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Acidity Problem: Right Home Remedies for Acidity

Home Remedies for Acidity: Acidity is a problem affecting a large portion of the population. Not a huge disease but still creates troubles in our day to day busy schedule. also, if happening on a regular basis then this small disease can turn into big disease too, such as GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux). So here we will know about home remedies for acidity.

Acidity can be caused by a number of reasons. Maybe the food of the last party you attended, didn’t digest well or maybe your stomach is creating too much of digestive acids.

well, whatever be the reasons, acidity can be controlled by a number of home remedies easily and without running to medical stores or hospitals. Today and here, I bring you the 10 best home remedies for acidity.

These remedies are simple and are also tested by thousand by people including me, who were once suffering from acidity. Opting for home remedies is a better option than going for medications, To maintain a healthy lifestyle for a long time.

I strongly suggest quitting drinking alcohol and smoking, as these can lead more than just acidity.

If you are facing burning stomach more often than you can start drinking Luke warm water twice a day, once before going to the bed and second immediately after waking up.

*DO NOT drink warm water right after a meal, this can trigger acidity by causing indigestion.

below, I had shared the list of test best 10 home remedies for acidity from the research I conducted to find out the most effective home remedies for acidity and similar problems.

Best Home Remedies for Acidity:

1. Buttermilk

The first in the best home remedies for acidity is buttermilk is one of the most simple home remedies among the list of best home remedies for acidity also it’s enjoyable and healthy.

You are having acidity, then you can just get rid of it in an instant without looking for medicines or squeezing your tummy, by just enjoying buttermilk on your couch.

How to use:

  • Take a tablespoon of Fenugreek seeds and make the paste of it by adding some water.
  • Take a glass of buttermilk, and add the fenugreek seed paste in it.
  • Repeat this thrice a day.

2. Tulsi leaves:

Tulsi leaves for acidity
Tulsi leaves for acidity

Tulsi leaves to intensify the production of mucus, which finally leads to relief in acidity by reducing the effect of gastric acid.

In India, tulsi plant can be found in every home and it can be found easily in other countries too. Tulsi leaves has some carminative properties which provide instant relief from acidity.

Tulsi leaves are helpful in other symptoms also such as nausea and gas.in addition tulsi leaves instantly helps in getting rid of bad breath.

How to use:

  • Add some tulsi leaves into boiling water, keep it for some time and then strain it. Drink this thrice a day.
  • Or Take some Tulsi leaves and chew them, simple and easiest.
  • You can also add sweetness to these leaves if you are not liking the taste of leaves by adding them to some honey and sip it frequently.

3. Bananas

Well, this is something easier of the easiest. Banana can help you relive the burning sensation in your stomach. Banana is rich in potassium, that helps us relief acidity.

A simple step is, Just take a banana and eat it. This will surely clam down the overflow of acid is in your tummy. Banana also helps gain muscle and is good for digestive health.

ALSO READ: Eat 2 Bananas Per Day For A Month, This Is What Happens To Your Body!

4. Cold milk

Home remedies for acidity also include cold milk. Due to the fact that it is cold, it will instantly relive the burning stomach.

Cold milk is also a rich source of calcium. Calcium prevents acid build up and also absorb the excess of acid produced in your stomach.

Whenever stomach feels burning go and grab a cold glass of milk for your kitchen and enjoy it on your couch.

Note: Keep it in your ‘genius mind’ that do not add sugar etc in the milk.

5. Ginger

For years ginger is known improve overall digestion. Ginger, you add to your tea is the protector of the stomach from the ulcer. It reduces the effect of acids in your stomach and provides relief in acidity.ginger also works for healing esophagus.

Apart from adding ginger to other things, chewing ginger is a more effective home remedy for acidity. The taste is not that yum, I know but it works instantly.

Simple steps to get the rid of acidity are, Take some pieces of ginger.

Chew them until the juices reach the stomach.

ALSO READ: How to Boost Immunity Fast with Ginger

6. Amla

Best home remedies for acidity are incomplete without Amla. Amla is actually an alkaline food, so it helps to balance the stomach acid levels and make the gut alkaline. Amla is available in various forms in our houses. Amla contains vitamin C which heals the injured stomach lining and Esophagus.

Amla can be consumed in multiple ways:

  • As juice
  • As powder
  • Direct (as amla)

Take a tablespoon of amla juice or powder, consume it with water or take amla pieces and chew them until its juices reach your stomach.

7. Jeera

Known to boost saliva production. Jeera improves digestion and metabolism. Usually, jeera is added to most of the Indian recipes but its a good home remedy for acidity as well.

Jeera can be consumed directly or in the powdered form.

Take a tablespoon of crush jeera and add it in a glass of water and enjoy your drink.

8. Cloves

Cloves can help you get rid of acidity by increasing the level of hydrochloric acid in the stomach and eating cloves help you get rid of bad breathe which comes along with acidity.

well, the latest fact to know is, acidity can be caused by a lower level of acids too but the lower level of acids can be increased rapidly by just chewing two or three cloves.

How to use:

  • Chew cloves directly whenever you feel like burning sensation in your stomach.
  • Crushed cloves and cardamon, mixed in equal quantity. Consume twice or thrice a day.

ALSO READ: 11 Health Benefits of Cloves that will Surprise you

9. Cinnamon

Cinnamon can be a good option for best home remedies for acidity and burning stomach. Cinnamon is a natural antacid. It is very beneficial for our digestive health. Cinnamon reliefs acidity instantly.

How to use:

  • Add some cinnamon in a cup of water.
  • Boil it for some time and then allow it to steep.
  • Drink three times.

10. Cumin seeds

These work perfectly as a home remedy for acidity. Cumin seeds work as great neutralizers.  In addition to controlling acidity and relieving burning stomach, cumin seeds also aid indigestion to a great extent.

How to use:

  • Crush some cumin seeds properly.
  • Mix these crushed seeds in some drinking water.
  • Drink this mixture with every meal you take.
  • You can also boil some cumin seeds in a cup of water.
  • Strain it and drink it with every meal you take.

5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Acidity:

5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Acidity:

So these were the best home remedies for acidity and burning stomach. A person suffering from acidity should make some distance with cold drinks, street food, irregular eating habits and should opt for some exercise and gym.

Most people lack exercise and experience acidity at a very younger age. If you are a busy person then you must go for these home remedies.

Instead of going for medicines choose home remedies to tackle the problem of acidity. These are safe as well as natural and won’t harm your body from inside.

Dr Maria

MD Board Certified physician 8 years of experience in health care Former Naturopath at UK Graduated from AIIMS – All India Institute Of Medical Science, INDIA

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