Reflux Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Reflux Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Hyperacidity is a medical condition, in which the stomach secretes a lot of acids. If stomach acid flows back up into the food pipe, then one feels a burning pain (Heartburn), in the lower chest area; this condition is known as Acid Reflux. While gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is diagnosed when acid reflux occurs more than twice a week.


Symptoms :

  1. Long heartburn.
  2. Vomiting.
  3. Coughing.
  4. Respiratory problems.
  5. Stomach and chest pain.
  6. Flatulence.
  7. Bloating.
  8. Stomach ulcers.
  9. Pain in ears.
  10. Gastroesophageal reflux.
  11. Inadequate weight and turning down food in infants are the symptoms of acidity.


Causes :

  1.  Medications- various medications especially anti-inflammatory drugs when taken for a long time can develop chances of hyperacidity.
  2.  Alcohol- drinking alcohol can not only damage your liver, but also can give invitation to hyperacidity problem.
  3.  Stress- stress is one of the important factors responsible for hyperacidity.
  4.  Eating habits- spicy, oils and fried foods cause the problem of acidity.
  5.  Smoking- heavy smoking is considered to be the other most important cause of hyperacidity.


Ayurvedic view :

Hyper acidity is closely associated to Amlapitta in Ayurveda which is caused by the imbalance of agni or the digestive fire leading to the vitiation of pitta dosha. According to Ayurveda, there are two types of Amlapitta as follows:
Urdhvaga amlapitta: characterized by the upward movement of pitta.
Adhoga amlapitta: characterized by the downward movement of pitta.

Treatment :

The Ayurvedic treatment of hyperacidity mainly includes dietary restrictions, internal medicines to pacify the aggravated pitta dosha. Persons with chronic history of hyperacidity may be advised to undergo some detoxifying Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment procedures like virechana or vamana, as per the stage of the disease. In all cases practice of Yoga and Meditation are recommended to minimize the level of stress and anxiety, which are considered to be the major causative factors of hyperacidity. Herbal formulations used are:


  1. Jeerakadyarishtam.
  2. Dadimasthaka chooran.
  3. Triphala churna.
  4. Lavan bhaskar churna.
  5. Avipattikar chooran.
  6. Abhayarishtam.
  7. Chandanasavam.
  8. Pippalyasavam.

Contact expert team of Ayurvedic Doctors at Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic to find out the cause of your hyperacidity and GERD Reflux related problems and manage it by natural herbal medicines without causing any side effects.


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Disclaimer : Sandeep Kumar and Anupam Vasudeva are not GP, they have Ayurveda medical degree from India where it is considered equal to any other medical degree. This qualification is recognized in Australia by vetassess governing body as Complementary Health Therapists. Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic does not claim to cure a disease or terminal illness and does not create any unreasonable expectation of beneficial treatment. Ayurvedic medicines and treatments are generally considered to be safe but rarely may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. We recommend seeking urgent medical attention in the case of an adverse reaction. This website provides you with information. You must contact your Ayurvedic or another health professional before you apply them. Read More