Friday, 24 June 2011

Ayurvedic Remedy for Heart Burn And Acid stomach

Although there are several rather strong medications on the market for heartburn and acid stomach, these conditions are usually quite easy to control with the following natural Ayurveda's home remedies.
Aloe vera gel : Take 2 tablespoon of aleo vera gel with a pinch of baking soda. This will have a immediate soothing effect.

Instant effervescence : you might also try this formula .Into 1 cup of water add
  • lime juice 10 drops
  • organic sugar 1/2 teaspoon
  • baking soda 1/4 teaspoon
Put the baking soda into the cup last.When you add it, an effervescent reaction will occur. Immediately drink the mixture to neutralize heartburn and acid stomach.

Papaya juice : Fro hyper acidity and indigestion, try drinking 1 cup papaya juice with 1 teaspoon organic sugar and 2 pinches cardamom.

A soothing breathing exercise: The breathing technique known as shitali prayanamas is also helpful.It is not only cooling but also stimulates digestion.
Increase you digestive fire:

1.Ginger : One of the best herbs is ginger. Before each meal, chop or grate a little fresh ginger, add a few drops of lime juice and a pinch of salt , and chew it up. Alternatively, you can simply cut a thin slice of ginger, put on a pinch of salt, and chew that.

Garlic and trikatu: Here is another before-eating stimulant for you digestion. Make a mixture of 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder,1/2 teaspoon trikatu, and a pinch of rock salt.(trikatu is composed of ginger,black pepper and Indian long pepper in equal pro potions) Take it before lunch and dinner.

Herbal Mix:A similar mixture is 1 clove of fresh garlic, chopped up with 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder, a pinch of rock salt, a pinch of trikatu, and 1 teaspoon lime juice. Take before meals.

Bay leaf : Enliven you gastric fire with the common spice bay leaf. Steep 1/2 teaspoon crushed or ground-up bay leaf in a cup of hot water for about 10 minutes to make a tea. Add a pinch of cardamom, and drink after eating.

  • Don't eat unless you are really hungry
  • Don't eat emotionally.Emotional eating can affect the digestive fire adversely.
  • Eat only two or at most three meals a day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Avoid snacking between meals
  • Avoid cold and iced drinks, especially during or after meals.They cool the digestive fire.For best digestion, take small sips of warm water during a meal.
  • Chew your food well to make sure the saliva is well mixed in.
  • You can finish your meal by drinking a cup of Lassie.
  • Yoga postures that can be helped for improving digestion including Leg Lifts and the Peacock pose

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