Efficacy of Prakriti specific Herbal Tea in Diabetes A Randomized controlled trial

  • Sapna Sehgal
  • Huddar V G
  • Mangalagowri V Rao
Keywords: Prakruti, Diabetes, Herbal tea, Prameha

Abstract

Introduction: Prakriti has an influential role in diagnosis and management of any disease. Increasing pandemic of diabetes leads to early mortality and decreased quality of life due to severe complications and side effect of contemporary medicines. The present study reveals Prakriti specific combination of herbs in form of tea with antidiabetic effect and no side effects. Materials and methods: 115 patients were enrolled which was randomly distributed in 2 group. Group A was Prakriti specific Herbal tea trial group and Group B was control. Both subjective and objective parameters were assessed. Results:Highly significant results with p value <0.0001 were seen in Polyuria (Prabhutmutrata), Laziness (Alasya), Excess Sleep (Nidraadhikya), Dryness in Mouth(Gala Talu Shosha), Excessive Thirst (Ati Pipasa), with maximum improvement in Polyuria (Prabhutmutrata).Significant results were seen in Burning Sensation in hands and legs (Karpaddaha),Numbness in palm and foot (Karpadasuptata), Cramps (Pindikodweshtana). Highly significant results were seen in Fasting, Postprandial Blood sugar, HbA1c and urine fasting glucose was seen  in Prakriti specific Herbal tea group with p value <0.0001. Maximum improvement were seen in Kapha Prakriti patients with p value < 0.0001 followed by Vata Prakriti patients. Vata and Kapha Herbal Tea found equally effective.Conclusion: Prakriti specific Herbal Tea is a better option of Diabetes Mellitus with high efficacy.

Author Biographies

Sapna Sehgal

Medical Officer (Ayurveda), ESIC Hospital, Manesar, Haryana.

Huddar V G

Associate Professor, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, All India Institute of Ayurveda, Gautam Puri, Sarita Vihar, New delhi.

Mangalagowri V Rao

Associate Professor, Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

Published
2020-10-02
Section
Research Articles