(aloe, slippery elm, DGL, quercetin) to help/ heal the gut lining.
Zinc, copper and B-12 and supplement if need to.
The heat-generating food aggravates & imbalances the Pitta and can give a sudden bout of pimples or rashes all over the body.
You will feel outraged and restless in your mood. Feel itch in inner organs and heat in passing urine.
You can feel acidity and heartburn symptoms too.
Please stop oil, dairy, and animal products, spices, tea, and coffee for few days. Follow the Khichdi diet. Please read in other FAQs as well in this section, as I have written in detail.
Great to know that you are eating well and exercising regularly!
Try to stop all animal products including dairy for 21 days or at least a week before the periods and see if you feel better.
Drink warm digestive drinks made with any of these seeds (carom seeds/ cumin seeds/mint/fennel)
Add 1-2tsp in an infuser and pour hot water over it, let it steep for a while, and drink.
Stop lentils and beans, bread during these days too!
Eat light soups and stir veggies, sweet potatoes, avocado, etc, during the day. Do not consume very cold food like ice cream, cold smoothies, juice, cola, cold fruit, etc.
In general, maintain the VATA balance in the body.
I am sorry if I missed your question last week.
Please find out the reason behind the cause of water retention in your body.
*it can be high sodium diet/junk food
*Hormone changes around the monthly cycle.
* are you exercising and moving enough?
If your job is such that you keep on sitting the whole day, please get up and move around after every 30 minutes.
Supplements and remedies-
B-6 supplement (Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate 30mg), Eat 10 soaked Nuts (mixed/anyone) every day, reduce sodium, increase potassium and magnesium in your diet.
Eat avocado, banana, sweet potato, tomatoes, and fresh green chutney in every meal.
Drink coriander seeds tea. Dandelion tea
Eat a piece of aloe vera every day
Eat 1/2 tsp of ajwain (celery seeds) +1/4 tsp black salt with pepper for few days.
Chew fennel seeds after every meal.
Apply ginger compression on your stomach for quick relief.
Eat 1 tsp of Triphala powder before going to bed, if you feel no difference in few days then increase 1 tsp more.
Eat food rich in fiber, avoid animal products and dairy (a major cause of constipation)
Start eating 1 soaked fig every day and add 2 tsp of fluffed Gond Katira in your water/smoothies.
Cause- Low Vitamin D & regualr use of NSAIDs/ SSRIs/ birth control pilss, chemicals in food, environmental toxins, microbial imbalance, stress, low zinc, less antioxidant intake, poor digestive enzimes secretion, and excess alchohol intake.
Healing food and supplements-
High intake of vegetables for prebiatic fiber. Mucilaginous foods such as ocra, chia seeds & flaxseed (ground).Avoid all foods containing gluten
Start- Quercetin and probiotics.
DGL (deglycyrrhizinated licorice( not whole licorice root)
Add digestive enzymes with each meals for 2-3 months.
First of all, it’s imp to know that you’re facing what type of GUT health issue?
Low vitamin D & dairy & animal products, regular use of NSAIDs/SSRIs/birth control pills, chemicals in food, refined food, environmental toxins, microbial imbalance, stress, low zinc, poor digestive enzyme secretion & excess alcohol intake. These are causes of concern regarding Gut health & hormonal imbalance.
Healing food & supplements:
- High intake of vegetables for prebiotic fiber
- Mucilaginous goods such as okra, chia seeds & flaxseed
- Avoid all foods containing gluten & dairy, animal, meat, eggs for 3 weeks
- Start- Querecetin & probiotics
- Curcumin (500mg 2x/daily)
- Black seed oil for 1month
- Add digestive enzymes
- Drink mint/ginger/carom 2-3 times a day
Slow conscious and mindful eating is essential. Do not munch/ graze in between the meals. Start these 3 natural herbal medicines.
*Pudin Hara Pearls- 1 pearl three times a day -3-7 days. Gulp it down with water after a meal.
*Activated charcoal tablets- (Nature`s way 100 capsule) twice daily in-between meal (at least 1 & 1/2 hours after a meal)- 3 months
* Digestive enzymes (renew life digest more enzymes/ enzimedica`s digest both are good ) twice daily 15 min before the meal- 3 months
* Drink herbal tea with any of these herbs
* Stop dairy, animal products, white sugar, yeast, soy, wheat, legumes (chickpeas, kidney beans, lentils) entirely for 21 days.
You can eat yellow moong dal if you wish.
To cleans the system:
Try any of this along with high fibre fruits & vegetable rich diet.
Eat fermented food or take 50million vegan probiotic tablet(14-16 strain) for a month
Drink lot of water and eat whole gran
Before going to bed:
1tbs of psyllium husk mixed in water (a glass of water after that)
Or, 1tbs of Swollen/ soaked Gond katira with a glass of water (Tragacanth gum)
1tbs of Triphala powder, mix in ¼ cup of water, gulp it down, drink a glass of lukewarm water in additionA
Maintain food hygiene
Slow down, Sit down & chew, chew, chew.
