Gastritis

 

Gastritis is of several types depending upon the nature of the inflammation, the condition of the mucous membrane and glands. Hydrochloric acid and some other digestive enzymes are secreted by the glands of the stomach. Inflammation of the stomach thus results in the impairment of these secretions leading to indigestion. In ayurveda, this condition is known as urdhvaga amlapitta.

Symptoms

  • Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache and dizziness.
  • There is pain and discomfort in the region of the stomach
  • Coated tongue, foul breath, bad taste in the mouth, increased flow of saliva, scanty urination, a general feeling of uneasiness and mental depression.
  • In more chronic cases the patients’ complaints of heartburn and a feeling of fullness in the abdomen, especially after meals.

Root Causes

  • Dietetic indiscretion
  • Habitual overeating of badly combined or improperly cooked foods
  • Excessive intake of strong tea, coffee or alcoholic drinks.
  • Habitual use of large quantities of condiments and sauses.
  • Other causes include worry, anxiety, grief, and prolonged tension, use of certain drugs, strong acids and caustic substances.

Useful Herbs

  • Coconut
  • Rice
  • Merigold
  • Potato

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Gaisantak Bati              
  •  Liverole strong             
  • Ajwain Ark                     
  • Kabz Care                      

 

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