Acid reflux is a worldwide common health problem, affecting as many as 50 percent of population. Further terms used for this condition are gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease. Several factors which are responsible for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease are imbalance of diet and lifestyle, smoking, Consumption of Alcohol, highly spicy foodstuffs, non-vegetarian diets, Medicines (Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) and stress.
To define acidity it is a symptoms caused by a disproportion among the acid secreting mechanism of the stomach and proximal intestine and the defensive mechanisms that ensure their safety. The stomach normally secretes acid that is fundamental in the digestive process. This acid helps in digest food. When there is excess amount of acid will be produce by the gastric glands of the stomach, it results in the condition known as acidity. Acidity is responsible for symptoms like ulcers, dyspepsia and heartburn. Acidity tends to have superior incidence in highly emotional and nervous individuals.
There are lots of ayurvedic medicines or herbs are available for treatment of acidity or act as herbal antacids. Which are help full to Neutralize acid in Gestroinstitinal tract (G.I.T), help in treat Constipation and stress, Maintain bacterial balance in your stomach and intestine. Some of Herbal antacid are following:-
Emblica officinals, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Tinospora cordifolia, Cocus nucifera salt, Asparagus racemosus, Ficus glomerata, Jasminum officinale, Hedychium spicatum, Anethum foeniculum, Eclipta Alba, Mentha spicata.
According to various Ayurvedic text like Bhavprakash Nighuntu, Ayurvedic Pharmacopeia have reference about antacid property about above herbal antacid.
Emblica officinals (Amla): Amla is one of herbs recommended for different variety of digestive problems and it is also beneficial for treatment of acid reflux. Amla Have good antioxidation property also possessed antidiarrheal and spasmolytic activities.
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Mulethi) : Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn used as a mild laxative, anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, anti-viral, anti-ulcer, anti-tissive, anti-oxidant, estrogenic, anti-diuretic, hypolipidmic agent.
Tinospora cordifolia (Guduchi): Guduchi is a potent Ayurvedic herbs which is use full in various disorder like Immunity Disorders, Stomach Ulcer, Urinary disorder, Mental Disorder, generalized weakness , dyspepsia, pyrexias of unknown origin (fevers), swine flu and many urinary tract infections.
Cocus nucifera salt: Cocus nucifera is useful in ulcer and neutralization of acid. It is also use in Inflamation, anti oxidation and antimicrobial activity.
Asparagus racemosus (Shatavari): Shatavari is commonly useful in as immunomodulator and aphrodisiac, upset stomach (dyspepsia), constipation, stomach spasms, and stomach ulcers. It is also used for fluid retention, pain, anxiety, cancer, diarrhea, bronchitis, tuberculosis, dementia, and diabetes.
Ficus glomerata (Udumber): The ancient system of Indian medicine, for various disorders including diabetes, liver disorders, diarrhea, inflammatory conditions, hemorrhoids, respiratory, and urinary diseases.
Jasminum officinale (Jasmin): essential oil Jasmine is use in aromatherapy. It is specifically used in dermatology as either an antiseptic or anti-inflammatory agent. And also have ulcer protective activity.
Mentha spicata (Spearmint): Spearmint is used for digestive disorders including gas, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, upper gastrointestinal tract spasms, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bile duct and gallbladder swelling (inflammation), and gallstones.
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