- According to the Journal of Pharmacology and Phytochemistry, punarnava is known to correct the digestive system, which is an important aspect for diabetics. A healthy digestive system will ensure stable blood sugar levels.
- Punarnava is majorly used for kidney and urinary disorders. It tends to improve the functioning of kidneys damaged by diabetes.
- It tends to control and stabilise blood glucose levels in the body, which is extremely beneficial for diabetics.
- Punarnava tends to increase the plasma insulin levels that further helps in managing diabetes well.
How to use Punarnava for managing diabetes?
According to the book The Complete Book Of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Dr. Vasant Lad, you could use a few herbs, including punarnava to manage blood sugar levels. In order to control blood glucose levels, Ayurveda uses the following herbal mixture.
- Guduchi- 1 part
- Shardunika- 1 part
- Kutki- 1 part
- Punarnava- 2 parts