Gastric is a common problem that many people experience in their daily life. It could be due to indigestion, acidity, excessive consumption of spicy foods or alcohol and stress. Some easy and simple home remedies can help you deal with your gastric problems:
Lemon juice, taken with baking soda can relieve you of your gastric problems easily. Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice in water and add a small amount of baking soda in it. Stir till it has been diluted properly and drink the mixture.
Garlic has some healing qualities that help in stimulating the gastric juices in your stomach to ease the bloating and gas, relieving you from gastric problems. You can have garlic in the form of soup or boil some garlic cloves with black pepper and cumin seeds. Drink the mixture two to three times daily.
Fennel seeds can be an instant remedy for bloating or flatulence. You can directly take some fennel seeds and chew them to get relief from your gastric pain. Another option is to put some fennel seeds in boiled water and drink it after a few minutes.
Coconut water is said to soothe your digestive system and will give you relief from gastric problems. Drinking coconut water daily will provide protein to your body and improve your condition.
Cloves have medicinal properties that can effectively reduce your gastric problems. It increases the gastrointestinal secretion and cures you of indigestion and other gastric problems. Consume 1 or 2 pieces of clove directly and you will see the positive results.
Cardamom, the kitchen spice can help to speed up your digestion, thus providing you relief from acidity and other gastric problems. You can add cardamom powder to your food when you are cooking or simply chew one twice or thrice in a day.
Basil leaves have some carminative and soothing properties that provide instant relief from gas, acidity as well as nausea. Take some fresh basil leaves and chew them properly if you are facing acidity problems. You can also boil it in water and have it by adding honey if you want to.
Peppermint and chamomile tea are a form of herbal tea which prevents indigestion and promotes bowel movement.
Ginger contains a compound called gingerols that promotes bowel movement and prevents indigestion. Ginger can be taken in raw form adding to your diet or In the form of ginger tea.
Smoking leads to irritation in the throat which results in an upset stomach. Alcohol is not easy to digest and it also has adverse effects on the liver. So, avoid smoking and drinking if you are suffering from an upset stomach.
Heeng possesses compounds showing antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which helps to cure any problem related to upset stomach or bowel movement. You can directly consume raw heeng or add-in your diet.
Ajwain contains a compound called thymine which promotes secretion of gastric juices and prevents indigestion. It also prevents gas formation.
Buttermilk neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach and protects the stomach lining. It also prevents the formation of gas. Buttermilk also acts as probiotics and improves the digestion of food in the stomach.
Summary: Gastric issue is a normal condition and it happens to most of us but if you suffer from it regularly, it could be a serious issue. It’s always good to cure it with natural home remedies rather than taking pills but if the problem persists don’t ignore consult with your healthcare expert.
The possible side effects of these home remedies could be:
Summary: Despite being effective, certain home remedies have some side effects which vary from person to person, so choose your home remedy only if you are not allergic or sensitive to the particular substance. Do not use any home remedies in excess as it may be harmful to health.
The post remedy guidelines include:
Summary: Follow the guidelines. Avoid spicy foods, smoking and drinking. Drink plenty of water, Avoid stress, chew your food properly while eating.
Once you make changes in your lifestyle and start practising these home remedies to get rid of gastric problem, you will slowly get rid of your gastric problems. It may take around a week to observe improvements in your condition. If there is no improvement, you need to consult a doctor as the symptoms could be a result of some other medical condition like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease or some other problem.
Summary: The time for recovery from Gastric problem is usually one week. But if don't see any improvement then it's recommended to visit your doctor.
With proper treatment and a healthy lifestyle, you can be cured of your gastric problems permanently. However, you must remember that going back to an unhealthy diet and lifestyle can bring back your problems.
Summary: No, the results of the remedies are not permanent if you don't eat a healthy diet. Follow a healthy lifestyle.
You do not require any special training for practising these natural home remedies for gastric. To avoid any confusion, you may consult your doctor once before having anything regularly if you have a medical condition.
Summary: No, there is no need for training or expert assistance since these home remedies are easy to perform. But if after following the remedies you are not seeing any improvement then it's recommended to visit your doctor.