As per Ayurvedic lifestyle, following types of food may be taken and permitted by diabetes patient. These wholesome foods are bitter gourd, amla, snake gourd, turmeric, drumstick, barley, wheat, green gram, horse gram, pepper, garlic, blueberry, soybean, cucumber, spinach, fenugreek seeds, Jamun seeds, and tulsi.
Including the following in your daily diet can helps you reach a healthy weight and helps to avoid the risk of diabetes complications.
1.Ground bay leaf & Aloe Vera:
The mixture of a ground bay leaf (1/2 tbsp), turmeric (1/2 tbsp) and aloe vera gel (1 tbsp) if taken twice a day before lunch and dinner, is helpful to control sugar in blood thus effective for the problem.
Fenugreek seeds or its combination with ayurvedic herbs are the useful remedies to lessen the signs and symptoms of diabetes.
How to prepare:
> Grind seeds of Methi (100 gm) and turmeric (25gm) are taken along with a glass of milk twice a day.
> Soaked fenugreek seeds in warm water overnight followed by chewing it in the morning.
> Soak 4tbsp of the seeds in 300 ml water overnight. Crush them in the morning and strain the mixture. Drink it daily for 3 months.
> Chapattis can also be prepared by adding methi powder.
The seed powder of Eugenia jambolana (1 tsp) twice a day along with lukewarm water is good in the curing of it. The chewing of Jamun leaves prevents the conversion of starch into sugar.
The juice of Amla, twice a day is good for the diabetic patient. The powder of Amla fruit may also be taken twice a day.
This is one of the important natural home remedies.
How to prepare: First take one litre of drinkable water. Add 3-4 tbsp of cinnamon powder and heat it for 20 minutes. Strain the mixture and made it cool. Drink this every day.
Pterocarpus marsupium is helpful in curing of diabetes mellitus
How to use:
> Pterocarpus marsupium bark may be taken in the form of powder twice a day.
> The cube of vijaysar may be kept in water overnight. Drink it in the morning empty stomach.
> Patients also like to take cubes of vijaysar.
Triphala along with other ingredients are useful in lowering the sugar levels in the blood.
How to use:
The decoction of equal parts of Triphala, a root of barberry, colocynth and moth (20ml) may be taken along with turmeric powder (4gm) twice a day.
A decoction of equal part of Patola (a variety of small cucumber-snake gourd), Neem, fruit of embolic myrobalan and stem of Guduct (14 to 28 ml.) be taken thrice a day.