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Symptoms | Poop | Elimination | 3+ bowel movements a day
3+ bowel movements a day Ayurvedic Perspectives

3+ bowel movements a day


Written by John Immel, Asheville, NC
Unless a person eats a large amount of fiber, Ayurveda suggests that normally a person will have 1-2 bowel movements per day. 3 or more bowel movements per day could be a sign of malabsorption of nutrients from food resulting from weak digestion. Frequent bowel movements can cause significant loss of electrolytes, draining your energy and sapping your vitality.

Frequent bowel movements may be a sign your bowels are irritated. You may also experience frequent bowel movements before a stressful event, such as performing in front of a large group.

The ideal stool resembles a banana in size and shape, with a deep brown color that it neither too light nor too dark.

Aggravated Doshas & Qualities

Symptoms Tell A Story

The first step to healing is learning patterns from your symptoms. Symptoms are clues that reveal underlying imbalances, showing you where your body is weak. Specifically, they reveal the doshas & qualities that may have become aggravated. If you notice a quality or dosha appears next to many of your symptoms, it helps you establish a pattern that may be systemic.

3+ bowel movements a day indicates one or more of the following doshas and qualities are imbalanced:

Vata aggravatingPitta aggravatingDigestive Effects Help
LiquidHotColdClear
SourSaltyPungent

Key: V = Vata, P = Pitta, K = Kapha. A slash through a dosha means it an aggravated dosha. To learn more about the symbols above, click on them.

Stage of Disease: 1 - Affecting Digestion

If you have symptoms in this category, your body is sending you a warning sign. Ayurveda recommends paying careful, close attention to correct these warning signs before they weaken your body's resistance.

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herbal remedies & natural products for 3+ bowel movements a day

Please review these herbs & products below to determine which ones might be helpful for 3+ bowel movements a day.

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Amalaki
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
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Ayurveda's most popular herb detoxifies while it rejuvenates! Especially useful for inflammation of the GI tract.

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Mung Bean - Split
Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
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Shelled mung bean is used for cleansing in Ayurveda. It is easy to digest.

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Red Root
Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
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Lymphatic cleanser strong enough for adults but also safe for children. Often used for ear, nose, & throat conditions and swollen lymph nodes.

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Red Root Tincture
Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
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Lymphatic cleanser strong enough for adults but also safe for children. Often used for ear, nose, & throat conditions and swollen lymph nodes.

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Bilva
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Supports proper function of the bowels and promotes healthy stool formation

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Anti-Diarrhea Tea
Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
$23.00
Gentle astringents and anti-inflammatory herbs blended to ease chronic diarrhea

The following herbal actions and effects have been traditionally suggested for '3+ bowel movements a day'.

HeavyEasyCold
SaltyAstringent
Pharmacological Effects
About Pharmacological Effects
The list of actions below have not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Anti-InflammatoryAntimicrobialBurns-ToxinsRebuilds-FluidsTonic
ConstipativeDigestiveStyptic

Diet for 3+ bowel movements a day

A diet rich in these foods & nutritional supplements may help re-balance the aggravated qualities and doshas in 3+ bowel movements a day.
Apple (cooked)Vata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingApple (raw)Vata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
BlueberryVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravatingCinnamonVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
CranberryVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingGrapeVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravating
HibiscusVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingHoneyVata aggravatingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifying
MilletVata aggravatingPitta aggravatingKapha pacifyingMung BeanVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
NutmegVata pacifyingPitta aggravatingKapha aggravatingPearsVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
PersimmonsVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravatingPlantainsVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying
PomegranateVata aggravatingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingPoppy SeedVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha aggravating
Rose PetalsVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifyingRose WaterVata pacifyingPitta pacifyingKapha pacifying

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