Category: Diabetic Neuropathy

How to Manage Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) with Herbal Remedies


It is a serious condition of diabetes, only happens when your body produces high levels of acids in blood known as ketone. This condition mainly occurs due to insulin deficiency, which means your body doesn’t produce enough insulin. Insulin plays an important role in helping sugar that is the major source of energy for your muscles and other tissue. Without enough insulin in the body, it starts to break down the body fat as a source of energy. This process starts to produce ketone in your bloodstream and this process leads to diabetic ketoacidosis. In this article we are going to discuss diabetic ketoacidosis and its ayurvedic treatment.


Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious condition, it happens when your body starts to form excess sugar for longer periods .DKA is fatal conditions of diabetes and in some cases it may be life threatening. Sometimes people confuse ketoacidosis and ketosis, normally ketosis is harmless and it only occurs when people take an extremely low carbohydrate diet or do some fasting. It occurs less commonly in type 2 diabetic people because insulin level doesn’t usually drop too low, but in some cases it happened. DKA is typically seen in type 1 diabetes, in this type of body cannot make their own insulin, so people with this type of diabetes are more prone to the diabetic ketoacidosis.

Diabetic KetoAcidosis


Diabetic ketoacidosis signs and symptoms may develop rapidly. For some patients these signs and symptoms are the first indication of having type 1 diabetes and the diabetic ketoacidosis.

The following symptoms are

  1. Extreme thirst or dry mouth
  2. Frequently do urination
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4.  Pain in stomach
  5. Weakness or fatigue
  6. Breathlessness
  7. Fruity-scented breath
  8. Confusion or stressed
  9. hyperglycemia

More-specific signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis which can be detected through blood test and urine test,

  1. High levels blood sugar
  2. High levels of ketone in your urine


It is mainly triggered by the following

Illness: –Due to infection the body produces certain hormones like cortisol etc, these hormones counter the effects of insulin in the body and trigger Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Problems with insulin therapy: – due to too little insulin in your body system triggered the Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Other possible triggers of diabetic ketoacidosis include

  1. Physical trauma or emotional trauma
  2. Heart stroke or heart attack
  3. Pancreatitis (Inflammation of pancreas)
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Excessive use Alcohol or drug , mainly cocaine
  6. Certain medications like corticosteroids or diuretics

Risk factors

The following risk factors are

  1. Type 1 diabetes
  2. Continuously missed insulin doses

Complications: – possible complications of the disease are

  1. Hypoglycemia
  2. Hypokalemia
  3. Cerebral edema

Preventions – The following preventive methods are

  1. Commit to managing your blood sugar level
  2. Always monitoring RBS (Rapid blood sugar)
  3. Check ketone level in body

Diagnosis – The following diagnostic methods are

  1. Complete blood tests
  2. Blood sugar level
  3. Ketone level
  4. Blood acidity
  5. Blood electrolyte tests
  6. Urinalysis
  7. Chest x ray
  8. ECG

Herbal Remedy for Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Planet Ayurveda is an internationally recognized organization that provides pure and best herbal remedies to the patient because it extracted raw materials from the organic herbs and makes 100% genuine products with no side effects and gives best overall results since the last 22 years. All products of planet ayurveda are 100% purely vegetarian and naturally extracted from the herbs and medicinal plants from the mountains of Himalaya and other regional parts of the earth. Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making their product best and gives the best treatment to this patient. Planet Ayurveda is a G.M.P certified herbal supplements manufacturing company situated in mohali. We also organize medical camps across India and also abroad. We always believe in medical tourism to spread the message of living close to nature that makes your life healthy and fit too. The following ayurvedic herbal remedies for Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

Diabetic ketoacidosis

Herbs for Diabetic Ketoacidosis

  1. Madhumehantak churna
  2. Atirasadi churna
  3. Chandraprabha vati
  4. Dia-finito capsules
  5. Musli strength capsule

Product descriptions

1. Madhumehantak churna

Madhumehantak churna is the best herbal formulation by planet ayurveda for a diabetic patient and diabetic ketoacidosis. It is packed with herbs like Babool (Acacia arabica), Sadabahar (Lochnera rosea), Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Neem Patra (Azadirachta indica), methi (Trigonella foenum graceum), Jamun( Syzygium cumini), karela (Momordica charantia), Bilva patra (Aegle marmelos) etc. It is one of the best rejuvenating medicines that is mainly known to help in controlling and preventing diabetes. It also gives best results in diabetic ketoacidosis.

Dosage: – Half teaspoon of madhumehantak churna mixed with Atirasadi churna twice a day with Lukewarm water.

