Stomach Coldness and Its Treatment

Stomach coldness and its treatments.

Stomach coldness and its treatments.

One of the adverse effects of today’s lifestyle is the reduction of the health level of society.

Indiscretions in choosing food, table setting, dining etiquette, etc. has caused countless problems. One of the undesirable consequences of these incorrect manners is stomach problems, including stomach coldness.

In this article we will examine the question of what is stomach coldness and what are the symptoms of a cold stomach and we will discuss and in the following we will tell you the solutions for the immediate getting rid of cold stomach in traditional medicine.

Factors Causing Cold And Wet Stomach Mal-Temperament

Before we know what is cold stomach, we need to know what is its cause? Stomach coldness is caused by the predominance of phlegm on the stomach and digestive system, and to get rid of it, the excess phlegm must be removed from the body.

Among the causes of cold stomach, the following can be mentioned:

  • The main cause of cold stomach is drinking water and cold drinks.
  • Excessive consumption of cold and wet foods, especially yogurt, cucumber, ice cream, cold water, fish, cheese, etc.
Cold stomach symptoms.
  • Consuming cold foods in breakfast such as cheese, tomato, cucumber, cold milk, etc.
  • Drinking water or eating fruit immediately after sleep, long exercise, sex, long hunger, etc.
  • Consuming heavy and slow-digesting food that the stomach cannot fully digest. Beef, pasta, fruits, beans, most legumes if they are          not cooked well, hard-boiled eggs, noodles, pasta, lasagna, etc.
  • Prolonged hunger and overeating are other causes of cold stomach.
  • Eating fast and hastily.
  • Consuming unnecessary snacks also causes stomach cold.
  • Consuming liquids with food or with a short interval after food.
  • Consuming foods that interfere with digestion with food, such as yogurt, tomato and cucumber salad, etc.
  • Sleeping on the stomach is one of the other causes of cold stomach.
  • Inactivity, and vice versa, too much exercise in a row.
  • Sexual activity with a full stomach.
  • Not keeping the stomach and abdomen warm.

Undoubtedly, it is necessary to avoid the mentioned items in order to get rid of cold stomach and improve problems such as indigestion, sour belching, drooling, flatulence, stomach pain, heaviness after eating.

Cold and wet stomach mal-temperament.

Cold And Wet Stomach Mal-Temperament Symptoms

Predominance of coldness and dryness in the stomach not only causes stomach problems and food digestion disorders, but also causes many diseases due to the connection between the stomach, brain and reproductive system. All kinds of headaches, infertility problems and delay in menstruation, anemia, etc. are among them. Also, among the symptoms of stomach cold, the following can be mentioned:

  • Pickling.
  • Stomach bloating accompanying pain
  • Indigestion.
  • Abdominal size enlargement.
  • Nausea and lethargy.
  • Burning sensation in esophagus and stomach
  • Stomachache
  • Abdominal muscle spasm shows the symptoms of cold stomach.
  • Diarrhea or sometimes constipation.
  • Food is digested slowly.
  • Increase in hunger
  • Feel less thirsty
  • Acidic burp
  • Enjoying eating light food
  • The complexion turns into yellow and white.
  • Excessive drooling
  • Hating wet foods such as soups
  • Note that these mentioned symptoms may vary in each person.

Stomach Coldness Treatment In Traditional Medicine

Cold stomach treatment is very important because it prevents from getting new diseases. Therefore, take cold stomach treatment seriously and try for it. The following methods are suggested for the treatment of cold stomach in traditional medicine:

Cold stomach treatment.
  1. One of the ways to immediately cure stomach coldness is to chew food well and concentrate while eating.
  2. Reducing the amount of food and stopping eating before being full is one of the methods for immediate treatment of stomach coldness at home.
  3. Rubbing the abdomen with olive oil, mastic oil, Quince fruit oil, rose oil and gently dry cupping the abdomen under the supervision of a traditional medicine expert.
  4. Among the other ways to immediately treat a cold stomach is regular and moderate exercise, especially before meals.
  5. One of the other ways to treat stomach coldness is to consume light and easily digestible foods.
  6. Consuming warm breakfasts such as fruit honey jam, half-cooked egg yolk, almond milk, etc. is one of the useful solutions for treating cold stomach in traditional medicine.
  7. If you use milk for breakfast, it must be heated and consume with some honey and cinnamon. This is one of the other methods of immediate treatment of stomach coldness at home.
  8. Consumption of digestive aids with food, such as thyme leaves, dill, mastic, cumin, saffron, etc. In a small amount and of course with the doctor’s advice.
  9. Fasting, consuming thick honey syrup or a spoonful of honey.
  10. People who suffer from indigestion, constipation due to coldness, and have a cold body or stomach, should observe moderation in yogurt consumption and should not eat thin sour yogurt in any way.
  11. Usually, those who have a cold temperament cannot resist not eating, so their stomachs should be warmed first with medicines. Of course, you don’t need to use only medicines to warm your stomach, you can examine the ways of warming the stomach in traditional medicine and use it.
  12. Our advice to these people is to use warm medicinal herbs such as ginger and cinnamon. Of course, it should be noted that the amount of these medicines is different for each person, but in general, it is better to use one gram of these medicines daily. Keep in mind the contraindications regarding ginger or cinnamon because it may cause problems for you due to continuous and frequent use.
  13. The combination of peppermint hydrosol and Plantago seed is known as a potion for digestive problems and relieves bloating, spasms and gastritis like water on fire.

