Indigestion: Digestive Disorder as Per Ayurveda

The fundamental digestive disorder is indigestion or dyspepsia which may give rise to more acute or serious diseases. The basic cause of indigestion, besides weak digestive powers, is overeating or eating foods which must be avoided. Stools of such persons contain large amounts of undigested matter. They suffer from flatulence arising from putrifying matter in the stomach or the intestines. Breaking wind or belching may provide temporary relief, but there is generally a feeling of fullness amounting to heaviness, loss of appetite and general discomfort. Sometimes hyperacidity may cause a burning sensation and even sudden escape of gas from the mouth or coming up of the undigested matter from the stomach. Overburdening of the stomach, the root cause of indigestion, has to be avoided in order to start the treatment.

Treatment for Indigestion
  • You should take light food.
  • Do fasting for 24 hours and then take to easily digestible food.
  • Fats and condiments must be avoided
  • Bland food, mostly vegetables should be consumed either boiled or steamed.
  • Eat juicy fruits 
  • Consume buttermilk
  • Take hot and cold compression to the abdomen for 15-20 minutes twice in the day, either on an empty stomach or two to three hours after meals.
  • Do vigorous exercise to increase the body heat.
  • Brisk walk 30 minutes daily.
  • Avoid lentils which are not easy to digest.
  • Take adequate quantities of water.
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco
  • Avoid red meat, if wish to take chicken/fish free from fat.
Home Remedies for Indigestion
Take one teaspoon for fresh grape wine 30 minutes before meals.
Fast on lemon juice and water
Take a small amount of fresh pineapple after meals

Ayurvedic Supplements
Gas Guard
Divya Udarkalp Churna
Gaisantak Bati
Ajwain Ark
Hingwastak Churna
Divya Triphala Guggul
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Herbs which is useful
Ajwain (Carum copticum)
Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)
Adrak (Zingiber officinale)
Lavanga (Syzygium aromaticum - Clove)
Black pepper (Piper nigrum)

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