Description: Digenston ia an ayurvedic medicine for digestion. In Ayurveda, the first thing to begin treatment of balancing the doshas is digestion. If digestion and absorption of nutrients is working, then all other systems will function properly, therefore eliminating disease. Gomutra is extremely important for enhanced metabolism as it increases production of gastric and digestive juices, while at the same time providing an alkaline PH. Natural jaggery is normally taken after meals not only as a sweet dessert but for its digestive properties. Cumin is also very well known to enhance digestion but not increase pitta. Jaiphal or nutmeg is a common spice in India not only for its flavor, but for its many healing properties, particularly for digestion and skin health. Nutmeg is used to treat nausea, indigestion or upset stomach. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which treat gastritis. It’s great for purifying the body leading to a clear complexion due to it antiseptic andanti-fungal properties. Mace, or javitri is the outer peeling of the nutmeg seed, having similar healing effects. It provides relief from bloating, stomach spasms, flatulence and gas related problems since it is anti Vata. Mace spice is good for regulating bowel movements in both cases of constipation and diarrhea. Both nutmeg and mace encourage appetite boosting metabolism rate keeping the body fit and healthy.
Precautions: Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine or supplement. Do not take within 1 hour of consuming dairy. Consult your physician if you are pregnant. Do not take if you experience hyperacidity.Do not use if you have chronic diarrhea.
Avoid heavy foods such as cheese, milk, etc. Limit intake of Vata producing foods (cabbage, cauliflower, peas, dal, etc.) Avoid spicy, salty, fried, processed/ packaged foods, smoking and alcohol. Limit stimulants such as coffee & tea. Consume easily digestible, fresh foods (organic when possible).