Prescriptions of Traditional Iranian Medicine to Treat Stomach Coldness

  1. Mix 10 grams of each black myrobalan (Terminalia chebula Retz.), amla (Phyllanthus emblica), ginger, black seed (Nigella sativa L.), cardamom, ajwain seed (Trachyspermum ammi), cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.), common polypody (Polypodium vulgare L.), and Gentiana (Gentiana lutea L.) and grind it. Make a stiff paste with a little honey and make pills the size of hazelnuts. Put one in your mouth every morning, noon and night and swallow it with water.
  2. Eat bread with cheese, fresh mint and tarragon leaves every morning.
  3. Eat bread with cheese and dates every morning.
  4. Mix equal amounts of Agarikon (Fomitopsis officinalis), dodder (Cuscuta epithymum), amla (Phyllanthus emblica) and rock candy and grind them well. Every morning on an empty stomach, put a dessert spoon of it in your mouth and swallow it with water.
  5. Peel the fresh parsley root and eat it.
  6. Every day, mix and brew 5 grams of Shirazi thyme (Thymus serpyllum L.), marjoram (Origanum majorana L.) and germander (Teucrium chamaedrys). Then filter it and mix it with a little honey and drink it.
  7. Dissolve 15 grams of Astragalus Manna in hot water and drink every day.
  8. Dissolve a teaspoon of baking soda in half a cup of cold water and drink it.
  9. Boil 2 grams of valerian root (Valeriana officinalis L.) and common polypody (polypodium vulgare L.) each, filter the decoction and sweeten it with honey and drink it.
  10. Take 15 grams of each of ajwain seed (Trachyspermum ammi), cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) and anise (Pimpinella anisum) with 150 grams of grated rock candy, one tablespoon a day.
  11. Make a suppository by mixing some astragalus manna, red sugar, manna of hedysarum and put it inside the anus.
  12. Massage the stomach with castor oil and cover it with a hot towel or put a hot water bag on it.
  13. Half-burn the rock candy on the fire, grind it and mix it with rose water and some water and drink it.
  14. Dissolve seventy-five grams of grape sap with water and drink.
  15. Vomit and then eat a glass of boiling water with rock candy.
  16. Boil 3 grams of dodder (Cuscuta epithymum) and drink it with rock candy.
  17. Brew 5 grams of chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.), yarrow (Achillea millefolium L.), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), marjoram (Origanum majorana L.), and germander (Teucrium chamaedrys) and drink it twice a day for three days.
  18. Sprinkle black seeds (Nigella sativa L.), fenugreek, sesame and cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) on the bread and cook and eat it. (repeat this for seven days)
  19. Eat 1 piece of pounded black myrobalan (Terminalia chebula Retz.) every night and add one piece every night until it reaches 40 pieces and then decrease 1 piece every night until it reaches to one piece.
  20. Make a mixture of 15 grams of anise (Pimpinella anisum), ajwain seed (Trachyspermum ammi), walnut kernels, and rock candy and make a soft mixture and eat one tablespoon a day in the morning before breakfast.
  21. Prepare saffron as much as 3 chickpeas, 6 grams of moldavian balm seeds (Dracocephalum Moldavica L.), and 6 grams of mountain basil seeds (Ocimum basilicum L.) and grind them well. Add 100 grams of rose water, 100 grams of musk willow hydrosol (Salix aegyptiaca L.) and 100 grams of honey to them and mix them well. Eat 2 tablespoons of it every morning, noon, and night.
  22. 40 days, eat a dessert spoon of honey every morning on an empty stomach.
  23. Boil 3 grams of common polypody (Polypodium vulgare L.) and 3 grams of black cardamom (Amomum subulatom). Filter the decoction, make it sweet and drink it in the morning before breakfast.
  24. Boil 3 grams of Gentiana (Gentiana lutea L.) and common polypody (Polypodium vulgare L.) each, strain and sweeten the decoction with honey and drink.


Stomach coldness is one of the problems that may appear as a result of wrong lifestyle or self-neglect and it brings many problems with it. Therefore, it is necessary to first know what a cold stomach is and then to treat a cold stomach.



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