Acidity Causes And Symptoms And Natural Home Remedies To Treat Acidity
Dr.Mike • onHealth & Beauty 8 years ago • 4 min read

Acidity and heartburn are very common problems we all face in our daily life. Sometimes due to eating heavy spicy and fried food items, we experience this problem. A good thing is that we can cure and relieve acidity through simple home remedies.

As home remedies are natural, inexpensive and easily available at our home, these are rapidly gaining popularity and more and more people are now showing their trust in this form of treatment.

Causes of Acidity and Heartburn

The following circumstances can create excessive acid in stomach causing acidity and heartburn.

  1. Consumption of rich and spicy foods

  2. Eating speedily, very fast devoid of proper chewing

  1. Eating hurriedly while beneath stress

  2. Inappropriate sleep

  3. Alcohol utilization

  4. Pregnant women may undergo because when the baby grows, the uterus exerts force on the digestive area

Symptoms of Acidity

  1. Burning sensation or pain in the stomach, 1-4 hours after a meal

  2. Chest pain

  3. Prolonged heartburn

  4. Irritation in chest

  5. Feeling hungry frequently

  6. Constant pain in the upper abdomen

Treatment of Acidity

It doesn't seem like it would work, but it works better than anything else.

The acid of many acidic substance outside of the body really become alkaline once they are ingested.

It balances the acid in the belly so that you don't have to produce too much of your own stomach acid to digest foods.

Make a fine fine particles of ginger dust, black pepper, dried mint leaves, asafetida (hing), anise seeds, coriander seeds, cumin, fennel and common salt taken evenly.

Home Remedies for Acidity

To 1 ½ liters of water add 1 tsp Caraway seeds (shah jeera). Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Sip while warm. Take this liquid 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days. This is also very effective home remedy for acidity.

Take a glass of water, add a pinch of baking soda and drink it. It gives immediate relief from acidity.

Take a glass of warm water, add a pinch of hing (asafoetida) and have it every morning to prevent acidity.

Eat a serving of cucumber or watermelon 4-5 times in a day to fight against acidity. Fennel helps to relieve abdominal pain, colon disorders, gas, and gastrointestinal tract spasms. It is an effective remedy for acidic stomach conditions (heartburn).

Ginger is very useful for digestive disorders. It help to relieve indigestion from rich foods.

Make a fine powder by adding equal amounts of ginger powder, black pepper, dried mint leaves, asafetida (hing), anise seeds, coriander seeds, cumin, fennel and common salt. Dosage: Take about 1 teaspoon of this powder with water, twice a day after meals.

It is advised to eat 8-10 glass to water daily. Drinking water gives immediate relief to symptoms like wind, distended stomach and acidity.

Chewing bubble-gum also disappears the acidity. This is an easy and best way to get rid of Acidity.

For heartburn drink a teaspoon of vinegar. It is because there is not sufficient acid in our stomach to digest food properly, thus gasses come back up and burn our stomach.

Calcium also helps to fight with the heartburn and acidity. Yoghurt or ice-cream gives immediate relief from acidity and heartburn.

1 tsp juice of chebulic myroblan mixed with 1 tsp of amla (Indian gooseberry) juice daily relieves acidity.

Powder one clove and one cardamom; use the powder as a mouth freshener after every meal. No more acidity and no more bad breathe.

After food maintain an upright posture to prevent the reflex and to prevent the symptoms of acidity.

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