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Madhu Rakshak is a polyherbal proprietary Ayurvedic medicine from Dabur. This medicine is indicated in the management of diabetes or Madhumeha. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder causing excessive thirst and the production of large amounts of urine. In this condition, the sugar or glucose level in blood increases. Unmanaged blood sugar or uncontrolled diabetes causes many complications such as neuropathy, retinopathy, nephropathy, generalized degenerative changes in large and small blood vessels, and increased susceptibility to infection. Dabur Madhu Rakshak, helps to control blood sugar in Diabetic patient.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.
Ingredients of Dabur Madhu Rakshak
Each 100g powder is prepared and derived from:
- Vijaysar (Pterocarpus marsupium) – 20g
- Tejpatra (Cinnamomum tamala) – 15g
- Jamun seed (Eugenia jambolana) – 15g
- Gudmar (Gymnema sylvestre) – 14g
- Kali Maricha (piper nigrum) – 10g
- Neem leaves (azadiracheta indiaca) – 6g
- Methi (trigonella foenum-graecum) – 5g
- Shuddha Shilajit – 5g
- Bhavana Dravyas
- Karela fruit (momordica charantia) – 40g
- Amla (phyllanthus emblica – 26g
- Hareetaki (Terminalia chebula) -26g
- Bahera (Terminalia belerica) -26g.
- Preservatives: Sodium methyl Paraben, Sodium Propyl paraben
Triphala is a combination of Amalaki, Bibhitaki, and Haritaki and used extensively in Ayurveda for the treatment of digestive diseases. It is a tonic for the whole body. It has been used in various gastric disorders including intestinal inflammation. It contains vitamin C, linoleic oil, phospholipids and other important nutrients. It is a rich source of tannins, which is known to affect the integrity of mucus membrane. Tannins with their protein precipitating and vasoconstriction effects could be advantageous in preventing ulcer development. It is a Rasayana drug and used for detoxifying and tonifying the body.
Vijaysar (Pterocarpus marsupium) is a deciduous tree of the family Leguminosae. It is also known as Indian Kino Tree, Bijaka, Pitasara and Pitashalaka. Vijaysar heartwood lowers blood sugar and lipid level. The heartwood of the tree is used to make tumblers in which water is kept overnight and taken next day.
It restores the normal insulin production of the pancreas and stabilizes the normal sugar levels. It may also lower blood sugar through an unrelated pathway of that of insulin making it useful in the treatment of both types of diabetics. It regenerate, reverse the damage and repopulate the ß-cells in the pancreas.
Cinnamomum tamala Fr. Nees., belonging to family Lauraceae, is known as Indian Cassia, bay leaves and Tezpatta. Tejpatta is bitter, sweet, aromatic, antioxidants, anti-hyperglycemic, anthelmintic, diuretic, carminative and anti-inflammatory. It detoxifies blood, improves appetite and digestion.
Jamun (Syzygium Jambolanum, Synonym Eugenia jambolana, Family: Myrtaceae) or Indian black berry has antidiabetic properties and reduce in blood glucose level. It increases serum insulin levels. The seed powder of Jamun fruit exhibits normoglycemia and better glucose tolerance.
Gudmar (Gymnema sylvestre, family Asclepiadaceae), is a woody climber found in central and peninsular India. It is one of the main herb used in Ayurveda to treat diabetes due to its hypoglycemic activities.
For the medicinal purpose roots and leaves of the plant are used. The chewing of leaf lowers cholesterol, triglycerides, lipid and blood sugar level. Gudmar controls the sugar level as it increases insulin secretion, regenerates islet cells, increases utilization of glucose, and inhibits absorption of sugar from intestine.
Gudmar is bitter, acrid, anodyne, anthelmintic, antipyretic, astringent, cardiotonic, digestive, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant, stomachic, uterine tonic. It used in Ayurveda for treating amenorrhea, asthma, bronchitis, cardiopathy, conjunctivitis, constipation, cough, dyspepsia, piles, hemorrhoids, hepatosplenomegaly, inflammations, intermittent fever, jaundice, and diabetes.
Karela is well-known bitter anti-diabetic herb.
Benefits of Uses of Dabur Madhu Rakshak
- It helps to control blood sugar in diabetic patients.
- It also control urine sugar.
- It delays degenerative processes.
- It improves the quality of life. It restores energy, stamina and strength.
- It can be used as an adjuvant to antidiabetic treatment.
Important Therapeutic Uses of Dabur Madhu Rakshak
Management of blood sugar level in Diabetes or Madhumeha
The Dosage of Dabur Madhu Rakshak
3-6 grams twice/ thrice a day before a meal with warm water or as directed by a physician.
Please note, the doses of Ayurvedic medicines are not fixed. The exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
You can buy this medicine online or from medical stores.