How Can Ayurveda Aid in Better Digestion?

How Can Ayurveda Aid in Better Digestion?

Are you facing digestive problems? If yes, then you have come to the right place!

Issues with your digestive system can escalate if not attended timely. They are not only painful and irritating but can interfere with your routine life as well. Some of the common reasons for digestive problems include:

  • Eating untimely
  • Eating in large portions
  • Eating without maintaining a three-hour gap between meals
  • Eating cold food


Understanding the Digestive System Concept of Ayurveda

Agni, better known as the digestive fire of the body, is responsible for digesting everything that you put in your body. If Agni is operating well, the body will be able to digest and absorb the nutrients better that is vital to keep diseases at bay. Your body will be high on energy. This state of high energy and vitality is known as Ojas.

Ojas signifies that the body’s digestive system is functioning well. However, when it’s the opposite case, it is called Ama, the incorrect digestion. Ama is the toxins that accumulate in the body and lead to diseases and illnesses. The presence of Ama also signifies that the mind and body are out of sync. 

What ayurvedic principles lay focus on is that the body’s Agni should always be supported to ensure Ojas in the body instead of Ama. And to achieve the same, balancing your diet, eating correctly, and consuming the right combinations of food is vital.

Ayurveda says that always eat in small portions and moderate your food intake timing for proper digestion. Also, if you want your body to benefit from all the nutrients in the food, always eat it hot. Aside from following the general rules, there are several other ways in which ayurvedic products and practices can keep your digestive system working well. Take a look at the post below, and thank us later

Digestive Cookies
Did you know that you could consume cookies to aid digestion? Not any cookies, but the unique range of cookies for digestion by Butterfly Ayurveda is what you need to keep AMA at bay. Our ajwain cookies are loved by many as they aren’t only delicious but also pacify Vata and Kapha doshas. You can consume these with your evening tea. 

We also have Ojas cookies that are concerned with boosting your immunity and metabolism. These are rich in fiber and low in sugar, so they are ideal for daily consumption.

Herbs and Spices
What you need to keep your digestive system in good shape is readily available in your kitchen. Ginger calms the digestive system and warms the body. It has anti-nausea and anti-microbial properties that help relieve flatulence and cramping. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory ingredient that gets rid of bloating and reduces inflammation as well.

Garlic, rosemary, and cinnamon are the other three ingredients that support cardiovascular health, keep fungus and bacteria at bay, and clear the liver as well. Peppermint is also essential for proper digestion as it leaves a cooling and calming effect on your digestive system. It can also be used to relieve cough and cold. 

Ayurvedic Tea
If you are looking to buy ayurvedic tea for digestion, then Butterfly Ayurveda has some incredible products for you. Our ginger black tea for digestion should be on the top of your purchase list as it delivers relief within a few minutes of consumption. Our Shubh Saanjh Chai and Ginger green tea have also proved to be quite effective in treating bloating, constipation, and flatulence.

Herbal Infusions for Digestions
Yes, there are several herbal infusions for digestion that you can get your hands on at Butterfly Ayurveda. The Tummy Love Infusion is a must-have for efficient digestive function. This infusion is the perfect after-meal drink that not only aids in digestion but also leaves a refreshing feel in your mouth. It is caffeine-free and rich in antioxidants, thus aids in toxin removal as well.

Eat fresh Food
Reheating the food often takes away its nutrients, thus leaving you with a meal that won’t benefit your body much. That said, make it a priority to eat home-cooked meals. Consuming freshly cooked food items will solve half your digestive problems.

Drink a Glass of Water in the Morning
The best way to kick start your digestive system in the morning is to consume a glass of water right after you wake up. This practice helps in getting rid of all toxins and awakening you from sleep. You can either drink from a copper container filled the previous night or have a glass of warm water with honey and lemon to get rid of waste at the earliest.

Eat when You Need it
It’s a human tendency to eat when feeling bored. This is a significant reason for obesity in almost all obese people. Listen to and understand your body’s needs and make it a habit to eat only when you feel hungry. Binge-watching Netflix might seem like an exciting idea, but if your body doesn’t need it, you are only upsetting your digestive system. 

Other Ways to Ensure Proper Digestion
Moderate Your Food Portions- Instead of eating in a big plate at once, divide it into smaller quantities, and consume at regular intervals to aid digestion.

Exercise it Out- Without exercise, you won’t be able to get rid of the fat and help your body lose the extra pounds. The more you live a sedentary life, the more you will welcome digestive disorders.

Hydrate!- Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water a day to flush out all the waste and toxins that your body needs to excrete for efficient digestive functioning. 

When you make Ayurveda your way of life, you reduce the chances of catching diseases because you start listening to your body and take care of it. With these products, you will be able to aid any digestive problems and prevent them from recurring as well. Share this post with your friends and family so they can switch to ayurvedic healing too!

 

 




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