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Natural Home Remedies for Acidity: Peaks and Valleys

Natural Home Remedies for Acidity: Peaks and Valleys

November 01, 2019

Acidity is a fairly common problem but very discomforting and painful and in fact, sometimes also very embarrassing. One experiences acidity when the normal digestive process of the body is disturbed and the acid in the stomach increases. This essentially happens because the Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) relaxes abruptly which otherwise should open swiftly to allow the food to pass through it smoothly and close to avoid any inflow of juice or acid from the stomach. When the closing and opening of the LES is hampered, the body experiences digestive disorders such as stomach ache, acid in stomach, gas in stomach, heartburn, and stomach bloating. The severity of acidity symptoms depend on the condition and could be extreme or less bad. While the first choice for most of us would be to quickly get an over-the-counter medicine to cure acidity, but Gas-O-Fast advises you instead go to the kitchen and try these effective home remedies for acidity that could work magically to cure you acidity problem no matter peak (very severe) or valleys (less painful).

Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera is a very valuable plant which provides multiple benefits for the whole body and especially is very effective in acidity treatments. Aloe Vera is rich in anti-inflammatory properties that heal the stomach and soothe the digestive system. If you experience regular acidity symptoms you can consumer one tablespoon of aloe vera juice with a half glass of water or alternatively eat aloe vera products to heal the heartburn. Try eating aloe vera before the meals to promote healthy breakdown of food. Take this remedy when you experience light (valley) acidity symptoms.

Amla or Gooseberries: Amla is packed with anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants such as polyphenolas that promote healthy digestion. It releases gastric juices from the stomach which help in fastening the digestive process. The water and fibre present in amla also helps smooth the digestion. You can boil the amla in water and cut into pieces; add some salt and let it dry in the sun. Consume this when you experience acidity symptoms. Alternatively, you can consumer alma juice or eat 2-3 pieces of fresh amla, though that will be sour. If you want an easy way out, have one tablespoon full of amla murabba every day. Take this remedy when you experience light (valley) acidity symptoms.

Cinnamon: This tiny kitchen ingredient can work wonder in curing flatulence problem and is the quickest and easiest home remedies. Chewing cinnamon after a meal or making cinnamon tea can really help with gas in stomach as this spice works as a natural antacid and settles the stomach improving digestion and absorption. Take this remedy when you experience light (valley) acidity symptoms.

Jeera or Cumin Seeds: Jeera/cumin seeds are enriched with natural oils such as thymol that stimulate salivary glands and promote better digestion. It is also very effectual in reducing acidity, stomach ache and stomach burning. Regular consumption of cumin seeds has also proven to be beneficial for people suffering from diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, and several other related stomach problems. It is extremely low in calories, is anti-congestant, and rich in anti-inflammatory properties that block the crosstalk between the cells and restraining the signaling pathways. You can try Gas-O-Fast Jeera sachet for getting instant relief from acidity or can alternatively boil a tablespoon of Jeera in water for 10 minutes, strain the mix and drink it hot after every meal. Additionally, you can roast Jeera and consume a spoonful of it with water. Take this remedy when you experience severe (peak) acidity symptoms.

Coconut Water: Coconut water turns the body’s pH acidic level into alkaline. It aids the production of mucous in the stomach which restricts production of acid in stomach. Coconut water is also very rich in fibre and hence, it naturally promotes healthy digestion and prevents the re-occurrence of acidity. Take this remedy when you experience light (valley) acidity symptoms.

Ajwain or Carom Seeds: This is one of the most effective and easy home remedies that you can take to cure acidity, as well as gas in stomach, stomach ache, and get instant relief from gas. Ajwain contains thymol that helps in secretion of gastric juices and restores healthy digestion. Take a teaspoon full of ajwain and mix it with some black salt and dried ginger to cure acidity and gas trouble symptoms.  Alternatively, you can also soak three tablespoons of ajwain in lime juice and let it dry. Once done, mix the dried powder with black salt and intake a tablespoon twice a day to get rid of gastric problems permanently. You can also keep Gas-O-Fast Ajwain sachets handy to get instant relief from acidity. Take this remedy when you experience severe (peak) acidity symptoms.

Heeng or Asafoetida: Very widely used in cooking meals, heeng is a boon for people suffering with a gas problem. Enriched with anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, laxative, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic elements, heeng can cure acidity symptoms, gas troubles, flatulence, and irritable bowel syndrome. Heeng is anti-flatulent and hence stops the growth of gut bacteria that produces excess gas and acid in stomach. Take about half tablespoon of heeng powder and mix it with some lukewarm water. Drink the mixture once a day to ensure gas relief. You should also include this magical ingredient in your daily meals as it helps digest heavy food easily. If you do not like the taste of it, you can take some heeng, mix it in lukewarm mustard oil, and massage it on and around your navel for instant relief from gas. You can also add some heeng to your ginger tea; the combination has proven to be extremely successful in curing all kinds of digestive problems. Take this remedy when you experience severe (peak) acidity symptoms.

We urge you try these home remedies for acidity and say good-byes to you acidity troubles. However for quick relief, you can try Gas-O-Fast flavoured sachets that contain digestive properties to easily cure acidity symptoms and other related stomach ailments.

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