Worried Over Heartburn? Go Herbal, Result Guaranteed Reviewed by Momizat on . Herbal Chikitsa Heartburn initially manifests itself in the burning sensation that is felt in the throat. This prickly pain at some later stage moves to the cen Herbal Chikitsa Heartburn initially manifests itself in the burning sensation that is felt in the throat. This prickly pain at some later stage moves to the cen Rating: 0
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Worried Over Heartburn? Go Herbal, Result Guaranteed

Herbal Chikitsa

Heartburn initially manifests itself in the burning sensation that is felt in the throat. This prickly pain at some later stage moves to the center of the chest.

Gastric fluids creeping up the throat, in the worst case scenario, causes sudden discomfort in the chest which at times leads to cough reflexes. Patient in the situation does not respond any kind of medication.

At some point or the other in life, we all go through this common problem called heartburn. The most common causes of heartburn are spicy, oily, junk food consumed for years. No amount of eating or overeating can lead to heartburn/gastritis/hyperacidity. It is a lifestyle disorder and the first priority should be to correct the lifestyle before anything else.

All of us should cultivate healthy eating habits, refrain from spicy food, consume minimal quantity of alcohol, but eat roughage and fruits in the food in abundance. Fresh food should be preferred over packaged one. Yoga and pranayam are of tremendous help.

Most of us keep on taking antacids, proton pump inhibitors for heartburn for almost entire life which not only give temporary relief, but also leave their side effects. Studies say long-term use of heartburn medication can lead to hip fractures and imbalances in stomach bacteria.

At some stage, we are advised not to take PPIs anymore. At this point, surgery will be the only solution.

Don’t panic! Ayurveda is here to deliver you from this morass. The life science of ancient India works wonders in the treatment of heartburn.

In Ayurveda, heartburn is called amla pita. The basic cause of this disease is excessive working of pachak pita. Pachak pita is the digestive fire responsible for all kinds of digestive actions. Once pachak pita is imbalanced it can cause many ailments, heartburn is one of them.
Let’s check some of the herbal solutions for the heartburn.

  • DGL (deglycyrrhizinated liquorice) is a natural herb and acts very well to cure heartburn. It will soothe your gullet (oesophagus) helping irritation and damage to the sensitive tissue lining the gullet. Also, it will help rebuild and strengthen the mucus lining that is the body’s natural protection both in the esophagus and the stomach itself. So, this will be a wonder remedy for the ailment.
  • Black raspberry powder works beautifully to soothe the irritated digestive tract. Its sweet taste makes it all the more special.
  • Gulkand is the rose paste, if taken twice a day can be highly beneficial for heartburn. Coconut water, coconut milk and shadang paniya are all result oriented fabulous herbal preparations.
  • Ayurvedic medicine Sutshekhar Rasa if taken between meals can give relief from heartburn. Likewise, Amlapittantak Rasa, Narikel lavan powder and mukta vati are all pita balancing classical herbal preparations.
  • Mastic gum is made from the sap of the plant Pistacia lentiscus. Mastic gum has been used for centuries to treat stomach problems.

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