They say, “All’s well that ends well”; But is that really the case when you munch on your favorite food in the world and end up having an upset stomach instead of a happy stomach? Well, we certainly believe the answer is NO. It can be a case of loose exercise, sudden acidosis, or stomach pain – any kind of stomach discomfort is sure to spoil the day. Well, there can be various reasons for an upset stomach – a sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy food, or even overeating can be some of the culprits blamed for the condition.
But you don’t need to worry; for the occasional disturbance we have these easily available desi ‘nuskas’ (home remedies) that can help you a lot. Check out these tips and try it out for yourself.
Here are 5 home remedies for an upset stomach:
1. Haldi-Ajwain Pani:
Nutritionist Rupali Datta says, “Two of these amazing ingredients that work well at reducing symptoms of digestive problems and also have long-term effects on acidity control are haldi and ajwain.” Both haldi and ajwain are easy to find in our kitchens. It turned out that all you have to do is soak ajwain overnight and drink it with some haldi the next morning.
Ajwain is good for controlling acidity
Coriander is a common ingredient in Indian cuisine and can relieve both indigestion and constipation. Amol Ghosh, Clinical Tutor (Rtd), NRS Hospital, Kolkata says that coriander is loaded with antioxidant properties and fiber that make liver function and bowel movements easier.
When you add a pinch of baking soda, the classic Nimbu Pani can do a lot more than just quench our thirst. Ayurveda expert Dr. Vasant Lad says, “Stir one teaspoon of lime juice and one-half teaspoon of baking soda in a cup of water to reduce excess gas. Drink this after your meals as it helps in the formation of carbon dioxide which makes the digestive process easier. “
Lemon and baking soda can help reduce gas.
Fruits are considered ideal for a healthy lifestyle. But especially grapes are considered beneficial for digestive disorders. According to the USDA, a 100-gram serving of grapes contains four grams of fiber, which is known to increase the bulk of our stools and help food move smoothly through the digestive system.
Another staple in Indian cuisine, jeera is also viewed as an aid in relieving gas and bloating. According to nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood from Bangalore “contains jeera or cumin essential oils that stimulate the salivary glands, which contribute to better digestion of food and prevent the build-up of excess gas”
Jeera can also help relieve gas and gas
Next time you have an upset stomach, try these simple home remedies. But always remember, moderation is key.
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