Avoid the big gulp
Cultivate the habit of stop eating when they feel 80% full
Leave room for digestion to take place
Wear loose clothing around your mid-section
Don’t eat 2-3 hrs before bedtime
Avoid coffee, black tea, soda, alcohol, spicy foods
Stop animal products & diary for 3 weeks
Long term use of acid suppressing medication can be dangerous
For 21 day clean the gut by avoiding allergic food Wheat, dairy, animal products (Meat, Egg cheese), Soy, Peanuts, Yeast (Bread & Bakery)
Eat whole grain with lots of fiber or eat khichdi with veggies & green leaves
No raw food
Steamed, semi-liquid, pre-digested, soft food only, so that your digestive system gets time to heal itself
No food after7pm
After eating maida you can get any of this to clean the system
1-2tbs of psyllium husk mixed in water (a glass of water after that)
Or, 1tbs of Swollen/ soaked Gond katira with a glass of water (Tragacanth gum)
1tbs of Triphala powder, mix in ¼ cup of water, gulp it down, drink a glass of lukewarm water in addition
I am sorry I can suggest after knowing the details about the diet he is consuming the whole day. Breakfast, lunch, Dinner. In between, snacking. Eating the balanced plant – based diet can help him tremendously How much is his activity levels?
Please check your diet and observer is it a low-fiber / high-fat diet?
HOW is your activity level?
Do you drink soups with veggies/lentils every day? how much is your water intake?
Please start eating a balanced diet rich in fruit and veggies
Stop dairy and animal products for a month. take 1 tsp or a little more TRIPHALA POWDER mix it in 1/4cup of water. Gulp It down every night before going to bed.
start with this send me your reply and we will take it further
Eat fermented food like kimchi, sauerkraut, pickles, idli/ dosa, yogurt daily.
Walk barefoot in the garden, you get soul bacteria from there.
A-Slow mindful eating is essential. Do not munch/graze in between the meals. Start these 3 natural herbal medicines.
Pudin Hara Pearls-1 pearl three times a day -3-7 days. Gulp it down with water after a meal.
Activated charcoal tablets-(Nature’s way 100 capsule) twice daily in-between meal (at least 1 & 1/2 hours after a meal)- 3 months Digestive enzymes (renew life digest more enzymes/enzimedica’s digest both are good ) twice daily 15 min before the meal- 3 months
Drink herbal tea with any of these herbs peppermint Fennel
If possible, try not to eat dairy, animals, products, white sugar, yeast, soy, wheat, legumes (chickpeas, kidney beans, lentils) entirely for 21 days.
You can eat well-cooked yellow moong dal
The best way is to avoid food which is not suitable for you.
As it is difficult to cure this condition, If you clean your gut completely as stop dairy, animal products, yeast, soy, peanuts, and the food give you an allergic reaction for 21 days.
If you start in moderation, but with a high quality organic, sometimes the body adjusts it in small quantities occasional eating.
Please ask your doctor before starting them as they might give you a serious/ fatal reaction.
As you might not have that particular ENZYME in your system, which needs to digest the food.
Your Immune system is responding incorrectly to the substance.
Do you have any other symptoms also like gas, bloating, cramps, etc.?
I can see it’s an IBS condition. Or there can be a viral infection/food poisoning.
Trackback and try to identify what had happened when it started. Have you eaten outside/ ordered some food/ under cooked animal product/stale fruits/juice/ pesticide filled milk/ STRESS!
Try to stop every thing and eat only khichdi twice daily with coconut yogurt for a week.
Add little organic coconut oil to it. First 3 days only plain khichdi. Then you may start adding veggies, cook them very well. Try not to drink tea or coffee. You can have herbal tea.
No fruits, no raw food/salad.
Are you drinking it for better digestion/weight loos/hormonal
There are few claims that drinking 1-2tbs of apple cider vinegar before
meals can aid digestion.
I am sorry but, there is no/limited scientific research to support this or
In my opinion, Apple cider vinegar is safe in small quantities but may
erode tooth enamel and can cause stomach upset in some people.
BE CAREFUL as large amounts may be NOT SAFE to consume over long
If you have to eat Maida then take digestive herbal medicine like pudin hara with the meal. Or take
1 tablet of Milk thistle herb along with the meal.
Eat carom seeds 1/2tsp after the meal or drink ginger tea.
It's normal to have a headache when there is bloating.
There are 2 main causes of intestinal gas:
swallowing air & bacteria that digest food. Eating fast, eating too much, or feeling stressed increases
the amount of air we swallow. We burp about 50% of this air, the rest passes through the intestines
& is released from the rectum.
Decrease your intake of gas-producing foods for a
like-Meats, fish, nuts, milk, lentils especially chick pea s a& kidney beans. eat light khichdi kind of
food for few days. Drink cumin/ fennel / mint/ ginger tea 2-3 times daily.
Try one herb in one tea, and see how they work for you. and berries don't produce much gas.
Take pudin hara pearls 1 with every meal for 1 week.
If you have regular digestive issue in that case start digestive herb – MILK THISTLE 1-2 TABLET with
every meal for a month.
Or you can you will be Fine, super soon.
You probably will not poop without drink warm/hot water the next morning.
Some people continue to pass liquid bowel movements also. So I really can t say a confirm yes or no.
No harm in drinking 3-4 coconut's water also, during the water fast.
*Stay RELAXED and take care of your SLEEP as STRESS is HARMFUL to the GUT flora
Humans are unable to digest lectins, so they travel through guts unchanged.
It can cause inflammation, GI problems, leaky gut, joint pain, etc.
In my opinion, soaking (at least 12 hrs) sprouting and cooking, eliminates lectin and make them perfectly safe to eat.
Most of these lectin-containing foods are high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and have numerous benefits so we can not ignore them.
Stop dairy, animal products like curd, paneer, eggs, meat, chicken immediately. You will see
a difference in his condition within a week.
Please try to stop gluten and soy as well for 3 weeks and give him rice, quinoa, jowar, amaranth etc.
He will be better very soon.
Try to give him simple food like khichdi (Yellow Dal+ rice) with soft veggies Add cumin seeds, hing, salt
and pepper. He can ear coconut yogurt with the khichdi. Let him eat this for few days and then start
Do not give him outside food. Take care.