Indigestion: – Indigestion also known as dyspepsia, is a general term for pain or discomfort felt in the stomach and chest and for other various gastric and intestinal disturbances.
Symptoms of Indigestion:
Heartburn A termed used when acid moves up from the stomach into the esophagus and causes a burning pain behind the sternum.
and at the level of the heart.
Hyperacidity – Burning in the stomach or upper abdomen due to the excessive acid formation.
1. Abdominal pain
2. Bloating or flatulence
3. Belching and gas
4. Nausea and vomiting
5. Acidic taste in the mouth
6. Sour water comes in mouth Constipation
Causes of Indigestion:
People of all ages and of both sexes are affected by indigestion. extremely common. An individual risk increases with Excess alcohol consumption Cigarette smoking.
Eating too much, eating too fast, eating high-fat foods, or eating during stressful situations
of drugs that may irritate the stomach, such as aspirin and other pain relievers, Estrogen and oral contraceptives, medications, Certain antibiotics
Emotional problems, such as anxiety or depression
1. Ulcers of stomach
2. Liver disorder
3. Stomach infections
4. Irritable bowel syndrome
5. Chronic pancreatitis
6. Thyroid disease
7. Pregnancy& Thyroid medicines
The role of Homoeopathy in indigestion & Constipation:
Homeopathy has a cure for both Liver disorder and digestive problems. The natural Homeopathic medicines for Indigestion and Constipation are not only of great help in getting rid of Constipation but also eliminate the root cause of the digestive disorders. It works by treating the underlying cause and not just the symptoms. The treatment is gentle and the relief obtained is usually long term.
There are many homoeopathic medicines that have the potential to cure Indigestion & Constipation. Out of them, few are Carduus, Chelidonium, Nux vomica, Carbo veg, Sulphur, Hydrastis, Magnesium Mur., Alumina, Lycopodium, Sulphur etc
Gas off Tablet For Gas, Flatulence, Constipation and Indigestion – It is a therapeutically well formulated homoeopathic medicine for Gas and Indigestion. It also gives relief in Colitis, Constipation, pain in Lower abdomen, excessive gas formation, Flatulence etc.
The ingredients and action of each ingredient are listed below
Magnesium hydroxide 1X: Its osmotic force draws fluids into the intestinal lumen, distends the bowel, stimulates colonic nerves, induces peristalsis and thus relieves constipation.
Bismuth carbonicum 6X: Kills harmful bacteria, reduces intestinal inflammation, and acts as an internal deodorant to treat malodor from flatulence and faeces.
Natrum bicarbonicum 6X: Dispels painful gas in cases of indigestion and flatulence.
Carica papaya 6X: orrects habitual constipation, dyspepsia, and intestinal irritation.
Lycopodium clavatum 3X: Strengthens the digestive system & liver relieving bloating and flatulence after eating late in the night or fatty meals.
CHILDREN: 1 Tablet thrice a day.
ADULT: Tablespoonful thrice a day or as directed by the physician.