Hiccups are characterized by the sharp inspiratory sound produced with the spasm of glottis and diaphragm. In Ayurveda it is known as hikka roga. Depending upon the doshas involved in the pathogenesis of the disease, different types of symptoms are manifested.
The ash of peacock feather is considered to be the best therapy for the condition .it is given in a dose of 0.125gm. four to six times a day ,mixed with honey, eladi bati, which contains cardaman as an important ingredient, is popularly given for the treatment of this condition .it is given with honey to be sucked in a dose of one tablet four to six times a day.
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