Home Remedies for Acidity

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Home Remedies for Acidity

What is ACIDITY?

The stomach normally secretes acid that is essential in the digestive process. This acid helps in breaking down the food during digestion. When there is excess production of acid by the gastric glands of the stomach, it results in the condition known as acidity. Dyspepsia, heartburn and the formation of ulcers are some of the symptoms. It is more common in highly emotional and nervous individuals.

Symptoms of acidity: Heart Burn

Common Causes of Acidity

  • • Consumption of Alcohol


  • Common Causes of Acidity: Alcohol

  • • Highly spicy foodstuffs

  • • Non-vegetarian diets

  • • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID's)


Most acidity problems occur

  1. 1. After meals

  2. 2. When lifting weight or straining and applying pressure in the intra-abdominal area.



  3. Causes of Acidity: Lifting Weight

  4. 3. At night when lying down.


Ulcers also occur as a result of over secretion of acid.

Home Remedies for Acidity


Tip 1:

After all three meals, take a small piece of jaggery and keep it in your mouth and suck. Voilá no more acidity.

Home Remedies for Acidity: Jaggery

Tip 2:

Boil one cup of water. To this add 1 tsp of Aniseed (Saunf). Cover and leave overnight. Strain the water in the morning, add 1 tsp of honey. When this is taken 3 times a day it prevents acidity.

Home Remedies for Acidity: Saunf and Honey

Tip 3:

To 1 ½ liters of water add 1 tsp Caraway seeds (shah jeera). Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Sip while warm. Have the concoction 2-3 times a day for 5-6 days.

Tip 4:

Powder one clove and one cardamom; use the powder as a mouth freshener after every meal. No more acidity and no more bad breath.

Home Remedies for Acidity: Clove and Cardamom




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Khakhan
hii sir, m 20 years old bt sumtym at nite I suffer frm gas problem n my right tummy at bottom pains lyk hell and this pain remains for more then 3hrs plz plz plz help me...
Khakhan  Sunday, July 14, 2013
akkuu
i am pregnent 6 weeks i am getting tightness in my stomach an passing frequent gas and also affraid of taking conventional medicine so kindly suggest effective home remidies .
akkuu  Sunday, July 07, 2013
Yunus786zaidi
Sir, i don't understand what problem i have. I feel that my hert is paining but my all report is normal sir, please help me.
Yunus786zaidi  Friday, June 21, 2013
Priyankareddy
Hi i have been suffering from acidity since 3 years, and got gastric problem, all the time my stomach is burning, day and night, and stomach is bloating
Priyankareddy  Wednesday, May 08, 2013
susunanu
i have hyper acidity for last two month even i feel some pain in left side so i consult with doctor...and my all reports are normal no heart problem nothing but doctor said you have hyper acidity so he prescribed medicine but still i feel very uncomfortablness i m not feeling well and i had done my lunch in around 1:30pm and i had done my dinner night around 11:30pm so please advise me ...................my email id is ...sudhirsangle@gmail.com
susunanu  Friday, April 05, 2013
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