Diabetes is a metabolic kapha type of disorder in which diminished functioning of agni (digestive fire) leads to a tendency toward high blood sugar. Try these yoga poses for diabetes cure.
The following yoga poses help in diabetic conditions. Beneficial yoga postures for diabetic conditions include Mandukasana, Locust pose, Leg Lift, Kurmasana, Ardhama- tsyendrasana and Chest-Knee pose. Alternate nostril breathing is also helpful.
Sit in vajrasana and close the fist of both the hands allowing the knuckles to press one another. Place both the knuckles in the navel area, exhale and bend forward. Look straight ahead. Stay in this position for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat 3 times.
Sit in vajrasana and place the elbows on both sides of navel. Exhale, bend forward touching the chin with the closed fist and look straight ahead. Stay in the position for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat it for 3 to 4 times.
Fold the left leg and place the ankle near the hip. Place the right leg near the left knee and hold the left foot with the left hand. Look back, hold for few minutes and repeat on the other side. Ayurveda uses the following herbal mixture:
To reduce kapha, you should follow the kapha-pacifying diet, especially avoiding excess intake of sweets, carbohydrates, and dairy products. Take more fresh vegetables and bitter herbs.
Put one cup of water into a copper vessel at night, and drink the water in the morning.
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