Home Remedies for Indigestion

Home Remedies for Indigestion

  • Baking Soda (അപ്പക്കാരം) - Baking soda has sodium bicarbonate that acts as an antacid helping to neutralise stomach acid. Sodium bicarbonates react with the excess formation of hydrochloric acid to break down the effect of the acid in your stomach. It also detoxifies the digestive system relieving you from heartburn and indigestion. You can take baking soda with water or with honey and even lemon, whichever suits you best.\

  • Ginger (ഇഞ്ചി) – Ginger contains antioxidants including gingerols that are known for relieving indigestion and nausea. Its phenolic compounds are believed to reduce gastric contractions and relieve gastrointestinal irritation. It is also known to reduce inflammation.

  • Fennel Seeds (പെരുഞ്ചീരകം) – Fennel seeds consist certain oil compounds including fenchone and estragole that are responsible for preventing or removing the gas from the intestinal tract. These volatile oils also help boost the production of gastric juices, initiating a smooth digestive process. It also has antispasmodic properties that help to relax muscle cells that line the respiratory system, stomach and intestines. You can drink fennel tea or even consume the seeds with water.

  • Carom Seeds (അയമോദകം) - Carom seed  is known to cure various digestive disorders including indigestion, acidity, flatulence, et al. The active enzymes in Carom seed help in boosting the digestive system by facilitating gastric juices. Take Carom seed with water for about a week and you can see the difference. You can also consume Carom seed powder with water that is generally done to relieve from gastric problems.

  • Gooseberry (നെല്ലിക്ക) - gooseberry has various aphrodisiac, diuretic, laxative, carminative, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. These properties help stimulate your digestive process, further curing indigestion, heartburn or acidity.

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