Used for over a 1000 years, Jethimadh is well known for its anti inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-tumor, antimicrobial and expectorant properties. It is helpful in treating variety of ailments like stomach ulcers and heartburns. It also helps in decreasing the irritation and the swelling of the mucus lining of the stomach and intestinal tract, thus promoting normal bowel movements. It prevents the chemical break down and thereby prevents ulcers. It also promotes good digestion as well as alleviates the symptoms associated with acid reflux and heartburn.
Carrying antioxidant and antifungal properties, Khajur is rich in fibre that helps to enhance the digestive system. It prevents the cholesterol from building up and reduces the chances of strokes. Khajur also has anti-inflammatory properties that help in cooling down the inflammatory conditions and helps to keep the stomach strong. Dates are alkaline and work like an antacid. They help in curbing acidity and contains different kinds of amino acids and soluble and insoluble fibers.
Guduchi is rich in antioxidants and is rejuvenative. It brings about the absorptive nature of the stomach and intestines. The stem is the essential part of the herb that inhibits anti-inflammatory properties that help to treat ailments of the digestive system like hyperacidity. It helps in the removal of harmful toxins from undigested residue in the digestive system.
Shatavari has been used for centuries in Ayurveda as an aid and as a support for the digestive system. This herb is ideal for supporting the natural balancing of acid during digestion. The mixture of its bitter and sweet taste has a cooling effect on the digestive tract. Shatavari coats and soothes the mucus membranes with its sweet qualities and promotes a healthy inflammatory response in the intestines.
Amla plays a major role in keeping the gastrointestinal tract clean and improves the body’s ability to absorb nutrients from food. It has high content of fiber and water which is essential for healthy bowel movements.
Amla also helps in the secretion of gastric and digestive juices and is great for the entire digestive process, where nutrients are absorbed in an optimal way. It is also used to improve the taste sensation of the mouth and carries anti-inflammatory properties.
Due to its anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, sunth is used to treat gastritis since ancient times. This herb is primarily used for treating Dyspepsia, which includes symptoms of heartburn and flatulence. It checks the water content and makes residual content of the digestive system. It’s rhizomes have an effective solution for gastritis problems and other stomach ailments. Ginger also acts like a detoxifier, hence improving digestion.
Kala Draksha is a cooling agent and is useful in dyspepsia and constipation. It is demulcent, refrigerant, diuretic and contains anti inflammatory properties that have an astringent effect. Grapes are sweet to taste and heavy to digest and also increase the moistness of body tissues. It contains organic acids and enhances digestion and cures digestive disorders.
Found at a native of temperate Himalayas, this herb is used in Ayurveda to help in the treatment of inflammation and intestinal parasites. Being bitter in taste, it is a blood purifier that removes toxins from the body. It also contains laxative properties and cures constipation and is a good medicine to treat digestive ailments.
Known as the golden shower flower, AragwadhMagaj has valuable medicinal properties. As it’s name indicates, Aragwadhmagaj means ‘ to help destroy diseases ‘. The pulp obtained from this fruit is known to have a laxative effect. This herb has astringent, anti inflammatory, antibacterial and anti analgesic properties and helps to cure constipation.