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Unani-Ayurvedic and herbal home remedies for gas

Unani-Ayurvedic and herbal home remedies for gas

Formation of gas is a common problem nowadays. Consumption of oily and junk food, food prepared under unhygienic conditions, irregular eating habits, tension and stress, lack of body movement/physical exercise and so on can all result in gas formation. Further, excessive gas can result from stomach infection. Consumption of certain types of foods such as milk products, onions, potatoes, corn and so on can also result in excessive gas. Therefore, it is important for every individual to maintain healthy lifestyle and include proper food items in the diet. Consumption of medicines can also result in gas formation. Other causes of gas formation can be quick consumption of food, smoking, consumption of refrigerated items and so on. An individual can easily observe the reason for gas formation by changing eating habits. Further, there are various home remedies to deal with the problem of gas. However, if the problem of gas persists for long, it is advisable to consult a specialist and obtain proper treatment. Home Remedies for Gas Drink Aloe Vera juice One of the most effective remedies to deal with the problem of gas is consumption of aloe vera juice. It is generally advisable to drink aloe vera juice empty stomach in the morning. Aloe vera juice can be easily extracted from aloe vera leaves. Aloe vera juice can also be purchased from the market and consumed as prescribed on the juice bottle. It is interesting to note that sugar free aloe vera juice is also available in the market nowadays. Drink Water: Another simple and effective home remedy to treat gas problem is consumption of water on regular basis (8- 10 glasses daily). Consumption of lukewarm water after every meal can give better results. Consume Ginger: Ginger can also be used asahome remedy to deal with the problem of gas. Consumption of ginger tea after meal can also give desired results. Ginger can also be included in various food items incase it is not possible to consume raw ginger. Ginger soup is another remedy for treating gas problem. Peppermint: An individual can also chew peppermint leaves after every meal in order to deal with the problem of gas. Tea prepared with the use of peppermint leaves can also reduce the problem of gas. Drink Coconut Water: Regular intake of coconut water can also give the desired results. Many individuals prefer to drink coconut water early in the morning after doing some basic exercise (such as morning walk). Coconut water has a cooling effect and can reduce the problem of gas formation. Chew Fennel Seeds: An individual can also chew fennel seeds to treat gas problem. In order to obtain best results, it is advisable to chew fennel seeds only after having the meal. Aloevera juice Drink Lemon Water: An individual can also drink a mix of lemon juice, water and salt to deal with the problem of gas. It is generally preferable to use black salt while preparing this drink. Another possible alternative is to add honey to this mix. Drink Teau individual can also drink tea without milk to overcome gas problem. It is generally advisable to drink mint or cinnamon tea to obtain best results. Eat Food Slowly: Many individuals have a habit of eating food very quickly It is advisable to eat the food slowly This helps in ensuring that too much air is not swallowed at the time of eating of food. It is important to note that swallowing excessive air can result in gas formation. Consume Garlic: Garlic can be used as another home remedy for gas problem. Consumption of garlic with lukewarm water can give desired results. Garlic can also be used as a component in the preparation of food items. Another alternative is to consume garlic soup on a regular basis. Reduce Tension and Stress: Excessive tension can also result in formation of gas. It is important for the individual to relax and meditate on a regular basis to deal with gas problem. A simple lifestyle with good eating habits can easily help any individual in treating stomach related problems including gas. Chew Coriander Seeds: Consumption of coriander seeds can be considered as another home remedy for gas. Consume Fresh Fruit and Vegetables: It is generally advisable to consume fresh fruits and vegetables (in comparison to refrigerated food items). Further, consumption of refrigerated juices on regular basis should be avoided. Even though gas formation is a commonly found problem, it is advisable to get this problem treated as early as possible. Ayurvedic Remedies for Gas If you are suffering from excessive gas formation in your digestive tract, take recourse to Ayurvedic medicines for effective treatment. The problem of gas is a by-product of indigestion and it can either result in intestinal pain or release with unpleasant odour from rectum. The release from mouth is not considered as much of a problem if not too recurrent. The cause of odour in the gas passed through rectum is the presence of bacteria in the large intestine. The Ayurvedic treatment for gas includes certain herbal remedies that can be prepared at home while others are available at an Ayurvedic practitioner's clinic or shop. Some easy to make Ayurvedic medicines for gas are given below: Cardamom - It is