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Ayurvedic Remedies For Digestive Disorders

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As per Ayurveda, a healthy digestion produces healthy tissues (Dhatus) and in case the digestion is not healthy, this reasons the accumulation of the toxins (Ama) in the body. To strengthen digestion practice yoga, avoid overeating, include ginger in your meal and eat the biggest meal of the day during lunch and have light dinner.

Digestive disorders cause irritation and discomfort that may drastically affect the state of general well being and limit the energy levels and active lifestyle. The symptoms of poor digestion include excessive gas formation, constipation, diarrhea, burping, burning, vomiting, indigestion, bloating and abdominal pain.

Ayurveda Understanding of Digestion

Ayurveda states that the digestive system of an individual determines the health and well being of an individual. Hence, a healthy digestion is directly proportional to healthy living. Even high quality diet and pure food will not be able to deliver good health if it is not digested properly and can be rather harmful for the body. The majority of the digestion processes is carried out in the stomach (Jathar) which is referred metaphorically as “fire” (Jathargni). As per Ayurveda, a healthy digestion produces healthy tissues (Dhatus) and in case the digestion is not healthy, this reasons the accumulation of the toxins (Ama) in the body.

3 Types of Digestion Toxins

There are 3 types of toxins which are built up in a digestive disorder:

AmaAma is formed because of a weaker digestive tract or excess load of wrong food. If Ama is not cleaned from the body, it leads to an imbalance of the doshas within the body.

Amavisha: The build up Ama can react with subdoshas and can create Amavisha (toxin), which is believed to be the strongest toxin, resulting in a disorder.
Environmental Toxins: These toxins are formed from the exposure to the contaminants.

Causes of Digestive Disorders

The underlying root cause of most of the Digestive disorders like bloating, gas, ingestion, or an abdominal pain is the weak Agni or the Digestive fire. Uncovering the root cause of the digestive problems is the first step towards the treatment of the disorder.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Digestion Disorders

Generally in Ayurveda, various Ayurvedic medicines, herbal & mineral, natural Ayurvedic remedies, diet, massages, yoga, meditation and other products & techniques are used for the purpose of healing, cleansing and restoring the balance of the body.

The first line of treatment in Ayurveda includes Detoxification and Cleansing of the body, without which other modes of treatments prove to be less effective or ineffective. According to Ayurveda, Digestion & metabolism are usually associated with the Pitta dosha (related to the elements fire element)

Ayurvedic Tips for Strengthening Digestion

Certain techniques to practice, improve and strengthen your digestive are:

  • Regularly taking up some form of daily activities like yoga, or a 15 minutes morning walk controls the sugar spikes and aids in improving digestion.
  • It is essential to avoid over-eating. Excess food if not properly broken down can produce ama/acid and cause indigestion, finally leading to more gas formation, bloating and discomfort.
  • In Ayurveda, Ginger is known as a Universal Remedy for most of the ailments because of its beneficial herbal properties. Ginger relaxes the smooth muscle of the intestines, thereby     relieving symptoms of gas and cramping. Including ginger or ginger tea throughout the day or in the meal is a good practice for improving body’s digestive fire.
  • Eating the biggest meal during  lunchtime, as studies have shown that highest concentration of digestive juices are secreted during the afternoon. Heavy meal at dinner leaves you bloated and results into difficulty in falling asleep.
Sonica Krishan

Dr Sonica Krishan is Author and Speaker in the areas of Healthy and Joyous Living through Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga and other Contemplative practices. She is also Health Writer, Columnist, Editor, Ayurveda Consultant at Herboveda and Holistic Healing Coach. Dr Sonica is open for National as well as International Collaborations with interested people / institutions in fields of Ayurveda, Meditation and Yoga.

Sonica Krishan

Dr Sonica Krishan is Author and Speaker in the areas of Healthy and Joyous Living through Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga and other Contemplative practices. She is also Health Writer, Columnist, Editor, Ayurveda Consultant at Herboveda and Holistic Healing Coach. Dr Sonica is open for National as well as International Collaborations with interested people / institutions in fields of Ayurveda, Meditation and Yoga.

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Gwen Brown
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Thx Teri G. Radlillo, and Ayurveda.

Villa De Tash
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Would love to use what Icesis Cruz uses but in a small town I have no where to go :/

Salma Shah
Salma Shah 5pts

And I'm sorry I have another problem ingestion

Salma Shah
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Hl. My name is Salma. Do you have anything for insomnia

Icesis Cruz
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The herbal tea I get it from Smile Herb Shop in Beltsville Md

Gwen Brown
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Ayurveda, Penny Larson thanks so much. Enjoy your evening.

