How to Treat Excessive Stomach Gas Naturally
Are you dealing with excessive gas or bloating problem? This is a fairly common but quite discomforting condition and people of all age groups are prone to it. I get this problem frequently and I know about the pain and embarrassment of this gassy tummy issue. First of all, let us discuss about the main causes behind this problem.
What Causes Gas in Stomach?
- Some people experience bloating if they do not chew their meal properly.
- Increasing fiber and carbohydrate in diet may also cause abdominal bloating.
- Some food items like beans, onions, cabbage, fried food, sugary food, cauliflower, sodas, artificial sweeteners etc. are also known to cause this condition.
- Food allergies
- Swallowing of are during eating, talking, swallowing or drinking also contributes this issue.
- Stomach infection, stress, smoking and alcohol consumption are some other contributors.
How to Treat Stomach Gas Naturally
There are many ways to relieve abdominal bloating safely and easily at home. Some of them are given below.
Apple Cider Vinegar Gas Relief Remedy
Drinking a combination of apple cider vinegar, honey and water, before or after meal is effective in relieving stored abdominal gas. Just put one tablespoon of ACV, one teaspoon of organic honey in a glass of water and have it.
Cumin for Intestinal Gas
Use of cumin for gas is very popular kitchen remedy in various Asian countries. To use this herb, chew some roasted seeds and drink some water. Or, make cumin tea by boiling a spoon of these seeds with a cup of water for some time. Drink this tea twice or thrice a day.
If you ask me what is the best way that I use to get rid of intestinal bloating then my answer would definitely be – herbal teas. You can use warm teas like peppermint, ginger, lemon balm or chamomile or a combination of these ingredients to relive your condition.
Carom and Fennel Tea
Put a spoon of fennel or carom (ajwain) in a cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes and then strain the therapeutic liquid. Add some honey to it and have it twice or thrice daily.
Another remedy with carom – Add some drops of carom oil in ¼ cup of water and drink it to relieve gas related pain and discomfort.
This herb is good for digestion. It also helps expel the stored gas. You can use this herb to make a tea or eat some leaves after your meal.
Hing and Coconut Oil Massage
Mix some hing in warm coconut oil and massage the resultant oil in your abdominal region to relieve the painful condition.
Basil (Tulsi) Leaves
The first thing that you should do in the morning on an empty tummy is to chew some fresh leaves of holy basil plant. You can also use fennel seeds to get the same results.
Boil garlic cloves, black pepper, cumin, coriander and cumin in water. Strain and drink it 3-4 times a day.
Ginger for Bloated Tummy
Soak some fine pieces of ginger in lemon juice. Add some black salt. Eat one or 2 pieces to treat problems like nausea and vomiting.
These were some remedies for the natural home treatment of stomach gas. Lastly, take necessary measures to prevent this condition like limiting intake of gas producing foods, chewing food thoroughly, treating constipation, taking short walk after meal etc.