ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: A SIDDHA CLASSICAL PREPARATION THETRANVITHAI KUDINEER FOR MATHUMEGAM (TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS): AN OVERVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Elankani P *, Sivaranjani.K, Pitchiahkumar M
Abstract: In present era, Diabetes mellitus has emerged as a major health hazard in both the developed countries and developing countries. There were 69.12 million cases of diabetes in India as per the data 2015. Out of these 36 million people remained undiagnosed. Diabetes mellitus is a disorder characterized by the presence of chronic hyperglycemia either immune mediated (Type I diabetes), Insulin resistance (Type 2 Diabetes), Gestational or other .Diabetes Mellitus is referred as Mathumegam, neerizhivu, in Siddha Classical texts. Thetranvithai kudineer is a classical siddha formulation which has renowned medicinal values. This article provides comprehensive information of individual ingredients of Thetranvithai Kudineer with special reference to Diabetes mellitus.
Keyword: Siddha Medicine, Thetranvithai, Kudineer, Diabetes mellitus, Antidiabetics, Hypoglycemic drugs.