How can Pyloric Stenosis be Managed Naturally in Ayurveda?


Pyloric stenosis is a rare health condition which typically affects infants. In this condition, the opening between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine becomes thick, due to which the digestive process gets affected because the food cannot enter the small intestine. Pyloric stenosis can be managed naturally with the help of some beneficial herbal products available from the renowned herbal manufacturing company, Planet Ayurveda.

Pyloric Stenosis


Pyloric stenosis is a condition which generally affects babies less than six months of age. Nearly one million babies are affected by pyloric stenosis in India every year, with the number of boys affected by the condition being four times higher than that of girls. The condition is more common in first-born babies, and in babies who are born prematurely. Pyloric stenosis is a condition which very rarely affects adults.

Pyloric stenosis is marked by the thickening and abnormal swelling of the pylorus- the muscular valve between the lower part of the stomach and the initial portion of the small intestine. The thickening of the pylorus prevents the food from entering the small intestine from the stomach, thereby hampering the digestive process.

Babies affected by pyloric stenosis frequently vomit out the milk (or other feed) forcefully, because of which they often appear to be hungry all the time. Frequent vomiting can lead to dehydration due to loss of fluid and can cause a mineral (electrolyte) imbalance. The condition can significantly affect the growth and development of the affected babies.

Pyloric stenosis is one of the few disorders which necessitate surgery in newborn babies. The disorder was first described as a health condition affecting infants in 1888. The first surgical procedure for treating the condition was performed by Conrad Ramstedt in 1912.

Cause of Pyloric Stenosis

The exact cause of pyloric stenosis is not clear. The condition is not present at birth; it generally develops a few weeks after birth.

It is believed that pyloric stenosis has a ‘multifactorial trait.’ The condition involves several factors such as genetic and environmental factors which can cause either a congenital anatomic narrowing or functional hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter muscle in affected babies.

Symptoms of Pyloric Stenosis

The symptoms of pyloric stenosis mostly become noticeable in affected babies within 3-5 weeks after birth. Some of the main symptoms are:

  1. Forceful vomiting after feeding
  2. Blood in the vomit
  3. Persistent hunger due to frequent vomiting
  4. Dehydration
  5. Belching
  6. Colic or stomach contractions
  7. Change in bowel movements
  8. Weight loss

Ayurvedic Treatment for Pyloric Stenosis

The treatment of pyloric stenosis is aimed at controlling dehydration and electrolyte problems in affected babies. The condition normally requires surgery, but in the early stages, it can be managed clinically. So that the patient gets rid of it completely. For this, Ayurvedic treatment is an effective treatment option and provides natural management of pyloric stenosis. Planet Ayurveda offers superior herbal products for pyloric stenosis. These products are the following:

Herbal Supplements for Pyloric Stenosis

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1. Chanderprabha Vati

A combination of some effective herbs and other natural ingredients are used for the preparation of these tablets. The ingredients include Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Karpura (Cinnamomum camphora), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Danti (Baliospermum montanum), Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala), Dalchini (Cinnamomumzeylanicum), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum), Chavya (Piper chaba), Vidanga (Embeliaribes), Shilajit (Asphaltum), Sarjikshaar (Sodium carbonate), Yavkshaar (Potassium carbonate), SauvarchalaLavana (Sodium sulphate), Vida Lavana (Black salt), SaindhavaLavana (Rock salt), and Sharkara (Sugar).

The combined ability of the natural ingredients present in these tablets make it beneficial in Pyloric stenosis such as it helps to improve digestion, eliminate toxins from the body, purify the blood, manage genital and urinary tract diseases, and treat bladder-related disorders.

Dosage: Two tablets twice daily with plain water after a meal.

2. Pitta Balance Capsules

The preparation of these capsules involves the use of some beneficial herbs and natural ingredients which include Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Praval Pishti (Coral Calcium), Akik Pishti (Agate Calcium), Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium), Jawar Mohra Pishti (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), and Kamdhudha Ras (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound).

These capsules are effective to manage Pyloric stenosis because the ingredients present in these capsules help to support the digestive system, purify the blood, manage skin disorders, relieve muscular cramps, treat conditions like ulcers and acidity, and balance the Pitta dosha.

Dosage: One capsule twice daily with plain water after a meal.

3. Arogyavardhini Vati

These tablets are considered an excellent natural supplement for promoting health and well-being. These tablets are prepared from a combination of some extremely beneficial herbs and other natural components, including Amalaki (Emblica officianalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia belerica), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Chitrakamoola (Plumbago zeylanica), Katuka (Picorrhiza kurro), Shilajit (Asphaltum), ShudhParad (Purified Mercury), ShudhGandhaka (Purified Sulphur), LauhBhasm (calcined Iron), Abhraka bhasma (Mica), Tamra Bhasma (Copper purified).

These tablets help to manage stomach ailments, treat jaundice, support the functioning of the liver, treat skin disorders, eliminate unwanted fats from the body, and balance the Vata, Pitta, and Kaphadoshas. Thus ArogyavardhiniVati is beneficial for managing Pyloric stenosis.

Dosage: Two tablets twice daily with plain water after a meal.

4. Kanchnaar Guggul Tablets

These tablets are prepared from a combination of useful herbs which have immense medicinal significance. The herbs include Kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegate), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), and Varuna (Crataeva nurvala).

These tablets are very useful in managing Pyloric stenosis as it helps to manage digestive problems, treat tumours/cancers, maintain healthy muscle mass, support the functioning of the kidneys, and treat several conditions including liver cysts, and fistula.

Dosage: Two tablets twice daily with plain water after a meal.

5. Digestion Support Capsules

These capsules are prepared from some potent and well-known herbs which can enhance the functioning of the digestive system. The herbs include Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Jeerak (Cymiumcumium), Sounf (Foeniculum vulgare), Pippali (Piper longum), Dhania (Coriander sativum), and Bahera (Terminalia bellerica).

These capsules can support the digestive process, maintain the natural pH of gastric acid in the stomach, sustain proper metabolism of the body, and balance Vata, Pitta, and Kaphadoshas. Thus Digestion Support capsulesare effective in the case of Pyloric stenosis.

Dosage: One capsule twice daily with plain water after a meal.

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From the above information it has been concluded that managing pyloric stenosis naturally without any side effects, “Ayurveda” is the best option for treatment. And the herbal products of Planet Ayurveda for the management of pyloric stenosis are completely safe to use as the products are formulated from 100% pure herbs and other natural ingredients.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.