Ayurveda and Science

Home Remedies for Abdominal Pain

Home remedies

This is known as Shoola in Ayurveda. Eight types of shoola have been described, which include Vataja, Pittaja, Kaphaja, Vata-Pittaja, Vata-Kaphaja, Tridoshaja and Amaja. All these types have their own characteristics. Vataja is a penerating type of pain, Pittaja pain is associated with burning in the chest and Kaphaja is mild pain and heaviness of head. Amaja is associated with flatulence, nausea and excessive salivation.
Ayurvedic ingredients

Ingredients for abdominal pain

Ajwain (Carom) seeds

Consuming carom seeds is the best natural remedy for indigestion problems, acidity and acid reflux problems.

Clarified butter

Clarified butter helps lubricate the inside of the intestines. It contains butyrate acid, a fatty acid with anti-inflammatory effects that may help with digestion.


Ginger is a very effective treatment for some kinds of stomach upset. A natural anti-inflammatory, ginger is available in many forms, all of which can help.

Mint leaves

Mint leaves may relieve digestive symptoms, such as gas, bloating and indigestion. It relaxes the digestive system and may ease pain. It also prevents smooth muscles from contracting, which could relieve spasms in your gut.

Common Recipes:

Extract 1 teaspoonful juice of fresh ginger and mix it with 1/2 a teaspoonful of clarified butter. Consuming this juice helps relieve abdominal pain instantly. 

Boil about a teaspoonful of Ajwain seeds in 1 cup (about 125 ml) of water for 5 minutes. Strain it through the tea strainer and add a pinch of common salt. Taking this solution helps to get rid of the pain. 

Take fresh mint leaves and extract them to get about a teaspoonful of juice. Mix this juice in a cup of  plain water and drink instantly. Though this mixture does not taste good, it gives instant relief.


Ayurvedic Medicines for Abdominal Pain by Dabur

Dabur Ashokarishta
We dove into our herbal store cupboard and pulled out a remedy for those difficult days. Pain? We don't even know her.

Newsletter And Subscription

Knowledge is knowing, or Knowing where to find out.

We are here to provide you information on everything about Ayurveda and Healthy living. Subscribe to stay updated.