Anti-inflammatory (Shothahara) Foods & Herbs List: An Ayurveda Perspective
Anti-inflammatory Recipes Anti-inflammatory Ingredients Anti-inflammatory Herbs & Supplements
AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
Antiinflammatory herbs generally fall under these categories
OTHER HERB ACTIONS AFFECTING IMMUNE-SYSTEM
HELPFUL FOR*'Anti-inflammatory' may be helpful for these symptoms and causes below.
Blood and CirculationAtherosclerosis, Autoimmune Disorders, Bloodshot Eyes, Bright red lips, face or palms, Enlarged Spleen, General Inflammation, Heart Attack, Hepatitis (Past/Current), High Blood Pressure, Liver Degeneration, Liver Sore, Puffy under eyes / Bags, Teeth marks on tongue edges, Varicose Veins, Yellow eyes / sclera, Yellow tongue coating
BonesAches & Pains - General, Ankle pain, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Joint pain, Joint pain in fingers, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Swollen joints, Tendinitis, Wrist Pain
DigestionAbdominal surgery, Acid Reflux, Anal Itching, Appendicitis, Burning abdominal pain, Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, Discomfort in abdomen, Diverticulosis / Diverticulitis, Food allergy, Gastritis, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Gum inflammation, H pylori infection, Hemorrhoids, Hyperacidity, Leaky Gut Syndrome, Pain above belly button, Pancreatic Insufficiency, Sharp abdominal pain, Sores inside mouth, Strong hunger, Traveler's Diarrhea, Ulcerative Colitis, Vomiting Blood, Wheat Intolerance
Kidney Bladder UrinaryBladder / Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Blood in urine, Burning/painful urination, Chronic Kidney Disease / Renal Disease, Interstitial Cystitis, Kidney / Bladder Stones, Sensitive / Overactive Bladder
LifestyleSedentary Desk / Computer Job
Mind Stress SleepAnger, irritable, ambitious, analytical, Conflict makes me angry, irritable, Easily insulted / sensitive, Tobacco Cigarette Smoker (Current), Tobacco Cigarette Smoker (Past)
Poop3+ bowel movements a day, Alternating Diarrhea / Constipation, Diarrhea, Diarrhea quickly after eating, Explosive elimination, Frothy Stool / with Bubbles, Pencil stool - thin & long, Soft Stool, Stool entirely liquid, no solid pieces, Stool in mushy pieces mixed with liquid, Stool thick mud, Tarry black stools, Yellow stool
Reproductive HealthAbortion (Past, Recent or Considering), Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Pain in testicles, Vaginal Inflammation
Respiratory HealthAir Pollution Exposure (Current), Animal/dander allergy, Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), Cystic-Fibrosis, Detergent allergy, Dust allergy, Ear pain/infection, Emphysema, Lungs Irritated / Inflamed, Mold allergy, Pneumonia, Post nasal drip, Runny nose, Seasonal allergies, Stuffed nose (can't breathe), Tightness in Chest when Breathing, Wheezing
SkinAcne - general, Acne - painful, Eczema, Heat aggravates my skin, Hives, Inflamed skin, Itchy skin, Psoriasis, Red/flushed skin, Rosaceae, Skin red after mild abrasion, Skin sensitivity to chemicals, Sun damage/burn
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.
John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.
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