Role of Takra (Ayurvedic Probiotic) in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Sourabh Gupta Associate Professor, Department of Kumar bhritya, Guru Nanak Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Punjab.
Keywords: Takra, Buttermilk, Probiotics, Ayurveda


Gastrointestinal disorders can be grouped as functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) without an organic cause based on the systems and part of the Gastrointestinal (GI) system affected. Probiotics are called "good" or "helpful" bacterias as they help keep our gut healthy. probiotics have been extensively studied in detail in infectious gastroenteritis, antibiotic-associated diarrhea etc., gastrointestinal disorders. As the probiotics are the fermented products, Takra can be considered as an Ayurvedic probiotic which is being used since centuries in Grahani etc., Rogas. The present study evaluates the effect of the Takra or the buttermilk in the management of gastrointestinal disorders. A detailed study of Takra is shown having multiple benefits and very effective in increasing the good bacterias of the gastrointestinal system, and thereby decreasing the bad bacterias and play a very important role in maintenance of the gastrointestinal health. Consumption of Takra, an Ayurevdic probiotic in our daily meals helps to promote the intestinal immunity and prevention of the gastrointestinal disorders.


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Sourabh Gupta. Role of Takra (Ayurvedic Probiotic) in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders. IJRAPS [Internet]. 2021Sep.30 [cited 2023May29];5(4):529-35. Available from: