Mudra For Acidity Or Acid Reflux

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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.


Honey is useful in maintaining the health of the stomach. It tones up the stomach diseases. It also decreases the over production of hydrochloric acid there by preventing symptoms like nausea, vomiting and heart burn. When purified fecal matter and undigested foods are present in the alimentary canal, honey acts as a laxative and emetic and clears the digestive canal of waste matter.SugarcaneSugar cane is valuable in burning micturition due to high acidity, gonorrhea, enlarged prostate, cystitis, and nepthrits. For better results, it should be mixed with lime juice, ginger juice, and coconut water.
Stomach or gastric ulcer & intestinal or duodenal ulcer are termed as peptic ulcer.  Gastric ulcer pain occurs an hour after a meal.  Duodenal ulcer pain between meals on an empty stomach & relieved by food especially milk.Milk & Bananas Diet: Take one glass milk & smash two ripe bananas and take if every half an hour to an hour at least for a week.
Avoid: eatingFried, fatty, spicy & salty foods, tea, coffee, soft drinks, alcohol, tobacco, smoking, raw fruits and raw vegetables, very hot & cold foods, all sour fruits, nuts & dried fruits.

Some do & don’t:


  1.   Eat slowly & chew properly.
  2.  Eat only when you feel hungry.
  3. Eat while reading or watching TV.
  4.   Never eat when you feel tried or emotionally upset.
  5.    One should not drink water during meals.
  6. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water daily.
  7.     Avoid stress & anxiety & learn to lead a relaxed life.
  8.    Cultivate regularity in his/her habit. Do exercise and rest.


Highly Beneficial Foods almond milk, goat’s milk, banana, mangoes muskmelon & dates.
Selective Home Remedies

Ginger: To get rid of stomach ulcer, chew a piece of ginger after every meal.

Apple: To get permanent relief from


Ginger: To get rid of stomach ulcer, chew a piece of ginger after every meal.

Lime: Lime juice reduces gastric acidity.

Banana: Take fleshy portion of native (NENDRAM) banana.

Boil it add powder of ginger & cumin seed powder & jaggery, consume daily.

Cabbage: Drink cabbage juice for 3 times a day, found effective in duodenal ulcer.
A Few Words about Antacids:Antacids drugs do more harm than good, having two commonest side effects are diarrhoea and constipation.  The allopathic drugs prescribed for ulcer cannot cure the root cause of the problem and create many deadly side effects.  Ulcer can be best treated by natural methods.