Gas is a natural byproduct of the digestive process. But, still a stigma remains attached to it. Many people are ashamed to pass gas in public… some dread it. In normal course, uncontrollable passing of gas is matter of laugh and embarrassment. However, it can be a serious issue. Excessive gas or gastric disorder is caused by improper chewing, unhealthy food, excessive drinking, stress, infection, or it can be due to a digestive disorder.
Main symptoms include bloating, flatulence, bad breath, stomach ache, lack of appetite and yellow or white coating on the tongue. This problem is very irritating, and often leads to headache, acidity or even a gastric attack. But do not worry. Try these amazing home remedies, and you will see gas vanish into thin air.
Asafetida and carom seeds
It is possibly the best way to get rid of gas problem. You need a teaspoon of carom seeds, a pinch of asafetida and a pinch of salt. Take it with a glass of warm water twice a day. You will get instant relief.
Baking soda and lemon
The other home remedy for gas problem is baking soda and lemon. Take a lemon and squeeze. Take some baking. Mix the lemon juice and soda in the glass, and add water. It will create fizz. Drink with fizz for instant relief.
Apple cider vinegar
The king of all home remedies is again here to help you with gas issues. Yes we are talking about apple cider vinegar. You need 2 teaspoons of this vinegar and add in a glass of warm water. Mix and allow it to cool at room temperature, then drink to get rid of gas.
Eat cardamom pods 2-3 times a day, or add roasted cardamom powder in rice, lentils and veggies before cooking to prevent gas. You can also make tea by steeping few pods in boiling water with 1 inch fresh ginger and 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds.
The next on the list of home remedies for gas problem is ginger. You can make tea as mentioned above or consume ginger juice with asafetida or prepare ginger tea in water or chew fresh ginger after meals.
For ages, buttermilk is being used as an anti-gas measure. You need to take 1 glass of buttermilk, and add 1 teaspoon each of carom seeds and black salt. Mix well and drink for effective results.
Garlic is a great remedy for gas problem. You need to boil few cloves of garlic in water for few minutes. Then add black pepper and cumin seeds. Boil for few more minutes and then strain, let it cool and drink it 2-3 times a day. Garlic soup too is good for gas issues.
Fennel seeds give relief from gas and bloating issues. Chew some fennel seeds to get relief, you can also make tea of cardamom, fennel and mint leaves to ease stomach gas. You can simply mix fennel seeds with hot water and drink.
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