How to Control Diabetes with Ayurvedic Remedies


Diabetes is a trending disease worldwide. There are a lot of people suffering from diabetes from a child to an older person. Burden of diabetes in India is increasing at a faster rate. India ranks second just behind China in diabetes epidemic as 77 million people in India live with disease. Many famous celebrities are also suffering from diabetes. One of the famous celebrities is Nick Jonas who had been diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 13 years.  It is a condition when the blood glucose levels exceed its normal limits. There are many predisposing factors that lead to the condition of diabetes. In the following section we shall see some details and factors of diabetes and also discuss some remedies that can help in controlling diabetes. Let’s discuss!!


Diabetes is more commonly a lifestyle related disorder. Diabetes is a chronic health condition in which the energy conversion from the food is affected. Diabetes is a condition when the blood glucose level goes beyond its normal limit. Pancreas is the organ that secretes insulin that helps in absorption of glucose by cells to be used as energy. There is a condition called prediabetes or borderline diabetes which can be considered as a warning sign of developing diabetes. Therefore, by taking healthy and positive steps to prevent the transformation of prediabetes to diabetes become vital. Furthermore lifestyle management and dietary habits are enough measures to prevent and control diabetes to a considerable extent.


There are two types of diabetes

1. Type 1 Diabetes

It is caused by an autoimmune reaction of the body that starts damaging insulin producing cells in the pancreas as a result insulin deficiency occurs. In this case insulin is administered from the outside. It is usually diagnosed in teens, children and young adults. There are around 5% of cases of type 1 diabetes.

2. Type 2 Diabetes

When the body is unable to utilise the insulin and blood glucose level shoots up. The condition develops over many years. It is diagnosed in adults. There are about 95% of cases that are type 2

Causes of Diabetes

  1. Autoimmune
  2. Genetics
  3. Environmental factors
  4. Insulin resistance
  5. Obesity
  6. Stress
  7. Inflammation
  8. Physical inactivity
  9. Ageing
  10. Glucose toxicity
  11. Increased sodium intake
  12. Lipotoxicity that can be due to free fatty acids circulation in the bloodstream
  13. Medication-induced Insulin resistance include protease inhibitors, glucocorticoids, exogenous insulin and atypical antipsychotics.
  14. Nutritional imbalance is also a known cause that results in insulin resistance etc

According to Ayurveda

  1. Sitting ideal
  2. Luxurious life
  3. Excessive intake of newly harvested wheat and rice.
  4. Consumption of ghee with fresh peas.
  5. Consumption of freshly harvested black lentils.
  6. Consumption of meat of animals and birds who lives in cold and moist weather conditions
  7. Excessive consumption of Porridge made with milk.
  8. Consumption of processed sugar and sweetmeats.
  9. Increased consumption of sweets, milk, fresh yoghurt, freshly brewed alcohol.
  10. Living in unhygienic conditions, not performing exercises, excessive sleep, doing no physical and mental work. And other stuff which vitiate kapha, vitiate meda dhatu and those which increase urine frequency.

Management According to Modern System of Medicine

  1. Drugs including Metformin, Glimipride, Vildagliptin Etc
  2. Insulin administration
  3. Transplantation of pancreas
  4. Bariatric surgery to remove excess body fat.

Ayurvedic Remedies to Control Diabetes

  1. Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) is also called amrita. It controls blood glucose levels in the body. It serves as antidiabetic as it suppresses sugar craving. It enhances beta cell production which results in good regulation of insulin.  Giloy powder can be infused in water and can be drunk early in the morning..
  2. Vijaysar (Pterocarpus marsupium) is known to maintain healthy blood glucose levels. Furthermore, Vijaysar also treats the symptoms associated with diabetes. Vijaysar can be used in powder form with water in the morning.
  3. Sadabahar (Vinca rosea) is a beautiful herbal flower plant. Its leaves can be chewed and its flower petals can be boiled in water and can be consumed after straining. It is a natural medicine for type 2 diabetes.
  4. Gurmar (Gymnema sylvestre) means sugar destroyer. It contains chemicals like gurmarin and flavonols that control blood sugar levels.  A teaspoon of leaves powder with water after lunch and dinner can be consumed.
  5. Bitter gourd which is informally called karela (Momordica charantia) can be consumed as juice or vegetable on a daily basis as it is enriched in biochemical substances that reduces blood glucose levels.
  6. Jamun (Syzygium cumini) is helpful in regulating insulin and it also increases insulin production.  4-5 Jamun leaves can be chewed.
  7. Bitter food is always beneficial in diabetes.
  8. Methi dana (Trigonella foenumgraceum) is known to reduce blood glucose levels. Consuming fenugreek water on an empty stomach does wonders.

