Pramehoushadhi is a patent medicine manufactured by The Pharmaceutical Corporation (IM) Kerala limited, popularly known as Oushadhi. This is renowned for treating diabetes and associated complications like drowsiness, fatigue and constipation.
INGREDIENTS AND METHOD OF PREPARATION of Pramehoushadhi
|Sl. No.||Scientific name||Sanskrit name||Properties|
|1||Emblica officinalis||Amalaki||It is said as the supreme medicine for diabetes in Ayurveda. It also relives constipation|
|2||Salacia oblonga||Saptarangi||Used to treat diabetes and seems to reduce blood glucose level.|
|3||Curcuma longa||Haridra||It is said as the supreme medicine for Diabetes in Ayurveda along with Amla.|
|4||Trigonella foenum graceum||Methika||Reduces cholesterol, diabetes, gastritis, hyper acidity|
|5||Vernonia anthelmintica||Somaraja||It act as anthelminthic and detoxifier. It is also laxative in nature.|
|6||Phyllanthus amarus||Bhoomyamalaki||It is used in the treatment of fever, liver disorders, jaundice and skin diseases.|
|7||Caesalpinia sappan||Padmakam||Cures burning sensation, neuropathy, and has anti-oxidant and hepato-protective activity.|
|8||Pterocarpus marsupium||Asana||Decoction of heart wood used to treat Type II DM|
|9||Strychnos potatorum||Katakam||Reduces vitiated kapha and vata doshas. It act as laxative and reduces toxicity.|
|10||Ixora coccinea||Paranthi||Used to treat diabetes, skin diseases|
|11||Symplocos cochinchinensis||Lodhra||Used to treat bleeding disorders, ulcers, burning sensation|
|12||Aerva lanata||gorakshaganja||It is anthelminthic, and useful in lithiasis. It is having action in urinary system.|
|13||Vetiveria Zizanioides||Usheeram||Used in treating dysuria, burning sensation, fatigue, etc.|
|14||Momordica charantia||Karavella||It is used to treat increased blood sugar level, liver diseases and detoxifies blood.|
The ingredients used in preparing Pramehoushadhi have action in urinary system and some are having laxative property. Drugs like usheera used in treating burning sensation. These can occur in Diabetes cases and intake of Pramehoushadhi may help to cure them also along with reducing blood sugar level.
AVAILABLE PACKAGING of Pramehoushadhi
Powder: 100 g or 200 g bottles
Tablets: 10 x 10 blister of 500mg tab
DOSAGE of Pramehoushadhi:
Choornam or Powder
5-10 gm. powder in boiled and cooled water, preferably prepared with diabetic drinks or Luke warm water in empty stomach in the morning. Dose may be maintained according to the blood sugar level as directed by the physician.
I -2 tab twice daily 10 min before food or as directed by the physician
EXERCISE AND YOGA
The yoga, pranayama and meditation practice are capable of providing health to the body and mind. Generally it is desirable to follow,
- Anuloma viloma pranayama
- Bhastrika pranayama
All this can improve the mental status of the people, and improve concentration.
PATHYA AND APATHYAS
No specific do’s and don’ts are specified. But it is desirable to follow diet pattern congenial for diabetes.
Persons with allergy to Turmeric should not use this formulation. It is desirable to have regular monitoring of blood glucose level.