5 Natural Cures For Gas

Natural Cures For Gas

Gas, bloating and flatulence can not only be extremely uncomfortable but also very embarrassing at times. Medication helps temporarily but it is always advisable to stick to natural cures if possible and avoid any kind of medication.

Here are a few natural cures that might be able to help you feel better.

Natural Cures For Gas

Ginger Root

Ginger Root

Ginger root juice has been popular among people for years, to treat gas and flatulence. Dilute 2 tablespoons of ginger root juice and have it after meals. Do not take more than twice per day. Ginger root juice also helps in digestion. So, don’t think that you can use it only when you are suffering from gas or flatulence. Whenever you need a digestive help, take a teaspoon of the juice, dilute it with water and have it after meals.

Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds

You must have noticed that most Indian restaurants offer fennel seeds before you leave the restaurant. Ever wondered why? It is because after a heavy, spicy Indian meal, fennel seeds help prevent gas formation and flatulence. So, whenever you think you ate a little more than you should have or the food was a wee bit too spicy for your digestive system, just chew half a teaspoon of raw fennel seeds and follow it with a glass of cold water. Gas, gone!

Baking Soda And Lemon Juice

Baking Soda And Lemon Juice

The fizz of soda will help relieve a gas problem in a few seconds. There are many soda based medicines available in the market, but it is better you go the natural way. Just add some lemon juice to a teaspoon of baking soda and dilute the mix with water. Sip this liquid slowly. You will soon start feeling much better.

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Chilled Milk

Chilled Milk

There are times when it is too late for prevention. For example, you have a delicious meal that is oily and  spicy enough to make you feel bloated and uncomfortable, you need a quick natural cure to relieve yourself. Check out if there is a cup of milk in the refrigerator. Just one cup is enough to do the trick. Do not add anything to the milk, just drink it as cold as possible. You will feel the result in just a few minutes.

Carom Seeds

Carom Seeds

Carom seeds, a common household herb in India known as “Ajwain” works wonders to cure flatulence, gas or indigestion. These seeds can either be chewed raw or processed to make concentrated solution that treats a burning chest, an acid re-flux  or a bloated feeling in just a few minutes. The best way to prevent gas is by soaking a teaspoon of carom seeds in water and leave it overnight. Early in the morning strain the seeds and have the water on an empty stomach. This will help in maintaining a balanced secretion of enzymes and hence a proper functioning of the digestive system. Next time when you are drinking to your heart’s glory keep a few natural cure tips up your sleeve. Rather than popping  a pill every time you want to combat gas, go the organic natural way to avoid any kind of side effects.