Mudra For Acidity
Hyperacidity is very common today. Improper diet habits and lifestyle is the leading cause of it. Mudras are very much beneficial in the treatment of hyperacidity.
Causes For Acid Reflux
According to Ayurveda, the causes for acid reflux are;
1. Eating pitta (fire) aggravating foods and foods of incompatible nature (virudhaahar) vitiates all the Constitutions (doshas), Primary pittadosha. These Vitiated doshas produce heating toxins that are expelled upwards into the food pipe causing heartburn. Overuse of tea or coffee, or oily, spicy, or fried foods aggravates pitta. These leads to acidity. General in this conditions. Late night work schedules, irregular eating patterns, and drinking alcoholic and carbonated beverages also vitiate Pitta. Increased intake of painkillers and antibiotics also cause acidity and heartburn.
According to Ayurveda, The primary reason for Acid Reflux is an aggravation of Pitta Dosha. Pitta dosha is an Ayurvedic humor that represents heat or fire. It is hot, sharp, intense, acidic and pungent in nature and is located in the stomach. Aggravation of Pitta leads to increase of acidic content in stomach fluids. The reflux of the stomach’s liquid contents into the esophagus occurs in most healthy individuals. In such patients, refluxed liquid contains acid more often due to aggravated pitta, which leads to acid reflux.
Mudra For Acid Reflux or GERD: Prithvi-vardhak, Kapha-Kaarak, Jal-shaamak
Hand Mudras are very efficient in the manipulation of different doshas. It is very simple, and there is no need of any expert supervision to do it. Just forty-five minutes of regular practice is enough to get good results. To know more about these mudras click on the links.
Some Natural Foods that help in curing Acidity.Grapefruit
The mature dried coconut is valuable in the treatment of acidity. Its oil reduces the acid secretion of the stomach and gives much relief to the patient.