Improve Your Gut Health With Ayurveda

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According to Ayurveda Gut means “Koshtha”. In recent years concept of Gut has revolutionized the health Industry. In Ayurveda ( Koshtha ) Gut denotes stomach to Large intestine i.e. “Amashaya to Pakvashay”. Gut is the big channel through which energy enters our body. It starts with Mouth and finishes at the anal canal. Healthy Gut means Healthy Body and Healthy Mind. As we know Gut and Mind are interlinked. When you face anxiety,stress, tension this leads to Indigestion.

Ayurveda believes the seat of the Mind , emotions and Nervous system is in the Gut. According to Ayurveda Whole Digestive system depends upon the Agni( Digestive Fire) . In Ayurveda there are total 13 types of Agni 1 Jathragni(Digestive Fire), 5 Bhutagni , 7 Dhatwagni (Saptadhatu Agni). Agni is responsible for Strength, Health, Longevity,vital breath. Agni is described as the Spiritual Force of metabolism, or Digestive Fire.  Agni digests food , absorbs Nutrients. Agni also destroys Pathogens and Also Plays important role transformation of Food to “Dhatus”.

Ayurveda explains Gut as the Main centre to be healthy. So who wants to be healthy must take care of Digestion first. Digestion is the process in which food get converted into Energy. Ayurveda Briefly explained the process of Digestion in 3 stages. Following are the 3 stages of Digestion.

1.Stage 1st : It is Kapha Dominant phase. It happens in the mouth and stomach.

2. Stage 2nd: It is Pitta Dominant. It happens in the Small intestine.

3.Stage 3rd: It is Vata Dominant. It happens in large Intestine.

Ayurveda herbs to Improve Your Gut Health: 

In Ayurveda there are so many Herbs 🌿 to improve your Gut. As Most Ancient Indian Ayurveda Focus mainly Gut Health (Digestion issues) let’s see some of them to be used in your day to day life for improvement of Gut.

1.Triphala : 

Indian ayurvedic Triphala churan or trifala powder is an ancient medicine for bowel movement or indigestion problems. Image credit: istock

Triphala is most widely used herb to improve digestion. Role of Triphala is that it inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in th Gut. It is the combination of 3 herbs “Haritaki” , “Amalaki”, “Bibhitaki”.It is also known as Tridoshic Rasayan. It balances all three Doshas.


Ginger can help for expelling gas and gives relief.Ginger have beneficial effects on the enzyme Pancreatic Lipase , which aids digestion in the small intestine. You can use Ginger in your daily diet. Little bit of ginger can help you in better Digestion improving your Gut.

3.Turmeric : 

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Turmeric has been used for centuries as a medicine in Ayurveda. Turmeric has the ability to stimulate the gallbladder, aiding in the production of Bile , which in turn helps break down Food. Turmeric has also ability to reduce Gas and bloating.


Fennel Seed water in a glass cup. Image credit: Getty images 

Fennel seed have essential oils which stimulate the secretion of digestive juices and enzymes which in turn improves your Gut Health. They are excellent for constipation, indigestion and Bloating.

5.Cinnamon : 

Cinnamon plays important role in Kitchen. Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-cancer, cardio vascular disease lowering compound, apart from these benefits cinnamon has probiotic properties. It also help restore the balance of bacteria in your Gut, support Digestive health.

6. Bay leaf: 

Bay Leaves has organic compounds which are beneficial in getting rid of an upset stomach and soothing Irritable bowel syndrome. Bay leaf oil and Bay leaf tea is good for Digestion. Bay leaves have a great Flavour and taste to your food , they relieves pain of Abdomen.

If you want to Improve Your Gut Health you must focus on 3 things Your Food , Your Sleep hours , Your Agni ( 3 Types of Agni in Ayurveda). To improve Gut Health ( Digestion) Small preparation is given below 👇 you can make it and store to Your Home.

Dry Ginger powder 5 gm

Saunf powder 5gm

Coriander seeds powder 5gm

Black pepper powder 5 gm

Cumin seeds powder 5gm

Long pepper powder 5 gm

Ajwain Powder 5gm  take all ingredients mix it properly and preserve it for long use. Take 2tsp of mixture Before Foor for better Digestion.



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