Homeopathic Remedies for Diabetes
Homeopathic Remedies and Treatment for Diabetes is classified into six groups namely acids, metals, other minerals, vegetables, drugs from animals, and organo therapic remedies.
Homeopathy remedies for the management of diabetes can help to control diabetes, improve the quality of life and control complications of diabetes.
Homeopathic drugs treatment for diabetes
The homeopathy drug treatment used in diabetes can be classified in to six groups namely acids, metals, other minerals, vegetables, drugs from animals, and organo therapic remedies.
- The acids used for treatment of diabetes are acetic acid, lactic acid, phosphoric acid, nitric acid, picric acid, carbolic acid, and flouric acid. Acids are often used in patients with debility or persistent weakness. Acid can prevent acidosis one of the greatest danger of diabetic mellitus
- Metals Aurum met, Argentum met, Argentum nitricum, Uranium nitricum, Vanadium, Plumbum met, Cup ars are used as a homeopathic treatment for diabetes.
- Other minerals (such as Ars alb, Sulphur, Silicea, Iodum, Natrum sulph), vegetables (such as Cephalandra indica, Chimaphilla, Chionanthus, China, Curara, Nux vom, Helleborus niger), and products from Animal kingdom (such as Moschus, Crotalus horridus, Lachesis, Tarentula, Lac defloratum) are prescribed based on the individual characteristics and symptoms of the patients.
- Insulin an organo therapic remedy is prescribed in critical cases of diabetes, in lean and thin consumptive patients and also in coma. Pancreatin, adrenalin, urea, lecithin are the other organo therapic remedies. Biochemic remedies for diabetes mellitus are Nat mur, Nat sulph, Kali phos, Kali mur and Kali sulph.
The metals are used for treatment of patients with hypertension, diabetic nephropathy, arteriosclerosis, mentally and physically exhausted and various other symptoms. The minerals, vegetables and animal products are used to manage symptoms such as weakness and prostration, gangrene, diabetes complicated with digestive troubles, impotence, ocular troubles and other complications of diabetes. The homeopathic remedy prescribed to a patient depends on his/her symptoms and characteristics. Hence two patients may have diabetes but their prescriptions may be completely different.
Homeopathic treatment with drugs can improve the general well being of the person with diabetes. In patients with poor general health it can be very difficult to achieve good control of diabetes. Improvement of general health improves the general sense of well-being, decreases the dose and number of drugs needed to control blood glucose and improves blood glucose control. Remedies such as Syzygium, Uranium nitricum, Phloridzin (obtained from the root of the apple and other fruit trees) are given to improve the general health of the patient.
Caution with Homeopathy
To use homeopathic remedies and homeopathic treatment if you are a diabetic is a personal decision, but use them with caution. These drugs do have effect on the body and may help to control your blood sugar. However even if they benefit you, consult your physician before you stop regular insulin or other medication for diabetes. Monitor your blood sugar closely if you take these remedies to find out how effective the remedy is. In case of emergency like diabetic coma the homeopathic remedies may not be effective as the primary therapy. In these conditions consult your physician for conventional medicine and you may use homeopathic remedies as a complementary therapy.
If you are a diabetic and intend to use homeopathic treatment for diabetes, please let your physician know about it. Consult a homeopath physician to decide on the drugs that you would need for management of your symptoms and control of diabetes.
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Jun 20, 2011
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