- Cold compress and mud packs are routinely applied to improve blood circulation to abdominal region and to check intestinal fermentation.
- Cold hip bath for 20 minutes every day ensure better muscular functioning in the digestive region.
- Periodic short fasts with adequate water intake and required precaution will improve digestive and absorptive capacity of intestinal region.
- Cold water enema for 2–3 days to cleanse the system.
- Hot and cold compress, hot and cold alternate hip bath, gastro–hepatic packs provide relief from pains.
- Abdominal pack before going to bed acts as a tonic.
- Milk diet to start with and later on by non–spicy, non–irritant bland diet at regular intervals.
Disorders of Small IntestineAs we move down from the stomach, we reach the small intestine which is divided into 3 portions:
Flatulent DyspepsiaDistension or bloating of the abdomen after food, eructation of gastric fluid and burning sensation in the region of the stomach and chest are all due to Flatulent Dyspepsia. It is not merely a problem in the physiology of digestion but also that affecting the process of food absorption.
The stomach is in fact a temporary storehouse of food, with food in a half digested state consisted of proteins in the process of digestion, untouched fats and almost fully digested carbohydrates. The hydrochloric acid destroys harmful infectious organisms and acts as a protective barrier in the stomach.