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Ayurvedic treatment for stomach diseases

 

“An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.” – Albert Einstein The stomach is one of the most important organs in our bodies, as its role to digest food and release enzymes also to protect the lower intestine from harmful organisms. Another term used for stomach diseases is Gastropathy. This disease is also known as “hyperplastic hypersecretory gastropathy”. There are many other stomach diseases that exist.

Most of the stomach diseases are associated with infection. Usually a high acidic environment can cause an infected stomach. Its symptoms can be bloating, belching, burning sensation and nausea. Gas and indigestion are problems occurring from the secretion of the digestive juices in our stomach. When the acid present in the stomach begins to irritate the lining of the stomach or reaches to our esophagus, commonly known as acid reflux, one experiences discomfort and a burning sensation in chest and stomach

Here are 13 simple, effective remedies what could help.

  1. Coriander:

Coriander is not only for the stomach, but it treats other diseases. This herb treats indigestion; it can also help in settling your stomach from the burning feeling. You could add roasted coriander seed to a glass of buttermilk or use the dried leaves.

corriander-leaf

  1. Fennel Seeds:

When you do eat spicy food you tend to get this burn in your stomach having fennel seeds to solve that problem. The oil in the seeds can reduce the nausea feeling. If you make a powder of the seed, have it twice a day with a glass of water.

Fennel-Seeds

  1. Black Pepper:

When you are suffering from hydrochloric acid (an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride HCl that is a strong corrosive irritating acid, is normally present in dilute form in gastric juice, and is widely used in industry and in the laboratory), black pepper can be the perfect cure. Or if you grind it into a fine powder, mint leaves, ginger powder and coriander seeds, and take all of them in equal quantities take t twice in a day (only one teaspoon)

Black-Pepper

  1. Cloves:

It is known to have a number of medicinal and culinary uses.  It helps increase motility. Pieces of cloves can be directly consumed or clove oil can be used to get rid of stomach irritability.

Cloves

 

  1. Butter Milk:

Buttermilk always works wonders when it comes to stomach pain it is most recommended to keep you cool in the summer. It also helps in digestion; it’s just another reason to have a glass of buttermilk for the buttermilk loves.

Butter-Milk

  1. Herbal Tea:

Drinking this tea after having a meal helps you digest your heavy meal better. Mint, raspberry and blackberry tea can be taken. If you have a very bad stomach ache, peppermint or chamomile tea to relieve you from the pain.

Herbal-Tea

  1. Garlic:

Although the smell is a big put off and the taste might linger in your mouth but it works like a charm. This helps you get relive from gas and ingestion problems. Try having the garlic in soup or hot water this will help you relive the pain faster. Boil the ground garlic in water for a few minutes and add some black pepper and cumin seeds. Strain and drink two or three times in a day.

Garlic

  1. Ginger:

This is one ingredient that can cure almost everything. Add some chopped ginger in your food and tea and bite or chew on it so that the juices come out, this will help your stomach. Drinking ginger tea is beneficial gas and indigestion problems better than coffee and soda.

Ginger

  1. Cardamom:

This spice is very useful for the stomach. You can either consume it directly or roast it. Cardamom tea is also a great solution.

Cardamom

  1. Lemon:

This tangy citrus fruit is known for its health benefits. Drinking fresh lemon water first thing in the morning can help you prevent all kinds of digestive disorder and you can live with a healthy digestive system.

Lemon

  1. Asafoetida:

This is a digestive spice also known commonly as Hing. This spice can cure many digestive problems. A pinch of hing can be added to a glass of warm water and is to be consumed two to three times a day.

Asafoetida

  1. Carmon Seeds:

Usually found in certain parts of Asia, Carmon also known as “Ajowan/Ajwain” the simplest way to take it is, swallowing 5 to 10 seeds with a bit of salt. Wash it down with a glass of water. This will give you immediate relief.

Carmon Seeds

  1. Warm Water:

One of the simplest ways to find relief, a glass of warm water can help you cleanse or flush out all the toxins from the body.

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So now when you do end up with a bad stomach there are a number of ways you can feel relief with.

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6 Best Ayurvedic Medicines For Hair Loss |Ayushakti

Are you suffering from bad hair loss? Are you embarrassed that you are turning bold before your age? Have you tried almost all the tablets, serums available in the market? But have you tried a different approach to solving your hair loss problem? An Ayurvedic approach can help you either to reduce or completely stop it.

