International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part D (2017)
Literary review article on efficacy of Guduchi in diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is a nerve damaging disorder associated with diabetes mellitus. Diabetic microvascular injuries involving small blood vessels that supplies to nerves i.e. vasa nervorum are responsible for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. In Ayurveda, madhumeha vyadhi has similarity with diabetes mellitus. Madhumeha is one of the four varieties of Vataja Prameha. In itsasadhya (incurable) stage, madhumeha gives rise to any upadrava (complication). Daha (burning sensation), suptata (numbness), harsha (tingling sensation), shosha (wasting), dourbalya (weakness), angasadaare the symptoms of upadrava (complication) of madhumeha, which are nearly similar to the symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The regimens used in modern medicine for diabetic peripheral neuropathy are effective, but they are expensive and having side effects. On the other hands, Ayurveda has some Herbal remedy may be used as an alternative therapy in this condition. Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) is one of the most important Ayurvedic medicine. It is recommended for Diabetic neuropathy because of its anti-Diabetic, analgesic, antioxidant and immunomodulatory activities. The effect of Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy is scientifically validated in various animal models.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sadhana Prithviraj Chavan, Dr. BB Kadlaskar, Dr. Anuja Gholap, Dr. Hardik Modi. Literary review article on efficacy of Guduchi in diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(2):200-203.