Managing lifestyle and following daily regimen as described in Ayurveda can help to control diabetes.

Herbal Remedies for Diabetes by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is an esteemed GMP certified, ISO 9001:2015 certified, halal certified and US-FDA registered Ayurvedic Company, which adhered to the aim of producing quality Ayurvedic products as mentioned in a number of ancient texts of Ayurveda. Formulations are manufactured without additives and preservatives and other kinds of chemicals or artificial flavour enhancers which can cause a number of side effects on the human body. Products Manufactured at Planet Ayurveda are pure and devoid of any kind of adulteration. The products are purely organic and vegetarian and gluten free. Planet Ayurveda presents its Diabetes Care Pack, which is filled with essentials and extracts of various herbs known to treat diabetes.

Following is the list of formulation that make the diabetes care pack unique and exemplary

  1. Dia-Beta Plus
  2. Karela Capsules
  3. Madhumehantak Churna
  4. Fenugreek Capsules

Treatment of DiabetesHerbal Supplements for Diabetes

Product Description

1. Dia-Beta Plus

Dia-beta capsules are enriched with the herbs that are beneficial in reducing blood glucose levels. Dia-beta capsules contain gurmar (Gymnema sylvestre), saptrangi (Salacia oblonga), ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), karela  (Momordica charantia), vijaysar (Pterocarpus marsupium) and tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum). These herbs are known to pacify all three doshas which are the main treason for diabetes.

Dosage:  Two capsules twice daily before meals with warm water.

2. Karela Capsules

Karela capsules contain the extract of karvellak (Momordica charantia). It pacifies kapha and pitta and is beneficial in diabetes. It further cures diabetic ulcers. It pacifies pitta and kapha and does not vitiate vata dosha. Therefore, through balancing all the dosha it cures diabetes.

Dosage : Two Capsules twice daily, with warm water, after meals.

3. Madhumehantak Churna

Madhumehantak Churna is a blend of various herbs that efficiently reduces blood glucose levels and also helps in curing the condition. The churna contains the extracts of a variety of herbs including saptrangi (Salacia chinensis), gudmar (Gymnema sylvestre), bilva patra (Aegle marmelos), daruhaldi (Berberis aristata), neem patra (Azadirachta indica), methi (Trigonella foenumgraceum), sadabahar (Vinca rosea), babool (Acacia arabica) etc. Madhumehantak Churna helps in maintaining healthy glucose levels in the normal range.

Dosage: One teaspoonful twice a day half hour before meals with warm water.

4. Fenugreek Capsules

Fenugreek Capsules are filled with the goodness of methika (Trigonella foenumgraecum). Fenugreek acts as a tonic for the nerves.  It is used in vatika disorders. It decreases blood glucose levels. It slows down the absorption of sugar and carbohydrates which results in slow release of glucose in the blood. There are results that suggest fenugreek helps in reducing blood sugar level to a good extent without any side effects

Dosage : Two Capsules twice a day, with warm water, after meals.


Diabetes cases are on an exponential rise. Diabetes comes with a number of symptoms and complications. Therefore, preventing and controlling blood sugar levels are essential. If the diabetes are not in control then it can give birth to a number of various health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, foot damage, skin conditions, hearing impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, depression etc. hence controlling diabetes is an utmost need. As we discuss the natural and herbal remedies that can be followed daily to control blood glucose levels. And also we have seen the Diabetes Care Pack which is an exemplary pack which is filled with herbs that efficiently works in managing blood sugar levels within normal limits. With consumi these herbal formulations and remedies. Diet and a healthy lifestyle adds to the healthy well being of  a diabetic person.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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