Most ayurvedas’s believe that the cause of hair loos is due to mind and body structure. Hair fall is considered to be a problem of pitta dosha in Ayurveda and excess of Pitta dosha in the body is the chief cause of hair problems. Here are some Ayurvedic treatments that you can use to reduce our hair loss.

Hair Oil Massage: Massaging your scalp with coconut oil, almond oil or amla oil. Adding a few drops of rosemary essential oil for faster and better results. While applying it on your scalp put slight pressure with your fingertips. Repeat this process at least once every week.

Hair loss

Amla:Also known as Indian gooseberry is rich I vitamin C which compensates for the deficiency in the body that causes hair loss.  Mix one tablespoon of amla pulp and lemon juice and apply it to your scalp. Leave it in your hair overnight, as it will completely soak into your scalp. In the morning wash it off with shampoo.

amlaFenugreek:Also known as methi. The seeds contain hormone antecedents that help in rebuilding your hair glands. The protein and narcotic acid that it contains helps in stimulating hair growth. If you plan to use this method, soak the seeds in water for the night and in the morning make a paste out of it. Apply that paste to your head and cover with a shower cap for best results. After 40 minutes, rinse your hair. Do this for a month. You should do this every morning for better results.

Fenugreek

Onion Juice:Onions contain high sulfur content which helps in improving blood circulation. It also helps in killing germs. When you apply the onion juice make sure to blend it and strain it before applying. Massage the onion juice into your scalp and keep it in for 30 to 45 minutes. Finally wash it off with shampoo. This should be done once or twice a week.

onion

Aloe Vera:One of the oldest forms. It contains enzymes that allow you to have healthy growing hair. For this method either aloe vera gel or juice will work. Apply it to your scalp and leave it in for a few hours. It is advised to do this three or four time in a week.

alovera

Licorice Root:This is sweeter than sugar, it is also called ‘lratti Madhuram’ (Duble Sweet). Known botanically as Glycyrrhiza Glabra. It helps to open up your pores and sooth the scalp. While applying you should add one tablespoon of ground licorice root to one cup of milk with a quarter teaspoon of saffron. Apply this paste to the bald patch, it is advised to keep it overnight. Wash it in the morning. Follow this process once or twice in a week.

licorice

To solve your problem of hair loss, try some of these natural remedies. Also, following a proper diet will keep your hair healthy. So, eat green vegetables and fresh fruits as much as possible.

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5 Quick Remedies To Get Rid Of Acidity And Gastric Distress.

Acidity problem

Acidity is the most common problem seen today, which needs to get cured for a healthy living. It occurs when there is excess secretion of acids in the gastric glands of the stomach. When the secretion is more than usual, we feel, what is commonly known as heartburn, which is normally triggered off by consumption of spicy foods.  It is nothing but a burning sensation right behind the breastbone that makes one feel uneasy and uncomfortable.

Acidity is generally a consequence of bad eating habits, alcohol consumption, smoking, lack of physical activity and stress. Acidity happens when people eat more of non-vegetarian, oily and spicy foods. Acidity can be treated with making changes in eating and lifestyle habits.

5 quick home remedies to get rid of acidity are:

Guava Leaves:

Guava leaves

Guava plant leaves are known for pain killing properties, they are rich source of antioxidants, the leaves are considered to have  anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. The benefit of guava leaves can be taken in form of tea, capsules or extract.

Procedure : Prepare Tea by boiling Guava leaves in water, consume this daily to relieve gas you can also add rock salt aka sendha namak to make the infusion more effective. If you can get fresh leaves, nothing like it otherwise just go to any herbal store and grab yourself some dried guava leaves to make your infusion.

 

Soothe your stomach with Aloe juice:

Aloe Juice

Aloe is a plant used to soothe burns, and people often think of using it to help something like sunburn, but it can do more than that. It may be able to help with heartburn too, because it reduces inflammation.

Procedure: Take 2-3 Aloe vera’s ,chop them into fine pieces and push them in a Mixer. Add some water and 1tbps of Salt to add little taste.  Drink it in regular intervals when feeling a burn. This means when your tummy starts getting irritated and inflamed, a nice glass of Aloe vera juice may be just the thing to help calm it down.

 

Raw Potato Juice

Raw Potato Juice

Raw Potato juice has Anti acidic properties and is a lesser known  remedy for stomach gas. Potato juice stimulates stomach function and thus aids in alleviating digestive disorders.

