Haven’t we all experienced the abdominal discomfort, burning sensation, gas in stomach, or bloating after having food? Well, that is classic indigestion – a process where you experience continuous or recurrent pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen. Though the symptoms are mild, one may also experience vomiting, nausea, heartburn, belching, farting, hiccupping, and foul-mouth smell. Ingestion is fairly common, and one might experience it due to various reasons such as overeating, eating oily and spicy food, lying down after a heavy meal, eating too fast, drinking too much alcohol, etc.
Apart from these, indigestion can also occur due to underlying problems such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - GERD, ulcers, gallbladder disease, or gastric troubles.
Various over-the-counter medicines are available for indigestion; you can grab one Gas-O-Fast sachet in guava, orange or lemon flavor and get quick relief from indigestion. More so, you can also get a hand on some very effective home remedies to ensure you curb the problem permanently. Gas-O-Fast’s home remedies for indigestion are sure to bring you instant relief from gas and are very effective home remedies for heartburn.
Peppermint tea is known as one of the most effectual home remedies for indigestion. Peppermint is enriched with antispasmodic and relaxant properties that promote healthy digestion and no clogging of gas in the stomach. Peppermint very effectively calms the stomach muscles and enhances the flow of bile which helps in digestion of fats. To get instant relief from gas, stomach ache, stomach burning, acidity, and heartburn – you can get Gas-O-Fast Pudina from the nearest chemist shop. Alternatively, you can boil a few peppermint leaves in water for approximately 15-20 minutes, strain the mixture, and drink it hot post all three meals of the day.
Another great home remedy for indigestion is to drink chamomile tea as needed, depending on the severity of symptoms. As a relaxant herb, chamomile is very useful in curing indigestion. Say goodbye to that gas problem, bloated stomach, heartburn, and abdominal pain by drinking a large cup of hot chamomile tea every day. The antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and relaxing properties of chamomile fasten the dispelling of stomach gas and soothe the muscles of the intestines enabling food to pass through smoothly leading to enhanced digestive process; it also reduces the stress level leading to lower heartburn. Take chamomile tea sachets or boil chamomile leaves in water for 5 minutes, strain the mixture, and drink it hot. You can also add some honey, lemon or any other flavor to this tea, as per preference.
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
ACV is the magical kitchen ingredient that is a solution to so many problems including indigestion. It is an all-rounder and can cure indigestion swiftly relieving you of the discomfort and abdominal pain or even nausea and vomiting issues. ACV is full of enzymes and digestive properties that amp up the digestive process and flush out harmful toxins. Consuming a tablespoon of raw, unpasteurized ACV each day with a glass of warm water can reduce digestion issues, stomach gas, bloating, acidity, stomach gas pain, and various other stomach gas troubles.
This is an ingredient that resolves not only the issue of indigestion but also helps in curing multiple other health problems. Ginger as a home remedy for indigestion can reduce the excess acid produced by the stomach, causing indigestion. Its carminative properties help to expel stomach gas and calm the stomach relieving you of acidity, stomach gas, cramps, and indigestion. Apart from this, you can grate an inch of ginger in a cup of water and leave it to boil for 5 minutes. Once done, strain the water and drink it hot after 30 minutes of food every day. You can add honey or lemon per taste. Also, you could get some ginger candies, drink ginger ale, or make some ginger water with lemon that you can consume throughout the day.
Easy and quick home remedy – Baking soda is a very helpful cure for indigestion and stomach gas. Baking soda functions as an antacid cures indigestion and counteracts the hydrochloric acid in the stomach relieving you of indigestion. Mix one small tablespoon of baking soda with a glass of lukewarm water and drink the solution daily. It has been proven an extremely effective home remedy to the heartburn and acidity. This home remedy should be taken with care without exceeding the recommended limit. You can take 1/2 tablespoon of baking soda with 8 ounces of water and repeat this for better results but not more than seven times a day.
These home remedies are sure to help you with your discomfort and stomach ache due to indigestion but might take a little time and continued dosages to show results. However, in cases of quick and easiest relief, try the Ayurvedic goodness of Gas-O-Fast in flavors as per your taste and say goodbye to indigestion swiftly.
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