Natural remedies for an acid stomach
Whether it is from the food we eat, or it is just something genetic, an acid reflux is a very unpleasant condition, that can give you a lot of trouble. It is very common in older people, but nowadays teenagers started to develop this condition as well.
As it is very common, and can have different stages it also has different methods of treatment. But to this day most of us still believe that the most effective way to treat a disease is the natural way. So here are some natural remedies for an acid stomach.
The first thing to try is cinnamon. This remedy has been used from ancient times, because it is believed to have antiseptic effects and it is also good in settling acid reflux. Using it is very simple. Just sprinkle the cinnamon on the brad, toasted bread is preferable, and then eat it. Be carefully though to chew slowly so the acids in your mouth start to break down the food.
Another good remedy for acidity in the stomach is the skin of a grapefruit. This method is very simple. You just have to grate the outer surface of the grapefruit, let it dry for a day and then eat it whenever your stomach uppsets you. The best way to keep this remedy is in a closed jar.
A third option, which is available to almost everybody is to eat romaine lettuce. The reason this vegetable is very useful is because it contains minerals, a large amount and because of it' s high alkalinity. You just have to make a mixture from a well washed lettuce, cold water and maybe some honey, to give it a better taste. Place all these ingredients together in a blend and you' ll have your own natural remedy against acid reflux.
Want some more natural remedies? Here' s another great one. It is made out of nutmeg and mace, which are known for treating indigestion, vomiting, heartburn and of course acid reflux. Those two ingredients must be mixed together with half a tablespoon of elm bark. Then you must poor some distilated water over the mixture. Half of this remedy must be heated and the other half boiled. After, you must add herb slurry and mix them all together. And here you have your own remedy. And it is natural too!
The mixture must be stored in a fridge, and you only have to drink half a cup when you stomach is disturbing you.
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