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Mudra For Acidity Or Acid Reflux

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.


Ayurvedic View


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.


Mudra For Acid Reflux or GERD



Mudra For Acid Reflux or GERD



Mudra For Acid Reflux or GERD

I think these mudras are helpful for you.Also, read my book “Complete Hand Mudras.”

Some Natural Foods that help in curing Acidity.Grapefruit

In spite of its often sharp, sub-acid taste, the fresh grapefruit has an alkaline reaction after digestion. The citric acid of the fruit is oxidized in the human system and hence the effect is to increase the alkalinity of the fluids of the body. Its juice is beneficial in the prevention and treatment of acidity and many diseases caused by too much acid in the system.


The citric acid in limes has an alkaline reaction in the system. This acid together with the mineral salts present in the juice helps the digestion by assisting in the absorption of fats and alcohol and by neutralizing excessive bile produced by the liver. The juice counteracts the effects of greasy food and reduces gastric acidity. It is, therefore, especially valuable in the treatment of peptic ulcers.



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.

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