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- Aug 16 2017
Stomach Upset: Natural Cures
In India, festivity and food goes hand in hand. It’s quite hard to resist the delectable savouries and mouth-watering delicacies, which definitely calls for a diet holiday. However, these unlimited gorging sessions often result into stomach upsets. In this blog, we discuss some natural remedies, which will help control stomach upsets.
1. Carrot and Pepper mint Juice:
Though it is not exactly a tasteful drink, it does wonders to control a bad stomach. The peppermint soothes your stomach and carrot provides you with much needed nourishment.
2. Rice Tea:
In case of diarrhoea, rice tea is a good way to settle it. Boil half a cup full of rice in six cups of water for about 15 minutes. Strain the rice and drink the water. You can also flavour the water with some honey or sugar to add some taste to it.
3. Apple cider vinegar
A mixture of apple cider vinegar and honey in some warm water alleviated stomach upset. It will also stop cramping and lessen the discomfort caused by heartburn during a stomach upset.
4. The “CRAP” diet:
If you are having a bad stomach, you can always try the “CRAP” diet (Cherries, Raisin, Apricot and Prunes). These are fibre rich food, which ease out the symptoms and provides you with a lot of energy.
Yogurt is extremely effective when it comes to stomach upsets. It is mainly due to its pro-biotic properties, it eases digestive discomfort and boosts our immune system.
6. Caraway seeds:
Caraway seeds are packed with vitamins and minerals, which prevent the growth of bad bacteria, which causes indigestion, gas or a stomach, upset.
Fennel helps in digestion, reduces gas and bloated feeling and also soothes an upset stomach. You can take it with tea or just munch on it; it is extremely effective in terms of stomach upset.
8.The heat effect:
Applying heat on your stomach during a stomach upset helps control cramping and stomach ache. It boosts blood circulation and relieves you of pain.
These self-help remedies are not only simple but give you quick relief. If you know of some more home remedies to cure stomach upset, do write us. Also let us know if you found this blog useful by leaving a comment.
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