2. Atirasadi churna

Atirasadi churna by Planet Ayurveda is a herbal formulation. The main composition of this herbal churna is Safed musli(Chlorophytum borivilianum), semal musli(Salmalia malabarica) shatavari(Asparagus racemosus), kali musli(Curculigo orchioides), vidari kand(Pueraria tuberosa), ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) , Safed Behmen (Centaurea behen ), Talmakhana (Hygrophilla spinosa) and many more. This churna is favorable for enhancing or boosting your immune system and helpful in diabetic ketoacidosis.

Dosage: Half teaspoon of Atirasadi churna mixed with madhumehantak churna twice a day with Lukewarm water (Approx 20-30 min).

3. Chandraprabha vati

Chandraprabha vati is one of the best classical herbal remedy by planet ayurveda formulated with herbs like Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), shilajit(Asphaltum), sarkara(guggul), kapoor( cinnamomum camphora), vacha( acorus calamus), Mustak(Cyperus rotundus), chavya(piper chaba) and many more other beneficial herbs. This herbal formulation helps in boosting immunity and making the nerves stronger. It is suggested to be one of the best herbal formulations for diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis

Dosage: – Two tablets twice a day with lukewarm water after meals (Approx 20-30 min).

4. Dia-finito capsules

Dia-finito capsulesis the best herbal formulation by planet ayurveda. The main compositions of this capsule are, Saptrangi (Salacia Reticulata), Mamijava (Enicostemma littorale), Sunthi (Zingiber officinale), Kali marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum). All these herbs help to maintain the healthy glucose level in the body. It also improves our digestion symptoms and endocrine system. It gives best results in diabetic ketoacidosis.

Dosage: – one two capsules twice a day with Lukewarm of water after meals (Approx 20-30 min)

5. Musli strength Capsule

Musli strength Capsule is the polyherbal formulation by planet ayurveda. The composition of musli strength is Safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum) and Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). These capsules are specially prepared for strengthening the reproductive system in both males and females also boost your immune system and gives strength to the muscles of the body Benefits of Musli strength capsules include improving stamina, confidence, fertility, sexual performance and preventing sexual discomforts or various other related disorders like diabetic ketoacidosis.

Dosage: – One to two capsules twice a day with Luke warm water after meals (Approx 20-30 min)


Ayurveda gives best results over the decades. All ayurvedic herbal remedies always give good results and treat the disease by its root cause and all these medicines don’t have any side effects. Ayurveda is an ancient technique to treat patients with natural herbal remedies. So the above-mentioned medicines of planet Ayurveda are best to treat Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) because all the medicines are free from any added preservatives and other added salt that harm patient health and lead to any chronic diseases. Planet Ayurveda is always dedicated to the promotion of natural herbs and bringing their benefits to the patients and gives them relief. Planet Ayurveda yearns to make herbal wellness a part of every home in the world. All ayurvedic medicines are purely vegetarian and made up from 100% naturally occurring organic herbs and medicinal plants. We want to spread awareness about how to live healthier lives, not only for our medications but also by sharing the knowledge of Ayurveda through our websites and through our treatments. For any other details of our product, you can check our website  and for any medical related queries you can send your queries to our email id

Hba1c Test and Ayurvedic Herbs for Its Management

WHAT IS Hba1c Test

HbA1C test is also known as the Glycated or Glycohaemoglobin test. This test is done to diagnose Diabetes, in Diabetic patients to know their average blood sugar levels from the last 2-3 months and this test is also helpful in adjusting the Diabetes medicines. This test mainly tells about the average level of blood sugar levels over the past 2-3 months. This test mainly tells about how much glucose is bound to the hemoglobin part of your Red blood cells. The life span of RBCs is about 120 days, so this test mainly tells about the average levels of glucose in your blood in the past 3 months. In cases, if your blood sugar levels are high, your HbA1C test value will be higher.

Symptoms of Diabetes

Relationship Between Blood Sugar and A1c Levels – It is as follows

A1C (%)            –       Average Blood Sugar(mg/dl)

4%                      –            68 mg/dl

5%                      –            97 mg/dl

6%                      –            126 mg/dl

7%                      –            152 mg/dl

8%                      –            183 mg/dl

9%                      –            212 mg/dl

10%                    –            240 mg/dl

11%                    –            269 mg/dl

12%                    –            298 mg/dl

13%                    –            326 mg/dl

14%                    –            355 mg/dl

HbA1C Test Results 
HbA1C Test Results

What is Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which either glucose intolerance occurs or the production of insulin is decreased. People with Diabetes will have higher levels of HbA1C levels (6.5% or higher) because of more amount of glucose is bound to Hemoglobin part of the blood.

Ayurvedic Perspective For Diabetes

In Ayurveda, Diabetes comes under metabolic Kapha disorder in which blood sugar levels get elevated due to reduced Agni. In Ayurveda, this disease is treated by a multi prolonged approach which includes – Proper diet, non-medication methods like – Lifestyle improvement, and Ayurvedic medications. Raised HbA1C levels are characteristic features of Diabetes.

