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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder or Genetics - where body have an allergy to foods containing gluten. But still the exact cause of celiac disease is not known.

Gluten is a kind of protein found in grains People with celiac disease react only to the gluten present in wheat, barley and rye.

Foods containing gluten are oats, semolina, pastas, bread, pastries, noodles, pizzas, biscuits

Celiac disease is a condition where villous lining of the small intestine distorts and disappears.   The intestinal lining is velvety to increase the surface area of ​​the intestines, they are called villi, this enlarged surface helps to absorb nutrients.

When people with celiac disease eat foods or use products that contain gluten their immune system reacts towards the intake of gluten, that leads to damage of villi.  Absence of villi leads to lack of nutrition. Because body is not able to absorb the nutrients from the food.

In terms of Ayurveda, celiac disease indicates an imbalance of certain body energies that result in the immunity and digestive system turning extremely weak .

According to Ayurvedic point of view “coeliac disease” is known as “Grahani” that causes imbalance in the agni ( digestive fire).  Mainly pitta, kapha, & vata dosha is involved in this disease. 

Ayurveda describes Celiac disease as the result of the wrong decisions by the immune cells. The immune cells are observed to be behaving abnormally to gluten.

During a consultation with the Ayurvedic doctors, the root cause of Celiac disease will be identified and a treatment program comprising personalized herbal medicines, customized Ayurvedic home remedies and therapies will be suggested accordingly. First of all Ayurvedic treatment for celiac disease is aimed at correcting the immune system. Starting with proper detoxification of the body include various treatments to remove the toxins from the body -  Panchakarma treatment may be suggested to deeply cleanse the body of impurities.
The following lists some of the best Ayurvedic herbs that can treat the problem of gluten intolerance: 

  • Kutki is an Ayurvedic herb that finds use in the treatment of several medical problems.

  • Giloy is highly effective in strengthening the response of the immune system

  • Triphala is somewhat effective in the treatment of celiac disease. Triphala is a potent formula designed to support the body's natural cleansing process.

  • Sheetdhara syrup and Curcumin capsule  is an ayurvedic formula this herbal syrup gives effective results in coeliac disease.

  • Noni capsules are pure ayurvedic formula

  • Shankh-Vati, Chitrakadi-Vati

The natural herbs correct the digestive disturbance and improve the absorption of nutrients from the food.

  • Avoid heavy, fermented, oily foods,

  • Prepare  well-churned buttermilk  with cumin, ginger and curry leaves – drink daily - this will improve agni function  as well as enhance absorption 

  • Eat light and easily digestible foods

  • Drink boiled water with cumin, coriander seeds and ginger powder,

  • Bael fruit and pomegranate has benefits if eaten regularly


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