Distension of the stomach and intestine owing to excess of wind in the system, it is called `Adhmana’ in Ayurveda.


  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Breathlessness
  • Headache
  • Sleeplessness

Root Causes

  • Aerophagia, or swallowing of air.
  • Faulty dietary habits like eating too fast or eating too spicy food.
  • Logical factors as anxiety, fear and grief.
  • Hyper-salivation due to gastritis.
  • Reflex from angina or chronic cholecystitis.
  • Fermentation in gastro-intestinal tract due to inadequately cooked starchy foods.
  • Deficiency of pachaka pitta or disorder of samana vata.

Healing Options

Ayurvedic Supplements
             Gaisantak Bati
             Hingwastak Churna
             Ajwain Ark
  • Avoid pulses, beans, and fatty foods.
  • Have lots of curd and buttermilk.
  • Take rest after having a full meal.
  • Drive your worries away.
  • Peacock (Mayurasan)
  • Knee to Chest (Pawan Muktasan)
  • Leg Raises