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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, December 31, 2018

How To Treat Juvenile Diabetes Naturally?

juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is another name of juvenile diabetes. It is characterized by a chronic condition where production of insulin is insufficient or completely nil. Insulin is a hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreas which is required to transport glucose/sugar to cells for energy production. The exact cause of Juvenile diabetes is not known but a genetic factor and some viruses are suspected to play a role. This disease usually affects children and adolescents as its name point towards but it can also develop at any age.


  • Increased thirst
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Bed-wetting
  • Weight loss due to an unknown cause
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Vision problems


In modern medicine, there is only management by giving insulin and symptomatic treatment for any complication. There is no cure for it yet in conventional medicine.


In Ayurvedic literature, diabetes is called madhumeha. It is a Sanskrit term which literally means "sweet urine" disease. When blood sugar level rises above a specific value, sugar starts coming in urine and can be detected. According to Ayurveda Juvenile diabetes is caused due to the imbalance of Vata Dosha.


1. Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is rich in plant insulin-polypeptide-P which have the ability to reduce the blood sugar level. It also contains character and momordicin, an essential compound which helps in reducing hyperglycemia. Bitter gourd controls glucose metabolism all over the body. It is effective in both types of diabetes.

How To Use-

  • Juice of bitter gourd should be taken early morning on empty stomach daily.
  • Cooked vegetable once in a week.

2. Fenugreek

This herb is easily found in every kitchen which has many health benefits. In a juvenile diabetic patient, it helps to stimulate and increase secretion of insulin. Fenugreek also lowers blood sugar level and improves glucose tolerance as it is high in fiber content.

How To Use-

  • Soak seeds of fenugreek herb for overnight in water and drink this water with seeds on empty stomach every morning.
  • Take its powdered seeds with water or milk daily.

3. Cinnamon

It stimulates the activity of the insulin and reduces blood sugar level. Bioactive components of cinnamon, i.e. cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid, cinnamate, and other essential oils helps to control hyperglycemia in juvenile diabetes.

How To Use-

  • Make a mixture of one teaspoon of cinnamon and one cup of warm water. Drink it daily.
  • It can be taken as cinnamon smoothies, tea or baked desserts.

4. Mango Leaves

Fresh and tender leaves of mango helps to treat juvenile diabetes. It contains chemical compounds tannins, i.e. anthocyanidins which lowers the blood sugar level. Mango leaves also help to treat complications of diabetes.

How To Use-

  • Dry mango leaves and grinds it to powder form. Take this powder daily twice a day with water.
  • Leaves can be boiled and leave it for cooling overnight. Drink this water early morning daily on empty stomach.

5. Indian Gooseberry

It is rich in vitamin C which is an antioxidant. Amla fights with diabetes and increases the immunity of the person. The function of the pancreas is improved and stimulated which initiates insulin production. All over it helps to reduce blood sugar level. Amla decreases insulin resistance.

How To Use-

  • Take Indian gooseberry and remove its seeds. Grind it to paste and squeeze out the juice from this paste by using a cloth. Add a tablespoon of juice in a cup of water and have this solution daily empty stomach. 
  • Make a solution of one tablespoon of Indian gooseberry juice with bitter gourd juice. Have it daily.
  • Raw Indian gooseberry can also be taken.

6. Aloe Vera

Gel of aloe vera helps in lowering blood glucose level. It contains phytosterols that are anti-hyperglycemic. Side effects of diabetes like body fat and swelling can effectively be treated with aloe vera. It also lowers the fasting blood glucose level.

How To Use-

  • Aloe vera juice is extracted and taken the daily early morning for best results.
  • Aloe vera gel can also be taken.

7. Basil Leaves

Basil leaves is very rich in antioxidants and essential oils which increases sensitivity and production of insulin. Beta cells of pancreas function better by regular intake of basil leaves. It is due to the compounds like eugenol, caryophyllene and methyl eugenol. Its leaves consist of antioxidants which fight the oxidative stress and boost insulin production.

How To Use-

  • Eat two three leaves daily early morning.
  • Drink one tablespoon of basil leaves juice early morning on empty stomach.

8. Neem

It is very effective in treating symptoms of juvenile diabetes. It increases insulin receptor sensitivity in beta cells and the production of insulin from beta cells of the pancreas. Neem decreases dependency on anti-diabetic drugs.

How to Use-

  • Take 2-3 leaves of neem daily early morning on empty stomach.
  • Take leaves of neem boil it in one glass of water and leave it to cool. Drink this water once a day.


Planet Ayurveda offers Diabetes Care Pack for treatment of Juvenile diabetes.

Diabetes Care Pack

herbal remedies for juvenile diabetes

S. No.




Dia-Beta Plus Capsules

2 Bottles (120 Capsules)


Karela Capsules

2 Bottles (120 Capsules)


Madhumehantak Churna

2 Jars (200 Gms Each)


Fenugreek Capsules

2 Bottles (120 Capsules)


Diaplan Tea

1 Pack (30 Tea Bags)

1. Dia-Beta Plus

These capsules are a combination of various herbs, listed below:

  1. Gurmaar (Gymnema Sylvestre)
  2. Karela (Momordica charantia)
  3. Vizyasaar (Pterocarpus marsupium)
  4. Saptrangi (Salacia oblonga)

Its Benefits Are-

  • It inhibits the entrance of glucose in the intestines.
  • These capsules control the blood sugar level.
  • These capsules are completely made from the natural herb which treats diabetes in a very natural way.
  • Dia-Beta plus capsules prevent blood disorders.
  • Polypeptide present in these capsules imitates insulin and fight diabetes.

DOSAGE - 2 capsules twice daily before meals with warm water.

2. Karela Capsules

It is made up of bitter gourd which is rich in iron, fiber, phosphorus and minerals with very low fat and calorie content. It is very effective in treating sign and symptoms of diabetes and regulate blood sugar levels. Bittergourd or karela consist of a polypeptide which imitates insulin. These capsules treat effectively visual disorders like myopia and hypermetropia. Purify blood and prevent blood-related disorders.

DOSAGE - 2 capsules, twice daily after meals with warm water.

3. Madhumehantak Churna

This remedy helps to treat diabetes and its associated complications. It is a blend of herbs:

  1. Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum)
  2. Jamun (Syzigium cumini)
  3. Karela (Momordica charanatia)
  4. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)
  5. Gurmaar (Gymnema sylvestrae)

Its Benefits Are-

  • This churna have anti-diabetic properties which help to lower the blood glucose level.
  • It also treats the complications due to diabetes like diabetic neuropathy.
  • Balances abnormal lipid profile and protect the liver and kidneys from the damage caused due to diabetes.

DOSAGE - 1 teaspoonful twice daily with warm water, before meals.

4. Fenugreek Capsules

These capsules have many health benefits. Fenugreek capsules stimulate appetite and lower the blood sugar level. It has anti-inflammatory actions helps to treat associated complications of diabetes. It has other benefits also like increase libido, Anti-arthritic and treat menopausal symptoms.

DOSAGE - 2 capsules, twice daily after meals with warm water.

5. Diaplan Tea

DOSAGE - 1 Cup of Diaplan Tea, Once Daily.

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