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Home Remedies for Acidity


Written by Vanessa Jones, B.A  | Article Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Sep 10, 2019
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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.

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Common Causes of Acidity


Common Causes of Acidity: Alcohol


Most acidity problems occur
  1. After meals
  2. When lifting weight or straining and pressure in the intra-abdominal area.


  3. Causes of Acidity: Lifting Weight

  4. At night when lying down.

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

Home Remedies for Acidity


Tip 1:
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After all three meals, take a small piece of jaggery and keep it in your mouth and suck. VoilŠ 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 Ĺ 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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alex-beck, Cambodia

acidity has been common now these days, really it cause some havoc because of over secretion of acidity.

prabodhan, India

Chewing cloves and drinking chilled milk also helps in reducing heartburn or acidity.

XYZ1357, India

dear sir, please help me,i have been suffering from multiple chronic ailment, for about last forty[40] yrs.such as acute indigestion reflux oesophagitis amebiosis running out as river stool variety in numbers upto six,variety in colors variety in quantity and no time bound and insomnia,with continuous bad dreams with chest pressure.i have visited a numbers gastroentrologists at various higher centres such as siliguri delhi aiims and private clinics, but of no use.so i request you help and me what to do further. as for your information i have gone through a long vast clinical pathological tests but all reports luckily almost in normal limits.please help me and oblige. Thanks and Regards AKBAR KISHANGANJ

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...

akkuu, India

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 .



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