Have you ever felt burning in your chest after a meal? Or you feel nausea after waking up in the morning? Are you the one who wants to cure his/her acidity of the stomach without medicines as you are tired of taking them for so long? Then here is good news for you!
The acidity of the stomach can be controlled and cured with simple home remedies or foods. But first, it is important to find out the root cause behind it. Because sometimes it’s not a mere acidity rather it may be a serious illness showing acidity as one of its symptoms. It’s better to consult your gastroenterologist for guidance. You can consult the best gastroenterologist in Lahore through Marham.
Meanwhile, you can also treat your acidity with the following tried and tested home remedies;
Use of fennel seeds
Fennel has a soothing agent Anethole that helps in controlling acidity and reducing flatulence. It helps in the digestion process. It also cures constipation. You can take it in raw form or boil the seeds in water and drink it after meals.
Ginger is very effective in treating acidity. It has a maximum number of anti-inflammatory agents. It also kills bacteria H.pylori that causes acidity. And can also control your nausea due to acidity. You can take raw ginger or drink its tea to treat your acidity.
Cinnamon and Cloves
When comes to spices, they are very beneficial for digestion. Cinnamon and clove also have anti-inflammatory properties. They soothe the lining of the stomach that is affected by excessive acid production. You can make a powder of both spices and take it. Or you can boil them in water and drink it for the rapid results.
Jaggery (Gur) helps in digestion. It helps your intestine to work properly and convert the acidity of your digestive system into an alkaline state. You can eat a small piece of jaggery or drink its juice.
Cumin seeds when crushed and taken with water are very effective in reducing acidity. You can also make cumin decoction (boiling seeds in water) and drink it.
Coconut water is a natural alkaline juice. It also helps in reducing stomach acidity when taken in pure form.
You can also take yogurt if you are not allergic to lactose. Yogurt protects the inner lining of your stomach from the high amount of acid and reduces the pain sensation due to acidity.
Banana and Apples
Bananas are rich in potassium and they protect the stomach layer from its acids by enhancing the production of mucus. It helps in digestion. It is perfect for controlling acidity. Similarly, apples are also very good for reducing acidity.
Mint leaves are very good for digestion. They are natural coolants and reduce the burning sensation. They also reduce acidity. You can take raw mint leaves or soak them in water and drink afterward. Similarly, you can also prepare mint leaves tea for your acidity.
Psyllium (ispaghol) is also effective in treating acidity as it enhances the process of digestion by its laxative properties. You can take it with water for the good results.
These are some of the common home remedies that you can try to control your acidity.
You should consult your gastroenterologist if the situation is out of control or your discomfort is becoming chronic. On Marham, you can consult the best gastroenterologist in Lahore through the website and mobile app.
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