We’ve all been there – enjoying a heavy meal with some extra-spicy food, only to later have a burning sensation in our chest. Yes, this burning sensation, which is known as acidity, is a very common problem.
It can be a little frustrating at times, as it prevents you from enjoying your meals and causes a lot of discomforts too.
So, here are simple and effective home remedies that will help you get
relief from acidity
1.Drink cold milk
This is one of the simplest home remedies for acidity
. One simple glass of cold milk might help you get relief from acidity
. As it is rich in calcium, it may even prevent acidic buildup in your stomach.
2. Mint leaves
Commonly known as pudina, mint leaves are also known to have digestive properties and can act as a natural cooling agent too. This helps you get proper relief from acidity and heartburn
.A cup of mint tea acts as an effective
natural remedy for acid reflux
. Also, you can boil the mint leaves and then drink the water.
Also known as Basil, these leaves help produce mucous in our stomach. This offers heartburn relief
while the leaves may soothe the stomach lining as well.
You can just chew 2-3 basil leaves or boil them in water and drink it to get immediate
relief from acidity
Your normal buttermilk or “chaas” is also one of the most helpful home remedies for acid reflux and heartburn. It contains lactic acid that helps normalize the acidity in your stomach.
You can drink a glass of buttermilk after any heavy meal to get relief from acidity
Apart from being one of the
natural remedies for constipation bananas offer relief from acidity as well. They have high fiber content and are rich in potassium as well.
They offer various benefits for the digestive system and act as effective
home remedies for acidity
Having around 1 teaspoon fennel powder with a glass of warm water relieves acidity and its symptoms like heartburn, bloating and improves digestion
7.Lukewarm Water :
Drinking a glass of lukewarm water empty stomach and before going to sleep at night, provides relief from acidity.
Adding turmeric to our diet relieves acidity and heartburn caused by it
Amla in Ayurveda is considered a Sattvik food which means it is a food that has an overall calming effect on our body, which makes it a natural deterrent for acidity. Amla also contains a high amount of vitamin C which helps in healing the injured stomach lining and oesophagus. Have one teaspoon of amla powder daily to prevent those annoying bouts of acidity.
Licorice has proved effective in several studies. Licorice is said to increase the mucous coating of the esophageal lining, helping it resist the irritating effects of stomach acid. Deglycyrrhizinated licorice, or DGL, is available in pill or liquid form.
Have overnight soaked raisins first thing in the morning
Eating soaked raisins first thing in the morning can treat acidity and reduce PMS symptoms
Neem can prevent common digestion problems like bloating, acidity and dehydration that are usually a result of body’s response to summer heat.
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