Hikka Cikitsa

Digestive Diseases

  • A hiccups is an unintentional movement ( spasm ) of the diaphragm, the muscle at the base of the lungs. The spasm is followed by quick closing of the vocal cords, which produces a distinctive sound.
  • Hiccups often start for no apparent reason and usually disappear after a few minutes. Rarely , hiccups can last for days, weeks , or months. Hiccups are common and normal in newborns and infants.

Causes

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Any disease or disorder that irritates the nerves that control the diaphragm
  • Hot , spicy foods and liquids
  • Noxious fumes
  • Stroke or tumor affecting the “ hiccup center “ in the rain
  • Anemia
  • Phrenic nerve irritation (tumors)
  • There may be no obvious cause for hiccups.

Ayurvedic Treatment of Hiccup In India

Home care

  • Breathe repeatedly into a paper bag
  • Drink a glass of cold water.
  • Eat a teaspoon of
  • Hold your breath

Treatment

  • Udavartacikitsa
  • Agni dipana
  • Svasakasahara
  • Jalapanam and ambusekam
  • Vataanulomana
  • Muhurmuhurousadapanas
  • Mrdusvedam and mrduvirecanam

Kasayam

  • Gandarvahastadikasayam – 60 ml before food morning and night.
  • Bhandradi kasayam-60 ml before food morning and night.
  • Ciravilvadi kasayam-60 ml before food morning and night.
  • Balajirakadi kasayam-60 ml before food morning and night.
  • Nayopayamkasayam -60 ml before food morning and night.
  • Gandarvahastadikasayam -60 ml before food morning and night.

Curnam

  • Vaisvanaracurnam -1 teaspoon with kasayam morning and night before food.
  • Jathilavangadicurnam -1 teaspoon with honey morning and night before food.
  • Karpuradicurnam – 3 gms with honey morning and night after food.

Gutika

  • Dhanvantara gutika-2-0-2 after food.
  • Mahadhanvantaragutika -2-0-2 after food.
  • Kasthurigutika – 2-0-2 after food
  • Hinguvacadivati– 2-0-2 after food
  • Asalyadigutika– 2-0-2 after food
  • Vayugutika– 2-0-2 after food

Lehyam

  • Mathularasayanam -1 teaspoon morning and night after food
  • Nayopaya lehyam-1 teaspoon morning and night after food
  • Vilvadi lehyam-1 teaspoon morning and night after food
  • Svasaharalehyam(kasturiyadigulikayogam) – 1 teaspoon morning and night after food

Ghrtam

  • Dadimadighrtam – 10 ml at morning empty stomach
  • Sukumaraghrtam – 10 ml at morning empty stomach

Asava/Arista

  • Abhayaristam – 20 ml morning and night food
  • Pippalyasavam– 20 ml morning and night food
  • Kanakasavam– 15 ml morning and night food
  • Jirakaristam– 20 ml morning and night food
  • Dantyaristam– 20 ml morning and night food
  • Vasaristam– 20 ml morning and night food