Gastrointestinal ailments

Ayurveda offers natural remedies and holistic approaches to managing various gastrointestinal
ailments. Common gastrointestinal disorders include indigestion, acid reflux, irritable bowel
syndrome (IBS), and constipation. Here’s an overview of causes, symptoms, and Ayurvedic


  • Imbalanced Digestive Fire (Agni): Ayurveda attributes most GI problems to impaired Agni, the
    digestive fire.
  • Poor Diet: Consuming incompatible or excessive foods can lead to digestive issues.
  • Stress: Emotional stress can disrupt digestion and contribute to GI problems.
  • Toxins (Ama): Accumulation of toxins in the digestive tract can lead to various GI ailments.
  • Infections: Bacterial or viral infections can cause gastrointestinal symptoms.


  • Indigestion: Symptoms include bloating, gas, and discomfort after meals.

  • Acid Reflux: Heartburn, regurgitation, and chest pain are common symptoms.

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Symptoms vary but may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, or

  • Constipation: Difficulty passing stools, infrequent bowel movements, and discomfort.

  • Diarrhea: Frequent, loose stools and urgency to use the restroom.

Ayurvedic Treatments:

  • Dietary Adjustments: Ayurveda recommends a balanced, easily digestible diet tailored to your
    dosha and the specific ailment.
  • Ayurvedic Herbo-mineral medication.
  • Lifestyle Modifications: Stress management, gentle exercise, and mindful eating practices are

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