Procedure: Drink half a cup of potato juice diluted in water, an hour before meals. This can be done thrice a day or before every heavy meal.

For this remedy, you must always use a raw potato, to take out the juice grate raw potatoes and squeeze out the juice. This juice may not be very soothing to your palate, to make it palatable mix it with carrot or radish juice.

 

Fennel seed

Fennel seeds

Fennel seed can also ease the acidity, according to herbalists. Add 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds to 1 cup of boiling water, steep for 10 minutes, strain it and drink till you get a relief.

Or chew half   teaspoon each of fennel seeds before and after every meal if you have chronic acidic  problems.  Fennel seed is known for its cooling property and also relieving gas.  This amazing herb aids digestion and relieves stomach pain and bloating.

 

Ginger

Ginger chopped

Ginger has many health benefits and its cures many problems. Chewing fresh ginger can help in relieving stomach gas.

Procedure: Take 1 teaspoon Ginger powder with a pinch of rock salt, a pinch of asafoetida and a cup of water, Mix well and drink this juice for a better condition.

Suggested: Drink ginger tea after meals, it will promote proper digestion.

 

Acidity is now generally found among many people, 8 Out of 10 people in India today suffer from this problem. Something that most adults experience and their lifestyle is to be blamed for it. To get rid of acidity one must follow the above simple home remedies and also should maintain a Nutritious diet, Avoid skipping Meals and having dinner late at night. Live a healthy lifestyle, Say bye to acidity with these simpler steps, and stay healthy!

Beat Obesity in 5 simple ways

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Ayurvedic practitioners have relied on Ayurveda for hundreds of years to deliver treatment for a wide variety of health problems. Obesity is no different. There are several ayurvedic techniques that can assist weight loss and can help you restore your natural metabolism rate.

 Mung & Veg soup diet to reduce approx 3-6 kgs in one month !!

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Mung beans are considered as one of the“most cherished foods” in the ancient Indian practice that’s been a traditional form of medicine since thousands of years.

Mung beans are a high source of nutrients including manganese, potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc and various B vitamins. They are also a very filling food, high in protein, with resistant starch and dietary fiber.

Method of Intake:

Prepare mung & vegetable soup and consume only this soup for 15 days.  Whenever you feel hungry, drink this soup.  This low fat high fibre soup is effective in reducing the excess fat from your tummy, waist, hips and thighs.  You feel fresh and more energetic.  From 16th day to 25th day, along with soup, have fruits of your choice.  Last 5 days, return to the normal diet but restrict to less carbs, more vegetables and proteins. Following this regimen every month at least for 3-5 months, amazingly reduces those extra fat and you look thin fresh and younger.

Recipe of Mung & Veg soup: One cup sprouted mung & 2 cups of vegetables (bottle gourd, carrot, soft gourd (galka), white pumpkin, tendli, snake gourd. Mix all these vegetables or any 2-3 vegetables. Cook them well in a pressure cooker by adding spices of your choice (ginger garlic paste, asafetida, garam masala, cumin-corriander powder etc). Make soup consistency and garnish with coriander leaves.  Your tasty mung & veg soup is ready.

 

Barley water remedy

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This mixture will help you melt those extra fats and eliminate bloating or swelling with this super detox water. Add one tablespoon of barley and two kokum in two cups of water. Pressure cook this mixture and filter it. Add one teaspoon cumin powder, one teaspoon fennel powder, half teaspoon ajwain powder, one pinch of asafoetida powder(hing) and half teaspoon dry ginger powder. Mix it well and drink this mixture twice a day.

 

Fat free Diet to reduce those extra pounds

 

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Are you looking out for a diet to reduce those extra pounds?

Here are all the Do’s and Dont’s for you:

Do’s-

Include lots of vegetables like bottle gourd, white pumpkin, yellow pumpkin, ridge gourd, snake gourd, leafy greens, beans, carrots, cabbage, broccoli, capsicum etc. Include pulses like green mung, yellow mung dal, lentils, red & white millets, barley. Also have lots of fruits in your diet.

 Don’t’s-

Try to avoid wheat, refined flour, yogurt, lemon, tamarind, red meat, sour and fermented food items as much as possible. These foods cause inflammation and bloating in the body.

Ideal meal proportion to loose weight : 60% vegetables, 30% protein & 10% carbohydrates.

