Ayurveda Tips For Vomiting...

Vomiting or vemesis is a biological defense mechanism. It is a reflex activity, which refers to the forceful oral expulsion of stomach contents. The actual function of vomiting is to remove toxic or harmful substances from the body after ingestion.

However, vomiting is multifactorial in origin and can be caused due to various reasons. Retching is the sustained contraction of the chest and abdominal muscles that accompanies before or during vomiting. 

Symptoms of Vomiting

The symptoms of vomiting are:
Involuntary expulsion of food from mouth and nose
Increased saliva
Difficulty in swallowing food or liquid
Changes in skin temperature
Increase in heartbeat rate
Increased sensitivity to certain smells
Changes in the taste of some foods

Causes of Vomiting

The main causes of vomiting include:
Gastroenteritis problem
Inner ear disturbance
Certain medical treatments
High levels of toxins in the blood
Hormonal changes
Peptic ulcers
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Drinking excessive alcohol
Upset stomach
Stomach virus
Food poisoning
Intestinal obstructions
Chronic digestive conditions
Stomach cancer
Intestinal obstructions
Kidney failure

Home remedies for Vomiting:

  • If you are feeling sick and think you might get vomiting, then have one cup of ginger tea by adding very little sugar in it.
  • In case you are drunk and want to prevent vomiting from happening, then eat plain bread. Bread will take care of your digestive tract and will absorb the alcohol.
  • Drinking one can of cola will also give relief from vomiting. But first bring the cola at room temperature
  • Drinking limejuice is also one of the very effective home remedies for vomiting.
  • After vomiting for next 12 hours avoid eating solid food but keep yourself well hydrated by taking lots of fruit juices and water.
  • After 12 hours you can start taking soups, rice, oatmeal and mashed potatoes. Don’t overstuff yourself but eat reasonably.
  • Roast some cardamom and make its powder. Add some honey to this mixture and eat it. This is very effective in stopping the vomiting.
  • Add limejuice and mint juice in equal amounts and add half this amount ginger juice. Mix some honey in this mixture of juices and have it. This juices mixture is very effective treatment for vomiting.
  • Add some honey in one glass of water and drink this glass of water. This simple remedy is also very beneficial in the treatment of vomiting.
  • Make some onion juice and have one teaspoon of this onion juice after regular interval of half an hour.
  • Avoid citrus fruits and also avoid dairy products after vomiting, as having these things will make you vomit more.

Ayurveda Tips

Vomiting: Ginger is used for treating nausea and vomiting caused by morning sickness, motion sickness, pregnancy, indigestion, food poisoning and after surgery sickness. You can add ginger to your tea and drink it daily.

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