Amlapitta Treatment In Ayurveda

Amlapitta Treatment In Ayurveda

Amlapitta is a disease of gastrointestinal track, due to abnormal secretion of gastric and pancreatic enzymes. In Ayurveda, it is described as Amlapitta. In medical science, it is described as Acid Peptic Disorder (APD). It is quite a common disease prevailing all over the world. The main cause of Amlapitta is the aggravation of Pitta Doshas in the body. The aggravated Pitta impairs the digestive fire, leading to improper digestion of food and production of toxins.

The Amlapitta Treatment In Ayurveda is focused on pacifying the aggravated Pitta Dosha. Cleansing herbs are also administered to reduce toxins[Panchakarma] from the body. This automatically improves the digestive fire, leading to better digestion.

Amlapitta Causes

  1. Eating of spicy and extremely seasoned food like pickles, chilly, etc.
  2. Improper eating habits.
  3. Heavy smoking.
  4. Stress [Stress Relaxation Therapy] is an essential cause for hyperacidity.
  5. Prolonged ingestion of aspirin or some anti-inflammatory drugs.
  6. Prolonged alcohol ingestion.

Amlapitta Symptoms

  1. If gastritis persists, there may be eventual development of anaemia etc.
  2. Heartburn or sour belching.
  3. Nausea, vomiting, and loss of desire to eat which persist for 1-2 days.
  4. A sense of abdominal distension.
  5. Vomiting of blood or blood in stools.

Ayurvedic Therapies For Amlapitta

3 Amlapitta Treatment In Ayurveda

[1] Ayurvedic Remedies For Amlapitta

  1. Avipattikar Churna: 1 tsp twice daily with water
  2. Amalakyadhi Churna: 1 tsp twice daily with honey
  3. Triphala Churna: 1-2 tsp daily at bedtime.
  4. Sutsekher Ras: 125-250 mg daily in the morning with honey.
  5. Dhatri Louha 250mg-500mg twice daily
  6. Prawal Panchamrit Prawal Pisti 250mg-500mg twice daily
  7. Kumariasav 4 tsp twice daily with half glass water just after food.
  8. Swarna Mashik Bhasma 125 mg -250 mg twice daily.
  9. Leelabilash Ras 125mg -250 mg twice daily with honey.
  10. Amalaki Rasayan 500 mg to 1 gram twice daily.

[2] Home Remedies For Amlapitta

1. Coriandrum sativum

Clove one pis daily after a meal Coriandrum sativum (Green Dhania) leaves juice (5-10 ml) in the morning.

2. Jeera

Jeera helps to stimulate the production of saliva which helps to improve metabolism, better digestion and relieves gas and other gastric troubles.

3. Occimum Santam

Occimum Santam (Tulsi) leaves having compounds that make it an effective digestive agent. It stimulates the stomach to produce more mucous and has potent anti-ulcer properties.

4. Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds act as a coolant for the lining of the stomach helping it heal faster. In fact, this is why Fennel seeds are served after meals at restaurants. In case you have a sudden bout of acidity, boil a few Fennel seeds in water and leave overnight, drink the water when you feel uneasy.

5. Banana

Banana is good for acidity.

6. Mulethi powder

Mulethi powder with honey.

7. Ginger

Ginger helps to improve the absorption and assimilation of essential nutrients and aids in digestion. It helps to break down the proteins in food. Ginger protects the stomach against ulcers by promoting mucus secretion thereby reducing the effect of the acid on the stomach.

8. Mint Leaves

Green leaves of Pudina or mint leaves are good for digestion, and it also relives the acidity.

9. Coconut Water

Coconut Water is a nourishing, cooling and soothing drink. You can take coconut water 2-3 times daily.

10. Cardamom

Cardamom (Elaichi) is known to stimulate digestion and relieve people of stomach spasms it can be taken after food.

Milk in cold condition acts as a good antacid.

[3] Yoga Asanas

  1. Vajra Asana
  2. Yoga mudra
  3. Shitali Pranayama