International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Book Review | Medicine | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023 | Rating: 5 / 10

Literary Review on Chikitsa of Amlapitta

Vd. Pradnya B. Chavan | Vd. Mane S. G

Abstract: The life style of today is absolutely altered or modified, within the last two decades, when compared with the past. Likewise, are the habits of food intake as well. Most of the people are not able to compromise much in their food habits. They have awful food habits like irregular intake, eating of smoked foods, excessive use of spices, chillies and masalas, intake on inappropriate time, using processed foods, having food with preservatives etc. Similar is the psychological imbalances observed in the present - day community and the relation with food. It leads to conditions like dyspepsia, peptic ulcer and other major disorders of the GI tract, in the due course. Amlapitta is one of the most common disease. It is mainly caused due to aggravation of pitta. It can be correlated with hyperacidity of Modern Science. According to prevalence studies 50% of population is affected by it. Modern treatment mainly includes use of antacids, H2 blockers and PPIs which has limitations in management. Ayurveda mainly emphasizes on prevention of disease. Here the main objectives are to introduce Amlapitta as a disease by detailing of its Ayurvedic Management.

Keywords: Amla Pitta, Hyper Acidity, Pitta Prakopa, Chikitsa

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 1444 - 1446

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