Ayurvedic Remedies for
Digestive Disorders

Gruel recipes

Indigestion

Ingredients
Rice–1/2 cup
Water –4 cups
Long pepper– 2or 3
Ginger –1’’

Method of preparation
Cook rice with recommended quantity of water with crushed ginger and salt. Powder long pepper and fry it in a spoon of cow’s ghee and add it to gruel. Consume this when it hot. This is very light to digest and relieves colic pain.

Diarrhea

Ingredients
Rice –1/2 cup
Water – 4 cups
Ginger paste – 1/2 spoon
Salt to taste
Pomegranate juice – ½ cup

Method of preparation
Cook rice with recommended quantity of water with ginger paste and salt  Add pomegranate juice when the gruel is warm. This gruel re-hydrates body and supply energy . This soothes inflamed walls of intestine and controls bowel movements.

Flatulence

Ingredients
½ cup of rice
4 cups of water
Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) powder –1/2 spoon
Roots of pippali or long pepper
Ginger paste –1/2 spoon salt to taste

Method of preparation
Cook Rice, haritaki powder , roots of pippali and water together. Add salt to it. Consume this when it is warm. This relieves flatulence and regularizes the bowel movement.

Indigestion due to over consumption of oily food

Ingredients
½ cup rice
4 cups of water
Butter milk – 1 cup
Salt to taste

Method of preparation
Cook rice water and salt together. Add a cup of butter milk when it is little warm and consume it . This relieves indigestion, nausea and corrects digestion. 

– Dr. Savitha Suri
April 10, 2005

Disclaimer: The above article is educational in nature, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you have a medical condition, please consult your physician. 

Dr.SavithaSuri , ; B.A.M.S is Chief Consultant physician at Chaitanya Integrated Medical Center, Udayagiri, Mysore, Karnataka, India. She is practicing Indian Systems of Medicines since 12 years. By arrangement with http://www.ayurhelp.com/

 

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