very useful for treating any digestive system disorder. Powdered form of cardamom is mixed with asafoetida and black salt in equal proportion of 5 grams each. Take this mixture and make a fine paste out of it with dry ginger. Stir the paste enough to completely mix the ingredients and then store it in a bottle. Take this water with lukewarm water 2 to 3 times a day It is very effective in relieving gas. Ajmoda or Celery Seeds-Mixture of celery seeds with one gram of anisi seeds with sugar is a medicine for gas. Take half teaspoon to one teaspoon dose with lukewarm water. This gives relief from gas pains and cures the ailment. Chooma - This is an Ayurvedic medicine which is prepared with a number of herbs. One part of hing, three parts of black salt, six parts of harad, two parts of vacha, four parts of sonth, five parts of jeera, seven parts of pokhar mul and eight parts of mul. Take this preparation with warm water three times daily Prepare this medicine by yourself or get it from an Ayurvedic practitioner. You can also try some specific Ayurvedic medicines prepared for gastric problems. Hingavastak Choorna-Take this medicine in a dose of one teaspoonful twice daily with warm water. Kumari Asava - This medicine comes m liquid form and one dosage is 20 ml. with equal quantity of warm water. Take this 2 times a day till your gas pains subside. Hingutriguna Taila-This is a one of the Ayurvedic remedies for gas as well as constipation. Take on an empty stomach once a day Ayurvedic treatment for gas is very useful for relieving gas pain quickly and getting rid of the problem naturally Unani Treatment: In Unani system of medicine plants, animals as well as mineral origin drugs are being used clinically for the treatment of this disease without any side effect. These are time tested, centuries old, safe for use and cost effective. However, there is a need to maintain their purity, quality and safety by sub jectingto scientific validation. lJnani physicians recommended the following steps for the treatment of peptic ulcer. 1. Use of easily digestable food 2. Avoid of corrosive drugs 3. Use of astringent drugs for binding effect of ulcers 4. Qurs Tabasheer, Qurs Mulajyn, 5. Samagh arbi in case of oesophageal ulcer 6. Desiccant and cictrizent drugs are effective after complete clearing of slough from ulcers. 7. Jawarish Zanjabeel Some of single drus as follows: Khulanjan (Alpinia galangal wild), Khatmi (Althaea rosea linnl, Aiwa (Aloe barbadensis mill), Gaozban (Anchusa strignosa), Adrak (Zingiber officinale), Kalonji (Nigella sativa Linn), Asgand (Withania somnifera), Kutki (Picorhiza kurroa), Kela (Musa paradisiacal), Heel kalan (Amomum subulatum), Heel khurd (Elettaria cardarnomum), Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans), Neem (Azadirachtaindica) etc Peptic ulcer, causes, symptoms and unani Treatment A peptic ulcer is the result of hyperacidity which is causedby an increase in the hydrochloric acid in the stomach. This strong acid, secreted by the cells lining the stomach, erodes the inner lining of the stomach. Dietetic indiscretion such as overeating, taking of heavy meals or highly spiced foods, coffee, alcohol, and smoking are the main factors contributing to this condition. Causes There are several reasons of peptic ulcers. The major causes include excess intake of alcohol, smoking, unhealthy and stressful life style. Excess consumption of junk food, untimely food eating habit also led to peptic ulcer. Acidity and food poisoning may also lead to peptic ulcers. Other causes for peptic ulcer include cancer, side effects of certain medicines, etc. Other causes are the ingestion of certain drugs, food poisoning, certain infections, gout, emotional disturbances, stress, and nervous tension Home Remedies for Peptic Ulcer Given below are the simplest and the most effective home remedies for the treatment of peptic ulcers. Fruits: Among various other fruits, banana is considered as one of an effective fruit for treating peptic ulcer. Banana helps in lowering the acidic substance inside the body Take 2-3 bananas mixed in a glass of milk for 4-5timesaday Similarly, wood apple (bael) is also very useful. Take few bael leaves and keep it into water overnight. Drain the mixture and take this 2-3 times a day Fenugreek (methi) seed s. Take 2-3 tablespoon of fenugreek (methi) seeds and boil it in a glass ofwater. Add little amount of soil to it. Allow the mixture to boil till it become half of its constituent. Take this mixture 2-3 times a day until the ulcer is not cured completely Milk: MiIk is really good for patient with peptic ulcer. Patient should take 2-3 glasses of water everyday Warm milk containing drops of castor oil is also very good for treating peptic ulcer. Drumsticks: Drumstick leaves are also an effective home remedy for the treatment of peptic ulcer. Take 15-20 leaves of drumstick and make its paste. Mix this paste in fresh curd. Take this 2-3 times a day This is one of the important home remedies for peptic ulcers. Lemon: Lemon extract or juice is also very effective in treating peptic ulcer. Prepare fresh lemon juice, add little amount of salt to it. This drink helps in digestion and hence helps in treating peptic ulcers. This is one of the best home remedies for peptic ulcers.

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