Our digestive tract is the only barrier between the external world and our internal system. It is actually an external organ whose primary role is to prevent harmful substances from entering inside us. It is one long tube running through our body comprising of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, intestine and anus. When our digestive system is healthy and flourishing with a proper balance of stomach acids, enzymes and bacteria, it breaks down food perfectly for nourishment and cell repair.
Our gut does not only digest food but is also responsible for our immunity (Our gut wall houses 70% of cells that make up our immune system) and is a house of innumerable bacteria known as “gut microflora” that play an essential role in keeping our gut prim and proper.
When the digestive system is unable to absorb nutrients from the food and eliminate waste, one may experience all kinds of health issues that may seem to be unrelated to your digestion but quite likely are such as headaches, mood issues, weight gain, hormonal and menstrual issues, frequent cold, cough, allergies and fever, lethargy, body pain, mental health issues, sleep and skin problems — no wonder why it is said that “All diseases begin in the gut” – Hippocrates.
Thanks to our mindless and ignorant lifestyle today, we abuse our body with foodless food, unnecessary medications, antacids and antibiotics, toxic drinks and more than required stress, all of which can cause microbial dysbiosis (killing the good bacteria and feeding the bad one). This can manifest as symptoms and conditions such as constipation (which is the first step to cancer), acidity, GERD, bloating, flatulence, ulcers, leaky gut (a cause for allergies and other immune related diseases), I.B.S., gastritis and other gut issues leaving our gut very unhappy.
We believe that gut health can be significantly improved by eliminating the irritants, soothing the gut lining and improving the bacterial population through pre and pro-biotic foods along with de-stressing techniques and necessary carminative foods, herbs and supplementation.