TRIKATU LEHYA: Take equal quantities of Dry Ginger, Pepper and Hippili and powder. Add enough Ghee and Jaggary and boil. When it becomes like wax, cool it. Take a teaspoon of this Lehya everyday.
Powder Pepper and add to Asafoetida powder. Stir into a tablespoon of hot water and take twice a day.
An easy way to prepare Aniseed infusion is to mix a teaspoon of Aniseed in a cup of boiling water and leave it covered overnight. The clear fluid is then decanted and taken with honey.
Take Tejpatta regularly in vegetables and curries. It reduces the possibility of the gas formation in intestine.
Adding Asafoetida to foodstuffs helps digestion and prevents flatulence. Ground Cardamom seeds mixed with Ginger, Cloves and Coriander are an effective remedy for indigestion.
Prepare a decoction by boiling 6 Cloves in 30 ml of water. This should be taken thrice daily after meals as a carminative medicine.
Prepare an infusion by boiling a tablespoon of Fennel seeds in 100 ml of water for half an hour. Even chewing them is good for bad breath, constipation, indigestion and vomiting.
A teaspoon of Fenugreek seeds should be soaked overnight in a cup of water. The next morning, the water should be drunk and seeds eaten. Chewing a small one 2.5cm. long piece of Ginger with a little salt before meals, improves the appetite and taste and cleanses the tongue and throat.
Tulsi activates the element of “Fire” in the body. It is a remedy for gas and it acts against toxins.
Lick the chutney made by grinding the Mint leaves and Garlic without adding salt or anything sour. This makes the trapped gas go down. Follow it by lukewarm milk. This will clear the gas. Then walk briskly and let your body sweat a bit. Eat only light food.
Have lots of Carrots and Radishes to prevent its occurrence.
Wind caused trouble cannot afflict the body if you take Alum daily. It gives both heat and cold effect to the body as needed. It is called “Tridosha harini” as it keeps the three basic humours of the body in their ideal states.