Gwen Brown
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Thank you Icesis Cruz and Chrissy Windley, I will try your remedies. Hopefully I will see some results. I know i have 10lbs of fecal matter impacted. thx Guys

Icesis Cruz
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I had my herbalist make this one up for me to use in my Alive Glow skin care products.

Icesis Cruz
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I use this one too. They are the bees knees

Icesis Cruz
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I have the same problem I drink a bitter tea made of yellow dock, red root, sarsaparilla, burdock and cinnamon. It works like a charm. I have so much energy and go poo 3 times a day. My skin is clearer too.

Chrissy Windley
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I have ginger here at home, so ginger tea is feasible to do. going to drink some now

Chrissy Windley
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I have the same issue, i have constipation all the time and my enlarged uterus makes it worse. I've tried everything and nothing works, except the chocolate exlax for some reason. I have trouble eating right now so this article looks decent. It hurts after I eat all the time, so hoping it's just digestive issues along with the uterus issues as well. I haven't seen a doc about the stomach problems yet, but i need to. I'll check out this article.

Gwen Brown
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Icesis Cruz what the hey? Anything for chronic constipation, please don't say veggies, fiber, exercise. These remedies don't work when one takes certain medications.

Ayurveda
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You're welcome! :) Suman Kaur

Ayurveda
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Glad! :) Lubna Yasmeen :)

Sonu Shah
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Jordan Rubin
Jordan Rubin 5pts

Great article. Triphala and Trikatu have worked wonders me as well :D

Humaira Kaukab
Humaira Kaukab 5pts

Earlier in my teen age and in 20s ,i had that type of disorder...now in my 30s & in 40s...i have no such complaint

Gale Cousins
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Ginger is one of the best remedies for all stomach ailments.

rajapurawedamedura
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RAJAPURA

PANCHABALA AMURTHA PANAYA

(Herbal Medicine -Trusted for gastritis)

Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. Many people with gastritis experience no symptoms at all. However, upper central abdominal pain is the most common symptom; the pain may be dull, vague, burning, aching, gnawing, sore, or sharp. Pain is usually located in the upper central portion of the abdomen, but it may occur anywhere from the upper left portion of the abdomen around to the back.

In Ayurveda, gastritis is known as Urdhava Amalapitta. It is caused in people with pitta constitution. When the pitta dosha gets vitiated in such people, there are greater chances of getting gastritis.

There are many causes of gastritis. Food poisoning can lead to gastritis, and so can consume alcohol and drugs like medicated pills and steroids. Allergies to certain foods can cause gastritis. Oblique causes for gastritis are physical stresses

An Indigenous Medicine from an Ancient Recipe

Pancha Bala Amrita Paanaya is a 100% herbal formula which is restricted only to Rajapura tradition. This formula is evidently efficacious with more than ten thousand patients and not available in any other common pharmacopeia.

Indications:

This is a trusted remedy for diseases caused by bilious blood and especially beneficial  for gastritis or hyperacidity. Also this can have better results in ailments like dyspepsia, headaches, dizziness, lassitude, stomach ache, itching, eczema, cracking in feet, menstrual disorders, constipation, and hemorrhoids. This a remedy with a cooling effect which also can be used for disease conditions associated with womb and genital system of women.

Since this doesn't contain any sugar it can be freely used even by diabetes patients. This medicine is certified by Industrial Technology Institute of Sri Lanka that this medicine is free from toxic substances, heavy metals, alcohol, microbes, artificial flavors or colorants.

This medicine can be used without any medical restriction while using any other medicine and no side effect is reported.

Ingredients:

Aralu, Bulu, Nelli, Raskinda, Pavatta, Binkohomba and other rare herbs.

No sugar and alcohol added..

Directions for use:

Shake the bottle before use and take before meals.

Adults:

2 tablespoonfuls three times a day

1 tablespoonful three times a day

For Medical Advices or Further Info:

Rajapura Veda Medura

Siri Gala,

Monaragala , Sri Lanka

For Contact  email:- [email protected]

Manufactory Registration No: at Department of Ayurveda: 6/2/1/12/9

Industrial Technology Institute Report No: CTF -1106975

Ayurveda
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Thanks for the tip Harry Parasram!!