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REMEDIES FOR: HEAVINESS IN STOMACH
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Symptoms | Digestion | Stomach | Heaviness in stomach
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Written by John Immel, Asheville, NC
Excess mucus, poor metabolism, poor circulation, or eating heavy foods cause a subjective feeling of heaviness in the stomach.

Aggravated Doshas & Qualities

Symptoms Tell A Story

The first step to healing is learning patterns from your symptoms. Symptoms are clues that reveal underlying imbalances, showing you where your body is weak. Specifically, they reveal the doshas & qualities that may have become aggravated. If you notice a quality or dosha appears next to many of your symptoms, it helps you establish a pattern that may be systemic.

Heaviness in stomach indicates one or more of the following doshas and qualities are imbalanced:

Kapha aggravatingDigestive Effects Help
OilyHeavyGooey
Sweet

Key: V = Vata, P = Pitta, K = Kapha. A slash through a dosha means it an aggravated dosha. To learn more about the symbols above, click on them.

Stage of Disease: 1 - Affecting Digestion

If you have symptoms in this category, your body is sending you a warning sign. Ayurveda recommends paying careful, close attention to correct these warning signs before they weaken your body's resistance.
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Herbs, medicines, & home remedies with the following effects have been traditionally suggested for 'Heaviness in stomach'.

Please review these herbs & products below to determine which ones might be helpful for Heaviness in stomach.

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Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
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Promotes healthy bowel function and tone.

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Hingvastak Churna
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
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Ayurveda's classic spicey formula for warming up a weak appetite or cold, stagnant digestion.

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Hing (Asafoetida 3.5oz)
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A warming digestive and anti-spasmodic in block form.

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Mint Belly Bliss Tea: Energize & Awaken
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Feel clean, clear, fresh and light. Mint Belly Bliss re-awakens and brightens your mood and mind after a heavy meal.

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Mindfulness & Digest Cleanse Tea
Vata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
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A refreshing tea that promotes mindfulness, clarity & focus while aiding good digestion. We send 2 to 3 ounces depending on the volume and leafiness of the herbs.

CardamomVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingCumin SeedVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
Fennel SeedVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingBitter Orange PeelVata aggravatingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
PeppermintVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingDigestive CordialVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
Chamomile TinctureVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingGinger TinctureVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
Diet for Heaviness in stomach
A diet rich in these foods & nutritional supplements may help re-balance the aggravated qualities and doshas in heaviness in stomach.
AjwainVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifyingChamomileVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
TomatoVata aggravatingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
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What is hypolipidemic which appears here under herbal remedies for heaviness in stomach after meals? Nothing in the dictionary or on internet that I can find under "hypolipidemic". breathe@softcom.net

- barbara, 10-28-12
Hypolipidemic means reduces lipids in the blood...Thanks for asking!

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