 

Detoxification treatment

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Ayurveda recommends a 15-20 days program that will allow you to cleanse yourself internally. Internal cleansing allows you to clear the channels of toxins that are built up over a period. Spring is the right time to opt for a Detox treatment as during this period your body’s natural cleansing and rejuvenating mechanisms starts to kick into a high gear. Detoxification allows with weight loss along with improved healthy functions of all internal organs, prevent further degenerations, renew the cells and tissues and promotes younger look.

 

Shape your body with Suryanamaskar

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If you are looking for an exercise, which helps you with everything, it is Suryanamaskar.

Surya Namaskar helps reduce inches from waist, hips, tummy and thigh. Repeat Suryanamaskar 16 times every day and it will go a long way in helping you fight obesity and improve joint flexibility.

Beyond the measures mentioned above, it is also important that a balanced and healthy lifestyle is maintained. To achieve that, try leading a more stress-free life. Keeping yourself occupied with activities like sports which will also help you achieve an active lifestyle and beat obesity.

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5 Super Untold Recipes For Diabetes Diet

Avoid sweets in Diabetes

We all know how much a diabetic person has to sacrifice when it comes to eating. If you are  diabetic, throughout your life you must have heard people telling you what you shouldn’t eat. So today, we are going to tell you recipes which are some easy to make, super foods for your daily diet.

Vegetable Chila (Pancake)

Vegetable Chila Pancake

Ingredients

1 cup mung dal flour or multi grain mix flour, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 2 teaspoon finely chopped coriander leaves, ½ cup grated carrot & cabbage, 1 green chili finely chopped, ¼ teaspoon turmeric and enough water to make the batter.

Method

Mix all the ingredients and add enough salt and water and make a fine batter. Heat the pan and grease it with oil or ghee. Stir the batter evenly and cook a pancake for approx 2 minutes each side until it’s golden.  Serve with green chutney.  This pancake is tasty, low in fat and provides you with enough proteins.

 

Methi Thepla

Methi Thepla

Ingredients                                          

50 gm millet  flour, 50 gm yellow gram  flour, 1 cup fenugreek leaves, 2 tsp coriander leaves, 2 tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 pinch turmeric powder, ¼ tsp red chili, 1 crushed green chili (optional), 2 tsp ghee. Salt to taste.

Method

Mix the millet and yellow gram flour together. Add chopped coriander and fenugreek leaves. Add all other ingredients and ghee to prepare a soft dough. Use a little water too if required. Roll it into thin chapattis.  Bake both sides on a hot griddle and serve hot.  This less carb, high protein thepla is the best option for lunch and dinner.

 

Tofu Spinach Masala

Tofu Spinach Masala

Ingredients                                                                                                                          

2 teaspoon oil, 1 pinch cumin,1/4 tsp chopped garlic, 1 onion,1/2 tsp green chili paste, 1/2 tsp garam masala, salt  as per taste. Garcinia fruit  5 gm, Spinach 1 bunch, Tofu –sliced (soy paneer) 1 cup, coriander leaves 5 gm.

Method

Remove the stem  from spinach, wash and cook the spinach leaves in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Filter the water and grind the spinach leaves to make a paste.  Heat  the oil in the fry pan add cumin and chopped garlic,  stir well till light brown. Add onion  with remaining spices, stir for 2-3 minutes. Add spinach puree and tofu cubes and mix well. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve hot.

 

Daalia Salad

Daalia Salad

Ingredients                                                                                                                          

Chickpea split roasted (Chana daal dalia split) ¼ cup, crushed onion or onion juice 2 tsp., chopped coriander leaves ½ tsp., chaat masala (optional) 1 pinch.

Method

Crush chickpea split and mix all other items well and serve. This low fat salad can be eaten any time between a main meal if you feel hungry.

 

Boiled vegetables

Boiled Vegetables

Ingredients                                                                                                                          

One cup each of medium size sliced  bottle gourd, white pumpkin, yellow pumpkin, soft gourd  and onion. For garnishing ¼ teaspoon  black pepper powder, 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves  and salt to taste.

Method                           

Steam the sliced vegetables till it becomes soft. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil or sunflower oil in a pan, add salt and black pepper powder and add the boiled vegetables in it and sauté for 2-3 minutes, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot. You can have this easily digestible zero fat vegetables as many times in a day since it improves metabolism, reduces fat and you feel fresh and energetic whole day.

As you can see, there are many food options which are available to you even though you may be diabetic. These options are equally tasty and you won’t feel like missing out on anything despite your condition. So go ahead, and treat your taste buds to some appetizing food!

“Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live in”

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