Every disease starts from the stomach
Any sickness as per Naturopathy is due to toxins in the body and the treatment is to remove the toxins from the body. We are living in a highly polluted world, the air, water, soil, plants are full of chemicals and metals and we are constantly exposed to these toxins.
Most of the food we eat on daily basis may not be the food body needs, or sometimes the body is unable to digest. So the undigested food gets accumulated in our intestines and stays there for a long time. The intestine become full of residual buildup and this undigested food starts rotting inside, which produces harmful bacteria.
As per Naturopathy till we have these toxins in the intestine we keep suffering from various problems, like bad digestion, over digestion, non digestion, constipation, dysentery and diarrhea, headaches, lethargy, laziness, dullness, bloated feeling in the stomach, gases, mood swings.
The answer to this problem is to detoxify the system. Infact the whole digestive system can be cleaned. Here are some methods to clean the system.
1. Shankha pakshalana– drinking luke warm saline water, doing some specific yogic exercises. One has to go to toilet, the person continues till very clean water begins to come out. The whole digestive tract can be cleaned. It has to be done under the guidance of an expert.
2. Kunjal- drinking luke warm saline water and vomiting it. It cleans the stomach area. It has to be done under the guidance of an expert.
3. Hip bath, Kati snan
4. Enema – can clean bowel, rectum and the last part of large intestine. It has to be done under the guidance of an expert.
5. Herbs- there are some herbs that can cleanse the body like Trifala,Isabgol (Psyllium husk), Fenugreek seeds, Asafoetida, Aniseeds, Cinnamon, Apple Cider Vinegar etc.
6. Fruit diet- fruit diet and juices can help to eliminate toxins.
7. Vegetable diet- some green vegetable, juice, fruit, salad , also can help to detoxify
8. Probiotic and fermented fruit can also help
Infact to clean to the toxins from the system we have to use all the above methods collectively.
By cleaning the system one can get rid of toxins in the body, remove constipation, diarrohea or dysentery, bloated feeling. Overall good health and feel energetic.
by: Saroj Modi, Founder, The Inner Startup