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Ayurvedic tips: 6 natural ways to manage excessive farting

Updated On May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Excessive farting can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it's a natural bodily function. Here are six Ayurvedic tips to help alleviate this common issue.

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“Farting, also known as 'Adho Vata', is one of the 13 natural urges or Adharaneeya Vegas in the human body. Although it can be embarrassing, suppressing the urge to fart is not recommended. Withholding farts can lead to bloating, abdominal pain, fatigue, poor metabolism, and obstruction in the flow of urine and faeces,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic doctor and wellness coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared five Ayurvedic tips for excess farts. (Freepik ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

“Farting, also known as 'Adho Vata', is one of the 13 natural urges or Adharaneeya Vegas in the human body. Although it can be embarrassing, suppressing the urge to fart is not recommended. Withholding farts can lead to bloating, abdominal pain, fatigue, poor metabolism, and obstruction in the flow of urine and faeces,” says, Dr. Varalakshmi, Ayurvedic doctor and wellness coach, in her recent Instagram post. She further shared five Ayurvedic tips for excess farts. (Freepik )

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Vata-pacifying diet: Opt for warm, well-cooked, easily digestible foods that are nourishing and grounding. Refrain from consuming cold, raw, dry, or rough foods.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Vata-pacifying diet: Opt for warm, well-cooked, easily digestible foods that are nourishing and grounding. Refrain from consuming cold, raw, dry, or rough foods.(Unsplash)

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Relieve vata with ajwain: Add a pinch of ajwain powder and ghee to your meal to soothe the Vata dosha. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Relieve vata with ajwain: Add a pinch of ajwain powder and ghee to your meal to soothe the Vata dosha. (Pinterest)

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Eat lighter: While farting is natural, excessive flatulence is often the result of eating heavy and incompatible foods. Opt for lighter and easily digestible meals such as simple rice gruel with shunti (dry ginger) for a day or two.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Eat lighter: While farting is natural, excessive flatulence is often the result of eating heavy and incompatible foods. Opt for lighter and easily digestible meals such as simple rice gruel with shunti (dry ginger) for a day or two.(Unsplash)

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Cook with spices: Cook with digestive spices like asafoetida (hing) and cumin to help reduce gas and bloating. It is also helpful to soak pulses beforehand to aid in their digestion.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cook with spices: Cook with digestive spices like asafoetida (hing) and cumin to help reduce gas and bloating. It is also helpful to soak pulses beforehand to aid in their digestion.(Pixabay)

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Eat slowly: Eating too quickly or talking while eating can cause you to swallow air, leading to excess gas buildup. It is recommended to eat slowly and mindfully, chewing your food thoroughly to aid in digestion. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Eat slowly: Eating too quickly or talking while eating can cause you to swallow air, leading to excess gas buildup. It is recommended to eat slowly and mindfully, chewing your food thoroughly to aid in digestion. (Unsplash)

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Move daily: Incorporating gentle exercise, such as daily walks or yoga, can help regulate bowel movements and reduce excess gas naturally.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 11, 2023 06:03 PM IST

Move daily: Incorporating gentle exercise, such as daily walks or yoga, can help regulate bowel movements and reduce excess gas naturally.(Unsplash)

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