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Paneer Dodi

Paneer Dodi
Paneer Dodi is also known as Indian Rennet. Its natural extracts possess many beneficial properties. It may provide aid in managing diabetes, regulating liver functions, and controlling cholesterol levels. It may also be helpful in conditions like discomfort in the abdomen area (dyspepsia), gas accumulation (flatulence), and other intestinal infections[1].

Studies on Paneer Dodi suggest its use for diabetes management too. It may help reduce the increased levels of blood glucose, providing better diabetes control[1-3]. It also has hepatoprotective properties which may help in liver problems. In addition to that, it may help reduce elevated serum cholesterol and triglycerides, helpful in controlling cholesterol levels. This is due to its anti-hyperlipidemic property. Paneer Dodi also possesses anti-platelet (wound-healing) properties which can help in improving the diabetes-associated wound healing process.

You can take 4-5gm Paneer Dodi flower powder or as directed by the physician to manage cholesterol levels. Take it once or twice a day, preferably after meals. Avoid self-medication or taking Paneer Dodi in excess.

Paneer Dodi is generally well tolerated and does not have any side effects when taken in the recommended dose. However, it is advisable to consult the doctor before using Paneer Dodi.

What are the synonyms of Paneer Dodi?

Indian Rennet, Rishyagandha, Indian Cheese maker, Paneer ke Phool, Punir dodi, Vegetable Rennet, Withania coagulans

What is the source of Paneer Dodi?

Plant Based

Benefits of Paneer Dodi

1. Diabetes
Paneer Dodi is an effective Ayurvedic herb used to manage blood sugar levels. According to the Ayurveda textbook, Paneer Dodi and Ashwagandha both are mentioned in Bruhaniya Mahakashaya (a group of herbs) and Madhura Skanda (a group of herbs) which may imply that they may have similar properties. Paneer Dodi may help improve the metabolism and reduce the weakness by restoring the energy level which is a common symptom of high sugar levels. This is due to its Balya (strength providing) nature.

Tip
-Take 8-10 Paneer Dodi flower
-Soak them in water the whole night
-Filter the water and drink it before breakfast
#To get quick control of high blood sugar levels.



2. Liver problems
Liver diseases or problems could be due to genetic reasons or as a result of various factors that damage the liver, such as viruses, excess alcohol use, and obesity. Paneer Dodi is used in chronic liver complaints. It is a herbal medicine which may help in liver problems as it has hepatoprotective properties[1,3]

3. High cholesterol
The human body requires cholesterol to build healthy cells. However, increased levels of cholesterol in the body can increase your risk of heart disease. Studies on Paneer Dodi suggest that the extract of the plant may help lower cholesterol levels due to its anti-hyperlipidemic action[3].

Tip
-Take 5gm Paneer Dodi flower powder
-Have it with lukewarm water once or twice a day, preferably after meals
# To get quick control of high cholesterol levels in the blood.

4. Wound healing
Diseases like diabetes may affect and even delay the healing process of our body, leading to a non-healing wound. Ayurvedic ingredients like Paneer Dodi may help in improving the healing process as it shows anti-platelet (wound-healing) properties. According to some studies, the use of Paneer Dodi may increase the level of collagen and proteins helpful in faster healing[4].

Recommended Dosage of Paneer Dodi

  • Paneer Dodi Powder - Take 4- 5gm Paneer Dodi flower powder twice a day or as directed by the physician

How to use Paneer Dodi

1. Paneer Dodi Powder
-Take 5gm Paneer Dodi flower powder
-Have it with lukewarm water once or twice a day, preferably after meals
# To get quick control of high cholesterol levels in the blood.

2. Paneer Dodi or Paneer ke Phool
-Take 8-10 Paneer Dodi flower
-Soak them in water the whole night
-Filter the water and drink it before breakfast
#To get quick control of high blood sugar levels.

Frequently asked questions

Q. Is Paneer Dodi beneficial?

scientific
Modern Science View
Paneer Dodi is beneficial in managing diabetes, controlling cholesterol levels, and improving liver function. It may also be helpful in treating conditions like dyspepsia, flatulent colic, and intestinal infections[1].

Q. Can a diabetic person take Paneer Dodi?

scientific
Modern Science View
Yes, diabetic patients can take Paneer Dodi. Extracts of Paneer Dodi may help in managing diabetes as it helps in lowering glucose levels[2]. However, people with diabetes should consult a doctor before taking Paneer Dodi.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi and Vijaysar be taken together for diabetes?

scientific
Modern Science View
Both Paneer Dodi and Vijaysar have anti-diabetic properties which may help in diabetes management. However, taking these two together may cause the blood sugar to go very low and in some cases might cause hypoglycemia. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking these two together.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi be taken without a doctor’s consultation?

ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
No, it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking any herbal medications.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi be taken for long periods of time?

ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Paneer Dodi should be taken for the duration prescribed by the doctor only. If you wish to use it for a longer duration, consult the doctor.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi help with depression?

scientific
Modern Science View
Paneer Dodi depicts neuro-protective properties which may help with problems associated with the nervous system. However, self-medication with Paneer Dodi should be avoided.

Q. How do you eat Paneer Dodi?

ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
You take 8-10 Paneer Dodi flowers and soak them in water for the whole night. Filter the water the next day and drink it on an empty stomach. This will help in getting quick control over high blood sugar levels temporarily. Consult a doctor if you do not feel fine after taking Paneer Dodi.

Q. When to take Paneer Dodi?

ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Consume powder made out of Paneer Dodi flowers after meals or as directed by the physician. Whereas, water extracted after soaking Paneer Dodi flowers should be taken in the morning before breakfast. If not sure, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi help in diabetic wound healing?

scientific
Modern Science View
Studies on Paneer Dodi indicate that the plant may help in managing the wound healing process in diabetes patients. It possesses such properties which may help in increasing the rate of wound contraction, thereby improving the healing of the wound[4].

Q. Is Paneer Dodi safe to take?

ayurvedic
Ayurvedic View
Paneer Dodi is a safe and well-tolerated medicine when consumed in the prescribed quantity. Do not self-medicate.

Q. Can Paneer Dodi help purify the blood?

scientific
Modern Science View
Paneer Dodi, according to some studies, is considered to have a blood purifying effect. The berries of the plant are used in some countries as a blood purifier[5].

References

  1. BANIYA B. ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY OF FRUITS OF WITHANIA COAGULANUS DUNAL IN STREPTOZOCIN INDUCES DIABETIC: A REVIEW. ADV RES PHARM BIOL.External Link
  2. Sampathkumar K, Riyajan S, Tan CK, et al. Small-Intestine-Specific Delivery of Antidiabetic Extracts from Withania coagulans Using Polysaccharide-Based Enteric-Coated Nanoparticles. ACS Omega. 2019 Jul 31; 4(7): 12049-12057. External Link
  3. BARE NB and JADHAV PS. Pharmaceutical Importance of Withania Coagulans in Health and Diseases. Int J Adv Sci Eng Technol. 2017. Vol-5, Iss-1, Spl. Issue-3. External Link
  4. Prasad S, Kumar R, Patel D, and Hemalatha S. Wound healing activity of Withania coagulans in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Pharm. Biol. 2010, 48, 1397-1404. External Link
  5. Gupta PC. Withania coagulans Dunal- An overview. Int J Pharm Sci Rev Res. 2012. 12(2):68-71. External Link
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