Abdominal diseases occur due to irregular lifestyle, fast Food particularly the junk food, pollution (air, water atmospheric), adulteration in food items, Excess quantities of insecticides & pesticides on fruits, vegetables and foodgrains.
Although the best course is to take precautions at every step of daily life; yet following are some of the remedies.
- Stomach pain – Ajwain(Carom seeds) 2 teaspoonful, roasted Heeng(Asafoetida) 1 teaspoonful, Black salt half teaspoonful. Grind all three, make fine powder and store in a glass bottle. Take half teaspoonful of this powder with lukewarm water in case of stomach pain. If so required, can be taken at intervals of 4 hrs.
- Worms in abdomen
(a). Vai Vidang or Bai Bidang (Embelia Ribes), Baal Harad(Terminalia chebula) & dry peels of Orange in equal quantity. Grind all these, make a fine powder. Take 1 teaspoonful of this powder with water before going to bed in the evening for 3-4 days.
(b). Mix & Make a fine powder of Neem(Azadirachta indica) flowers, Saunf(Fennel seeds) & Mishri(Rock candy or Sugar Candy) in equal quantity. Give I teaspoonful to children twice a day. It will eliminate worms.
- Flatulence (Afara) – Baal Harad(Terminalia chebula), Nishoth (Operculina turpethum), Peepal(Ficus religiosa) & Black salt; all in equal quantity. Grind, make fine powder & store in a glass bottle. Take half to one teaspoonful, as per age of the patient as well as the intensity of the problem, with lukewarm water.
- Dysentery (Pechish) – Roasted white jeera(Cumin seeds) 10 Gms. Saunf(Fennel Seeds), Black pepper & Trifala 15 Gms. each. Urad daal ( Without Peel) 20 Gms. Mishri(Rock candy) 40 Gms. Grind & mix all to a fine powder. Now mix 10 Gms. Isabgol(Plantago ovata) & make homogenous mixture. Take 1-2 teaspoonful with fresh curd twice daily. Pechish & all related problems will be cured.
- Inflammation of Stomach -Stomach inflammation although not a disease in itself, yet is a very disturbing and recurring problem. It becomes the root cause of so many other diseases and problems including fatal ones. It also gives rise to tiredness & mental stress. Given below is an effective & curative remedy.
Pushkar mool (Inula racemosa), Aerrand ki jad (Castor root), Jau(Barley) and Dhamaasa (Fagonia cretica). Hammer, beat & grind all & store in a glass bottle. Boil 2 teaspoonfuls of this powder in a glass of water, till half of it remains. Allow to cool down. Drink half of it in the morning & the remaining half in the evening. Repeat this exercise for 7 days & then leave it. Inflammation will be cured.
Simultaneously, avoid tea and milk & instead take raw milk & water,1 cup each, with preferably little mishri or sugar, empty stomach. This can be taken 2 – 3 times a day. The stomach becomes empty within 3-4 hrs. after meals. Take Petha or ripe Banana after meals. Also take Gulkand(Rose petal jam), enriched with Prawaal in the morning as well as evening and Aonla murabba (Gooseberry sweet pickle) at noon.
Patients of the abdominal diseases should avoid fried, heavy, spicy & chilly food. Care must be taken that Food items prepared from Besan (Gram flour) should not be eaten.
Personal hygiene, sanitation and cleanliness should be given proper importance.
Fruits & Vegetables should be dipped in baking soda mixed water for at least an hour before consuming, so as to minimize the effects of insecticides, pesticides & other chemicals sprayed on them. As far as possible, drinking water must be well boiled to eliminate microorganisms, dissolved particles and chemicals.