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Zandu Tribangshila is Ayurvedic proprietary medicine from Zandu. This medicine is used in management of high blood sugar level in diabetes.
Tribangshila is prepared from medicinal herbs, Bhasma and Shilajeet which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, antidiabetic, nutritive, tonic and health promoting properties. This medicine helps to cure weakness. It nourishes body. Tribangshila gives relief in diabetes related health problems such as excessive thirst, weight loss, eyesight weakness, urinary infections etc.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.
- Manufacturer: Zandu
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Proprietary Medicine
- Main Indication: Diabetes
- Suitable for: Unisex
- MRP/Price: Tribangshila 30 Tab – Rupees 70
Ingredients of Tribangshila
Each tablet contains
- Nimb patra (Melia azadirachta) 80 mg
- Gudmar (Gymnema sylvestre) 80 mg
- Jamubul Ext. (Eugenia jambolana) 40 mg
- Mamejawa Ext. (Enicosterna littorale) 40 mg
- Shilajit 40 mg
- Yashad Bhasma 20 mg
- Bang Bhasma 10 mg
Know the Ingredients
1- Neem (Synonym: Azadirachta indica Melia azadirachta, Margosa Tree) is well-known and common tree of India. It is also known as Margosa, Nim, Nimba, Nimbatiktam, Arishtha, Praneem. The active constituents of neem are mainly triterpenoids, sterols, bitter principles nimbin and nimbiol. The Neem bark is cool, bitter, astringent, acrid and refrigerant. It has significant antiseptic, insecticide, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory and Laxative properties.
Neem leaves contain nimboin, nimbinene, 6-desacetylnimbinene, nimbandiol, nimbolide and quercetin. Leaves are also reported to contain β-sitosterol, n-hexacosanol and nonacosane. It is a tonic and a revitalizer, it works effectively in the treatment of diabetes. It has been found to reduce insulin requirements by up to 50% for diabetes, without altering blood glucose level.
It significantly reduces insulin requirements for insulin dependent diabetes and have also been scientifically proved to be effective in treating and preventing diabetes. The possible mechanism of anti-hyperglycemic effect of Neem leaf was found to be reduction in peripheral utilization of glucose and suppression of glycogenolytic effect due to epinephrine action.
2- 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 medicinal purpose roots and leaves of 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.
3- 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.
4- Shilajit is made of decomposed centuries old plants and rocks under pressure. In Ayurveda, for medicinal purpose detoxified Shilajit is used which is known as Shuddha Shilajit. It is an adaptogen and a major Ayurvedic rejuvenation tonic. It improves digestion and assimilation. In Ayurveda, it is considered a medicine which has ability to cure every disease. It is highly condensed minerals and amino acid. It slows ageing and degeneration.
Shilajit works on reproductive organs. It controls blood sugar level, and improves immunity. It gives relief in chronic disorders, body pain and diabetes. Its intake gives physical, mental and sexual power.
5- Yashad Bhasma, Yashada Bhasma or Jasad Bhasma, is an Ayurvedic metallic preparation. It is a specially processed zinc and useful in sprue, diabetes, leucorrhea, and hyperhydrosis.
Zinc deficiency causes impaired glucose metabolism, retared growth and weakness of eyesight. Intake of Yashad Bhasma cures Zinc deficiency and improves body immunity to fight infections. It is good for eyes and helps to pevent macular degeneration, cataract and night blindness. Zinc improves reproductive functions and supports formation of new blood.
Vanga Bhasma is a classical Ayurvedic metallic preparation. Chemically, it is incinerated tin. Vang Bhasma is especially used in treatment of Prameha (urinary disorders), Pradar, Medo Roga (hyperlipidemia), Kshaya (emaciation), and Shukra Kshaya (loss of semen).
Benefits of Tribangshila
- It improves quality of life in type 2 diabetes.
- It normalizes release of insulin in diabetic patients.
- It rejuvenates Beta cells to produce insulin.
- It has no toxic manifestations.
- It has no hypoglycemic reaction.
- It gives strength to body.
- It strengthens the immune system.
Important Therapeutic Uses of Tribangshila
Diabetes mellitus (type II)
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (also known as type 2 diabetes) is a long term metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin.
Insulin is a hormone produced by the beta cells of the pancreas, required to utilize glucose from digested food as an energy source. Chronic hyperglycemia is associated with microvascular and macrovascular complications that can lead to visual impairment, blindness, kidney disease, nerve damage,
amputations, heart disease, and stroke.
Diabetes can not be cured but managed with reduced food intake, increased physical activity, and
oral medications or insulin.
Dosage of Tribangshila
- The recommended dosage of medicine is 2 to 4 tablets before meals.
- It should be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening.
- It is to be taken with water.
- Or take as directed by doctor.
Suggestions, Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects and Warnings
It is completely safe to take this medicine in recommended doses.
Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give same result in another person.
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.
Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
Do not take any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.
When taken along with allopathic medicines please do check sugar level after 15 days. Dose of medicines will be adjusted accordingly.
It is highly recommended to measure blood sugar level at frequent intervals. If the blood sugar level is not managed, then you may need to change the medicine.
For better management of diabetes:
- Make suitable Food choices + Be physical active + Take medicines if needed.
- Target sugar level Before meals 70 to 130 milligrams per decilitre (mg/dl) and 1 to 2 hours After the start of a meal less than 180 mg/dl.
- Eat fresh fruits which are low in sugar content.
- Eat non-starchy vegetables, such as broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, or green beans.
- Drink fat-free/low-fat milk or fat-free/low-fat/light yogurt.
- Do not eat too much carbohydrate in the diet as it converts into glucose.