Main Health Concern
•diabetes for 3 years
[[Constitution]] ([[Prakruti]] / Genetic-[[Karmic Makeup]]) is:V1P2K3
Current State (Vikruti): K3
Height: 5’4” Weight: 140lbs (Kapha-Endomorph)
Urine: Light yellow, does not wake frequently to urinate.
BP: blood pressure normal
Bowel Movement: once a day… normal Kapha
[[Ama]] ([[Toxins]]) white coating on tongue – kapha disturbance.
Pulse: Pulse – pitta kapha constitution. Bone structure – kapha. Obesity, diabetes – father has diabetes. Pancrease/spleen pulse is more kapha – diabetes.
Custom Herbal Formula Prescribed:
Monks are not given disturbing herbs.
2 Shardunika (sugar destroyer) soothes pitta and kapha.
3 brahmi (good for diabetes)
5 Guduchi (tridoshic)
2 Turmeric and 2 neem mixture
2 Gokshuradi guggulu – strengthens kidneys and condition of diabetes
Directions: 1 teaspoon 3x times per day for 6-8 weeks taken with 8oz of hot water (with raw honey for taste if needed) 40minutes before meals
Amalaki helps regulate blood sugar, great for diabetics
1 teaspoon ~1 hour before bed (empty stomach)and / or 1 teaspoon upon awakening to make it more laxative (drink hot water first then drink triphala 30 minutes after)
•Consume dry, bitter foods.
•Vegan or vegetarian is best choice for diabetic. Limit meat intake.
•Bitter melon tea drink often along with fennel greek, turmeric.
•cut back on dairy, avoid oily foods. Raw, uncooked honey is good all other sugars should be limited. It is heating and will promote health in spleen.
•Do not consume ice, cold food and drinks.