Some foods like processed meats and cold foods can create undigested waste that forms toxins and causes stomach pain.
If stomach problems are constantly affecting your well-being, you should switch to Ayurvedic remedies for relief.
What you eat has a direct impact on your health and metabolism. Your food can nourish you and strengthen your digestive system or completely suffocate it and cause digestive problems.
Ayurveda explains that foods like processed meats and cold foods can create undigested waste that forms toxins and causes stomach pain.
To prevent digestive problems, Ayurveda suggests that you need to eat only when you are hungry and maintain gaps of at least 3 hours between meals. Giving a gap between meals gives room for digestion.
Also, foods such as those listed below should be avoided:
The most common stomach problems are:
To improve your digestion, we present you 5 homemade Ayurvedic tonics to calm your stomach:
1. Basil, fennel seeds and some spices for acid reflux
Fennel seeds, tulsi (basil) leaves, and cloves can help fight acid reflux.
Add a quarter cup of yogurt to 3/4 cup of water and mix well.
Add 1 teaspoon of rock salt, a pinch of roasted jeera powder, some grated ginger, and fresh coriander leaves to reduce acid reflux. Buttermilk can also help treat acid reflux.
2. Cooked vegetables and soup dishes for indigestion
Foods that commonly cause indigestion include dairy products or grains such as rice or raw vegetables.
Basically, anything that makes the stomach work hard to digest can cause indigestion. To get relief from indigestion, you can mix some garlic cloves and basil leaves in 1/4 cup of wheatgrass juice and drink once a day.
3. Ghee, salt and warm water for constipation
This drink is effective in terms of lubricating the inside of the intestines. The salt in this Ayurvedic tonic can help kill bacteria.
The butyrate acid in ghee provides anti-inflammatory benefits to improve digestion. To prepare this, you can add 1 teaspoon of fresh ghee in 1 and 1/4 cups of hot water.
Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the mixture and stir. Drink this drink slowly. It is effective when consumed one hour after dinner.
4. For diarrhea, bottle gourds and plenty of hydration
Bottle gourd can be very effective for diarrhea. You can add it to a curried soup made with tomatoes or stew and eat it with rice.
Pumpkin is low in calories, light on the stomach, and easy to digest. Dehydration needs to be addressed when you have diarrhea. Intake of fluids and water can be helpful.
For the homemade Ayurvedic diarrhea tonic, you can grate the ginger in water and boil it. Add a pinch or powder of turmeric after that. Strain the liquid and drink to get relief from acid reflux.
5. Warm water and fennel or ginger seeds for inflammation
Problems related to bloating can be treated with hot water effectively. Fennel seeds with a glass of warm water, and a little ginger and a drop of honey can help treat inflammation or swelling effectively.
Also, simply chewing fennel seeds after a meal can aid digestion and reduce gas and inflammation.
- Eat only when you are hungry to avoid digestion problems.
- Keep gaps of at least 3 hours between meals.
- Canned, oily, frozen, spicy or fried foods should be avoided.
Disclaimer : this content, provides only generic information. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.
Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information.