You may deal with stomach and digestive discomforts like bloating, diarrhea, constipation, or gas, every once in a while or every day. Either way, you want to feel better quickly and without side effects.
Fortunately, a clinically studied Ayurvedic combination of botanicals has the ability to normalize the transit time of food through the intestinal tract, so it doesn’t move too quickly or too slowly in your system. In other words, it can help keep your digestion more predictable and comfortable. And in the process, you may just feel a lot less stress, too.
Ayurvedic medicine – the traditional practice in India – is thousands of years old. It presents an almost parallel, but, vastly different, track from that taken by Western medicine. As a holistic system, Ayurvedic practice means looking at the whole person – not just a specific problem. Rather than a mechanistic, single-system only view of health problems, Ayurveda looks to a more complete portrait of an individual’s health. With that approach, one of the first orders of the day is to assess the environmental factors of a person’s health; their lifestyle, diet, exercise, and outlook. We know instinctively that these categories overlap quite a bit. Ayurvedic practice understands that, too.
For example, Ayurvedic practice considers three principles of health – movement, transformation, and structure – must be kept balanced and in proper proportion in order to live vibrantly. The equilibrium of these three principles (known as doshas) is referred to as prakruti. The disequilibrium or imbalance is known as vikruti.
Three of the primary goals in addressing gastrointestinal problems are: reducing inflammation, strengthening digestion, and ridding the body of toxins. These are factors often ignored by conventional, Western medicine, which essentially is a “crisis management” style of treatment; great if you have a broken arm, but not so useful for preventing disease.
To restore proper intestinal function and digestion, Ayurvedic practitioners have been recommending a particular blend of fourteen herbs for thousands of years. Some of the herbs may sound familiar – including turmeric, andrographis, ginger, and licorice. Some might not – including boerhavia (Boerhavia diffusa), curry tree (Murraya koenigii), and Indian tinospora (Tinospora cordifolia). But believe me, Ayurvedic practitioners of the past knew these herbs inside and out. And they still do, too. They know how combining the right botanicals in the right amounts will yield something even stronger than the herbs could ever do separately.
Clinically Studied, Amazing Results!
A clinical test with this herbal combination focused on individuals with chronic constipation. For many people, it’s bad enough when they have a day or two of irregularity. Imagine – and maybe you don’t have to – what it’s like when you always feel out of sorts because of your digestion.
The randomized, double-blinded study was divided into placebo and treatment groups, and lasted for a total of 28 days. Those in the botanical group (Herbagut) took two capsules of the herbal combination one hour before bedtime.
At the beginning of the study, only 12 percent of the participants in the botanical group reported having three bowel movements a week. Aside from that, 84 percent reported incomplete evacuation, so it felt to them like they still had to go – but couldn’t. Not surprisingly, the quality of life surveys taken by participants before the study showed additional issues beyond digestion. They felt social anxieties and stress probably owing to continual discomfort at feeling bloated, and physically “off” for the same reasons.
Halfway through the study, at 14 days, things were looking better. By this point, 28 percent of those in the botanical group reported three bowel movements per week, compared to only four percent in the placebo group. In addition, for 64 percent of the participants, the movements were healthy and normal – that is, accompanied by no constipation or urgency.
By the end of the study, those in the botanical group reported that abdominal pain decreased by 70 percent, constipation by 49 percent, diarrhea by 45 percent, indigestion by 64 percent, and reflux by 72 percent.
The treatment group also saw their overall quality of life improve by 82 percent, their social relations by 40 percent, their psychological health by 94 percent, and their overall physical health by 80 percent.
In another quality of life survey, those same patients reported their physical discomfort decreased by 66 percent, social discomfort by 72 percent, and other worries and concerns diminished by 70 percent. And their satisfaction with life in general improved by 64 percent. Digestion is never exclusively about your stomach or intestines – it extends to health for your body and mind.
And the unfortunate participants in the placebo group saw no significant improvements at all.
Digestive problems can make you feel run down, edgy, and sluggish – in addition to the outright discomfort they cause. The clinically studied herbal combination I recommend has its roots in Ayurvedic wisdom that has proven effective for generations. I am confident that these botanicals, and careful monitoring and adjustment to your diet, will yield amazing results.
If you are looking to effectively and gently rid the body of toxins and tone the digestive system, I recommend taking 800 mg daily of the following combination of herbal ingredients before bedtime. Make sure to take with a full glass of water.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome; Greater Galangal (Alpinia galanga) Rhizome; Andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) Stem and Leaf; Boerhavia (Boerhavia diffusa) Leaf; Indian Laburnum (Cassia fistula) Bark; Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Leaf; Cyperus (Cyperus rotundus) Rhizome; Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Rhizome; East Indian Sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus indicus) Rhizome; Long Pepper (Piper longum) Fruit; Chebulic Myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) Fruit; Indian Tinospora (Tinospora cordifolia) Stem; Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Rhizome; Curry Tree (Murraya koenigii) Leaf