Potential effects of Mudga (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) as a dietetic food and medication for diabetes

  • Chandini Chandrasekharan Sr. Consultant (Ayu), “Centre of Excellence in Research and Clinical Services for Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus)”, Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Sulochana Bhat 2Assistant Director in Charge and PI of “Centre of Excellence in Research and Clinical Services for Madhumeha (Diabetes mellitus)”, Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Antidiabetic activity, Diabetes, Mudga, Mung bean

Abstract

The green gram (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek), also known as Mudga in Sanskrit, is regarded by Ayurvedic science as the best pulse and one of the healthiest foods that may be regularly consumed to maintain health. Diabetes is a chronic lifestyle condition that may be controlled with diet, exercise, and contemporary medications like insulin and oral hypoglycaemic medicines. In Ayurvedic medicine, green grams are advised as both a dietetic food and a medication for diabetes. The phytochemistry of Vigna radiata, or mung beans, demonstrates its antidiabetic qualities, and a number of research using green gramme extracts have validated the capacity of mung bean to control insulin resistance and reduce blood glucose levels.

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CITATION
DOI: 10.21760/jaims.8.12.34
Published: 2024-02-01
How to Cite
ChandrasekharanC., & BhatS. (2024). Potential effects of Mudga (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) as a dietetic food and medication for diabetes. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 8(12), 230 - 235. https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.8.12.34
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Review Article