Herbal Remedies for Diabetes

Planet Ayurveda offers the best Herbal Remedies for Diabetes known as Diabetes Care Pack. These all products are made by using the best herbs under the strict supervision of MD-Ayurvedic Doctors by strictly following the principles of Ayurveda. These all products are 100% pure, natural, and vegetarian. These products are chemical and preservative-free. They are safe to use and can be used for a prolonged period of time without any side effects.

Diabetes Care Pack

Herbal Remedies for Diabetes

Diabetes Care Pack Comprises of

  1. Diabeta Plus Capsule
  2. Fenugreek Capsules
  3. Karela Capsules
  4. Madhumehantak Churna

Product Description


These are in the form of capsules, made by using 500 mg standardized herbal extract of best herbs. Diabeta plus results are sustained and can be monitored after some time. If you are using Diabeta plus then this drug might help to withdraw all other diabetic medicines eventually. These do not only help to bring down your sugar levels but is useful for maintaining stamina and is also good for your overall health and show the excellent result in renal damage occurring in Diabetic patients. Diabeta plus contains various herbs like – Gymnema, Pterocarpus marsupium, Salacia, and Momordica.

Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily, 1/2 hour before meals, with water (For both Insulin and Non-Insulin-dependent)

Herbs in Diabeta Plus

Diabeta plus contains various herbs which are very useful in lowering down your blood sugar levels. They are chemical and preservative-free and not having any side effects. following herbs are used in Diabeta plus

  1. Gurmaar (Gymnema Sylvestre) – 150 mg
  2. Tulsi(Ocimum tenuiflorum ) – 50 mg
  3. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera ) – 50 mg
  4. Karela (Momordica charantia) – 150 mg
  5. Vizaysaar
  6. Saptrangi (Salacia oblonga) – 50 mg

2 Gurmaar (Gymnema sylvestrae

Gur and Maar which stands for sugar killer. It contains Gymnemic acid molecules which bind with Glucose molecules in the intestine and thus preventing entry of Glucose into the bloodstream and it also have anti-diabetic property.

3 Tulsi(Ocimum tenuiflorum )

In Ayurveda, Tulsi is known for its various medicinal properties and is known as ”Holy Basil”. Its leaves are very useful in lowering blood sugar levels. It is also useful in cough, cold, sore throat, cancers, and viral and bacterial infections.

herbs for diabetes

Reference – The Bhavprakash nighantu edition of 1998: Verse 62-63, Page no-509-510.

Meaning – In this Shloka Tulsi properties and names are discussed.

Various Synonyms for Tulsi are – Tulasi,Sulabha, Gauri, Bhutaghni, Bahumanjari, Devadundubhi, Surasa, Apetarakshasi and Gramya. Its potency is hot, taste is bitter and pungent. It is good for heart, generates heat in the body, aggravates pitta in the body. It helps in promoting digestive fire. It is useful in conditions like chest pain, blood impurities, dysuria, vata and kapha disorder and various skin disorders.

3 Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera )

It is very useful in symptoms occurring due to Diabetes like – Weakness, weight loss, fatigue, and diabetic nephropathy. It is also very useful in decreasing stress and anxiety and has anti-inflammatory properties. Generally, it is good for overall well-being.

4 Karela (Momordica charantia)

It is rich in micronutrients which are good in diabetes. Karela juice is very good for diabetic patients as it has anti-diabetic properties.

5 Vizaysaar (Pterocarpus marsupium)

This is a very big tree and its bark is very useful for diabetic patients. Its bark is converted into a wooden glass and this wooden glass is known as “The Miracle care for Diabetes”. In this wooden glass, some water is kept which should be consumed by the next early morning by a diabetic patient. The color of the water changes to brown. It should be changed after one month or can be changed if the color of the water does not change.

6 Saptrangi (Salacia oblonga)

It is also a wonderful Herbal Remedy for Diabetes mainly its bark is useful.

Herbs for Diabetes

2 Fenugreek Capsules

Fenugreek capsules are very useful in Diabetes as they contain chemicals and fiber which help to reduce the sugar absorption in diabetic patients. It increases the release of insulin from the body and reduces blood sugar levels.

3 Karela Capsules

These are very useful in controlling blood sugar levels. Its hypoglycemic index is very good, so useful in diabetes.

4 Madhumehantak Churna

This is a composition of various herbs like – Momordica charantia ( karela), Ocimum sactum (Tulsi), Acacia Arabica (Babool), and Salacia chinesis (Saptarngi). It is mainly helpful in reducing diabetic symptoms, hence very useful in Diabetes.