Indigestion

Not quite a disease by itself, this condition of ‘Agnimandya’ in Ayurvedic terminology, it denotes a condition wherein food taken does not get digested.

Root Causes

  • Aggravation of the three doshas – vata, pitta, kapha.
  • Excessive intake of improper food (for more details, click diet planning).
  • Psychic factors as anger, anxiety and worry.
  • Fast eating habits
  • Eating less of high-fiber foods.

Symptoms

  • Feeling of heavy stomach
  • Stomach pain
  • Puking
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Acidity
  • Burning Sensation in the chest.

Useful Herbs

  • Hing (Asafoetida)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
  • Lemon juice with rock salt

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Ayucid                                     
  • Lavan Bhaskar Churna         
  • Ajwain Ark                              

 

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