Who does not like to eat those delicious food items that make your taste buds feel like heaven, but not only are those unhealthy, but also cause a lot of discomfort because they lead to acidity, stomach gas, stomach bloating, heartburn, stomach ache, and often vomiting. Indigestion in all its forms is very uneasy and is often a symptom of gastrointestinal problems such as stomach ulcers, gastritis or acid reflux. While we all experience indigestion and vomiting at one point or the other, what is more important is to be aware of the best home remedies for curing these problems. Instead of taking over-the-counter medicines, Gas-O-Fast suggests you try these kitchen herbs to be free from indigestion and vomiting issues.
Peppermint is a very effective home remedy for indigestion. It is enriched with antispasmodic and relaxing properties that enhance the digestive process of the body and ensure that there is no formation of gas in the stomach. Drinking peppermint tea calms the muscles of the stomach and promotes the smooth flow of bile that aids better breakdown and digestion of fats. You can keep Gas-O-Fast Pudina sachets handy to get instant relief from gas, stomach ache, stomach burning, acidity, and heartburn. 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.
Fennel tea is a very useful home remedy for indigestion and vomiting. It is an effective aid to digestion, helping the stomach muscles to function properly and relax when required. Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties reduce the stress in the gastrointestinal tract relieving the body of acidity, stomach ache, heartburn, gas in the stomach, and stomach cramps. Boil a handful of fennel seeds in water for about 10 minutes, strain the mixture, and drink it hot twice a day.
Not just a fancy tea, Chamomile tea is very efficient in curing indigestion and vomiting caused because of indigestion. The tea eases the gut discomfort and reduces acid in the stomach, while at the same time its anti-inflammatory properties reduce the stomach ache. The tea relaxes the gastrointestinal tract, causing the vomiting to stop and gas in the stomach, acid in the stomach to pass through easily. You can take chamomile tea sachets from the market and place one tea bag in a cup of boiling water; drink this hot after every meal or when you experience indigestion.
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
This all-rounder, magical kitchen ingredient cures indigestion and other stomach troubles such as gas in the stomach, stomach burning, stomach bloating, stomach ache and acidity. The presence of enzymes and digestive properties in ACV amp up the digestive process and help the body to smoothly breakdown food, thus allowing juices to flow in the right path. You can take one tablespoon of ACV with a glass of warm water every day to reduce the stomach burning sensation. You can also add honey if you like.
Fennel Seeds or sauf possess properties that can calm the digestive tract relieving you of indigestion and related symptoms such as vomiting, acid in the stomach, stomach bloating, stomach ache, and heartburn. Fennel seeds are rich with estragole, fenchone, and anethole, which contribute to the plant's antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. You can take a tablespoon of fennel seeds and consume it after each meal to aid digestion or alternatively, you can take half a tablespoon of fennel seeds and boil it in a cup of water for 5 minutes. Once through, strain the mix and drink the mixture hot whenever you experience indigestion, nausea or vomiting. You can also keep Gas-0-Fast Sauf sachets handy to get instant relief from gas and indigestion.
Because of being carminative in nature, cloves help to cure digestive problems such as gas in the stomach, acidity, nausea, vomiting, and heartburn. You can include cloves in your everyday cooking recipes especially kidney beans and black grams. Make a powder mix of cloves and cardamom (in the same quantity) and drink it every day on an empty stomach to cure the gas in the stomach and acidity. Alternatively, you could also add a clove to boiling water while making tea and strain it to drink it hot.
Lemon is alkaline in nature and aids the smooth digestion process. It also neutralizes the acid in the stomach while also supplying Vitamin C to the body. Lemon contains citric acid which keeps indigestion problems at bay. Lemon interacts with other enzymes in the stomach and stimulates the secretion of gastric juices. You can take one full-size lemon, squeeze it in a boiling cup of water and drink it hot after meals or drink it on empty stomach in the morning by adding some honey to it.
Apart from these home remedies for indigestion, you can also try Gas-O-Fast when you experience indigestion symptoms such as stomach bloating, heartburn, acidity, stomachache, vomiting, etc. More so, certain lifestyle changes - such as adequate sleep, healthy weight, physical exercise, lighter meals, a walk after meals, etc. - also aid a smooth digestion process.
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