house and with aspect of a malefic planet causes diabetes. .
6. Jupiter associated with Saturn and Rahu makes possibility of native to have diabetes.
7. The planet that afflicts Jupiter if related to fifth, ninth or its lord or moon the native will develop unconsciousness after diabetes.
8. Planet if afflicting Jupiter is related to 7th house or mercury, Saturn or Venus the person will suffer from impotency after diabetes.
9. If that planet is related to moon, fourth lord or fourth house the person will have develop tuberculosis after diabetes.
10. Moon in sixth house, Saturn in 8th house and malefic planets in 12th houses causes diabetes.
11. If the ascendant is Sagittarius or moon and Venus are in Taurus the person will suffer from diabetes.
12. Saturn with debilitated moon in 12th house causes diabetes.
13. Moon in Virgo, Capricorns or scorpion related to ascendant or sixth house causes diabetes.
14. Three or more planets in sixth house or in ascendant cause diabetes.
15. Moon in watery sign and aspect of mercury in sixth house on its lord cause diabetes.
16. Saturn in 2nd house from sun and moon in 10th house and and mars in 7th house is indicative of causing diabetes.
17. Moon in sixth house and ketu in fifth house from ascendant causes diabetes.
18. Jupiter in poorvashdha nakshtra related to first or sixth house.