WHAT IS ACIDITY?
The word acidity in simple terms refers to the acid content in a substance. Our stomach has natural acid producing substance known as hydrochloric acid. This acid is useful for the functioning of protein digesting enzymes. The inequity in the quantity of this acid or the regurgitation of the acidic content back into the throat and mouth leads to a burning and painful situation that is commonly known as acidity or acid reflux.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF ACIDITY?
The derangements in the stomach may lead to acidity in the stomach. Owing to this a lot many causes can be attributed to as the risk factors for acidity. They are:
- Medical conditions like gastrointestinal reflux disease or the ulcers in the stomach
- Anxiety, stress or other conditions
- Improper salivation in the mouth
- Lack of exercise
- Diet rich in fatty, fried, and spicy food
- Excessive intake of stimulants like tea and coffee
- Constipation and intestinal gas
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ACIDITY?
THE SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH ACIDITY ARE:
- Dyspepsia and heartburn
- Loss of appetite
- Feeling of discomfort in the upper abdominal region
- Regurgitation feeling
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF ACIDITY?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. They improve the body metabolism and help recover from all digestive disorders. The digestion process is carried out smoothly and the digestive juice secretions become effective.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN CASE OF ACIDITY
CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)
The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES and Heart burn capsules.
AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)
Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES and Heart burn capsules.
ALOE VERA JUICE (KUMARI)
Aloe extract is enriched with various medicinal properties. It can be used to relieve skin conditions like eczema, ulcers, psoriasis, acne, bites and stings. In cases of ailments like arthritis, asthma, colitis and diverticulitis Aloe vera juice has proved very beneficial. Aloe vera gel present inside the leaves is efficient in relieving burns, wounds and skin disorders. It forms a protective coating on the infected areas and speeds up the relieving process. The yellow sap which is found at the base of leaves is dried and is known as bitter aloes. It is enriched with digestive stimulants and also a strong laxative. As Aloe vera has antioxidant and nutritional qualities, it helps in the prevention of injury to epithelial tissues if they get damaged. It promotes the process of relieving. Aloe vera works effectively on damaged skin, epithelium present in the gut, bronchial tubes and genital tracts. The natural antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties along with nutritional constituents encourages cell growth and promotes relieving process. It is used in Kumari Saar.
PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)
Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES and Heart burn capsules.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It is rich in calcium and vitamin C that help strengthen immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature graying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. It helps to eliminate free radicals from the body. Amla Saar is useful in the management of skin problems like acne. It also reduces the symptoms of atheroma a condition wherein artery walls get degenerated because of scar and fat tissue. We prepare AMALAKI RASAYAN CAPSULES using this herb.
It improves immunity in a natural way. Calcium deficiency in the body can be effectively relieved with this herb. It is nature’s best herb to maintain homeostasis in the body and prevent diseases. Giloy is added to CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES and Heart burn capsules.
PIPPALI LONGUM ROOT (PIPPALI MOOL)
It is a powerful stimulant for both digestive as well as respiratory systems. It stimulates the appetite and dispels gas from the intestine and is also effective in alleviating respiratory disorders like cough, bronchitis and asthma. It is useful in alleviating distension of the abdomen and flatulence. it is quite helpful in relieving loss in appetite, nausea, indigestion and heaviness.
PLUMBAGO ZEYLANICA (CHITRAK MOOL)
It is an effective digestive stimulant and carminative and effective in relieving digestive disorders like loss of appetite, indigestion, piles, worms, colitis, ascites and liver diseases. It helps to improve the functions of the liver and augments appetite, improves digestion and relieves constipation.
BALIOSPERMUM MONTANUM (DANTI MOOL)
It is a purgative, stimulant and a carminative. It is useful in relieving all kind of digestive disorders and dyspeptic conditions. It is also useful in relieving ulcers, hyperacidity etc. It is useful for body ache and debility. It removes the toxins from the body. It is also useful in relieving liver disorders and enlargement of the spleen.