Gastritis and Ayurveda – Ayurveda Melbourne

July 25, 2018
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Gastritis and Ayurveda

By Dr Sajimon George BAMS, AAA, ATMS

According to Ayurveda Gastritis is the irritation of the stomach lining that can cause stomach pain, ulcers and other health complications. In Ayurveda gastritis is called urdhvaga amlapitta. It occurs due to the aggravation of pitta dosha. Any aggravation in the pitta dosha affects the digestive fire of the body causing toxins to accumulate and increase the level of gases in the stomach causing gastritis.

Gastritis is of several types depending upon factors such as nature of inflammation, and condition of the glands they are:

  • Chronic Gastritis
  • Acute Gastritis
  • And Atrophic Gastritis

 

Gastritis Causes

  • Unhealthy and irregular eating habits
  • Poor digestion
  • Overeating
  • Eating badly combined food
  • Weak natural resistance and immunity
  • Intake of improperly cooked foods
  • Excessive intake of tea, coffee and alcohol
  • Worry, anxiety and tension
  • Use of certain drugs, acids and substances
  • Disruption of body’s natural biological rhythm

Gastritis Symptoms

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Pain and discomfort in stomach
  • Coated tongue
  • Foul breath and bad taste in the mouth
  • Increased flow of saliva in the mouth
  • Scanty urination
  • Feeling of uneasiness
  • Hiccups and burping
  • Changes in weight in certain conditions
  • Changes in consistency of stools

Foods that aggravate gastritis

  • Alcohol
  • Foods with High fat
  • Processed food
  • carbonated drinks and caffeine
  • over-consumption of  citrus fruits like pineapple and grapefruit
  • overly Hot or spicy food
  • Lack of foods containing vitamin B12 in your diet

Herbs for gastritis

  • Amla – Indian gooseberry is one of the best herbs for gastritis and various other digestive diseases
  • Ginger – Ginger has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it one of the best Ayurvedic herbs for gastritis
  • Fennel – Fennel is one of the most popular gastritis herbal remedies. It cures indigestion and relieves acidity.
  • Aloe Vera – Aloe Vera helps reduce inflammation and pacify Pitta dosha, relieving gastritis symptoms.
  • Cardamom – Cardamom is a great remedy for gastritis and acid reflux.

 

Ayurvedic gastritis treatment

  • Ayurvedic treatment of gastritis include natural recommendations to remove and prevent toxin accumulation.
  • Daily treatment programs are carried out that include massage, heat treatments and mild herbal enemas are given
  • Herbal oil massages are given with specific oils that is individually prepared for the patient’s condition.
  • Certain changes in diet and lifestyle routines are recommended
  • Also yoga and meditation routines are carried out and recommended to enhance the body’s ability to recover from stress.

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Disclaimer: In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.

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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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