Top 8 Natural Home Remedies For Gas Pain
In this article, will take a look at top 8 natural home remedies for gas pain and indigestion.
Ginger has been used for a digestive stimulant for centuries. It causes the digestive system to work at a more accelerated pace. Gas is caused when food is not completely or too slowly digested, leaving the food to sit in the intestines and ferment thus, producing the gas bubbles.
Take a ginger root and shave some of the ginger into a tea leaf container, place the container in a boiling pot of water and create a tea. Drink the tea to help reduce gas. CAUTION: too much ginger consumption can lead to diarrhea, irritation of the mouth and heart burn.
#2. Angostura Bitters
Angostura is a liquid flavoring concentrate that can be used as a home remedy to help diminish stomach pains and help soothe other digestive problems.
The bitters works by increasing the production of enzymes, bile and gastric acid that help pass food particles through the digestive system so quickly. Mix a few drops of angostura bitters into a glass of water or orange juice and drink to help reduce flatulence.
Cumin is a natural remedy closely related to parsley. It is said that the smell of the herb alone can get your digestive system working.
Cumin provokes the pancreas into releasing enzymes and bile, which helps reduce gas. You can take a capsule of cumin extract or eat food seasoned with cumin.
Cinnamon is another natural home remedy that has soothing properties and helps prevent further fermentation, decreasing the discomfort from gas.
Take a glass of warm milk and milk in 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of honey and drink the mixture to help get rid of gas. As an alternative you can make a cinnamon tea by steeping powdered cinnamon into a cup of hot water.
Buttermilk is one of the best natural remedies that has soothing properties to help reduce the upset stomach and reduce flatulence.
To amplify to result, it is best to mix buttermilk with celery seeds and black salt. Begin by grinding the black salt and celery seeds to make a powder. Mix the powder with the buttermilk and drink the solution for the best results.
#6. Lemon Juice & Baking Soda
By mixing these two compounds, you can make your own home made antacid! Although it won’t taste good at all, it will help reduce the discomfort of gas and bloating. Take the juice from a whole lemon and put it in a glass.
Add in 2 tablespoons a baking soda and wait for the fizzing to stop, then add in water and mix until all the baking soda is completely dissolved. Drink the mixture and the gas should go away in 30 minutes to an hour.
#7. Apple Cider Vinegar
Although it won’t taste very nice, apple cider vinegar will soothe the stomach and give you almost instant relief from gas and bloating. Take a glass of warm water and add in 2 tablespoons of the vinegar. Allow the mixture to cool and drink to help with indigestion discomfort.
#8. Peppermint Tea
Peppermint has relaxing properties that help ease the digestive tract, which allows for food particles to pass through more easily. By making a tea from peppermint leaves, you can reduce bloating and gas while having a nice little pick me up at the same time!
Bring a pot of water to a boil and add in some peppermint leaves, or peppermint extract, along with some honey for a bit of sweetness. Let the tea cool and drink a whole glass, after about 30 minutes you should have relief from gas and it tastes a lot better than some other home remedies!