Ayurvedic treatment for Colic pain

Colic pain

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Colic pain


Most infants with colic eventually get better by the time they are 4- 6 months old. Unless there are serious signs or the baby stops crying after a few hours of feeding, there is nothing to worry.

Simple changes in diet and lifestyle and some herbs may help relieve the symptoms and prevent colic in children. Number of Ayurvedic herbs and formulas are effective to relive colic in children.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • The mother’s diet while breastfeeding should be carefully chosen to avoid colic in the baby.
  • The mother should have a diet as light as possible and easy to digest during this condition.
  • Foods high in carbohydrates and starch should be avoided.
  • Fried foods, spices and condiments should also not be taken.
  • Fresh fruits and boiled vegetables and vegetable soup should form the major part of the diet. Fats should be avoided.
  • Adequate amounts of water should be consumed.
  • Breastfeedingmothers should avoid too many milk products caffeine, onions, cabbage, beans, broccoli, and other gas-producing, irritating foods.
  • If the baby is formula fed, a change in the brand may help ease the colic.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Some of the tips to prevent and ease colic include –

  • Feed the baby correctly to reduce gas ingestion
  • Burp the baby after meals to remove the ingested gas and ease the colic
  • Avoid anxiety or stress in mother
  • Some babies seem to be soothed by rhythmic, steady movements, like rocking gently or by gentle sounds
  • Baby massages and worm baths also help ease the colic

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