Another highlight about the festive season is the abundance of delights for your taste buds. As the food is the main element of the Indian delicacies, it becomes really hard to compromise with the mouth-watering dishes. So, in case you are stuffing your gut with a lot of delicious cuisines, then the chances of experiencing indigestion or other gastrointestinal problems are rather high. But wait a minute do not just reach out for the ‘over the counter’ medicine, instead simply pick ingredients from your kitchen shelf to calm your stomach.
Locally known as ajwain, is a holy grail when it comes to curing various types of digestive disorders that including indigestion, acidity and flatulence. These seeds are packed with active enzymes that promote the digestive system by aiding the gastric juices. Simply take a pinch of them with water for about a week and examine the difference by yourself.
Apple Cider Vinegar
If you are suffering the wrath of indigestion for quite some time, then hands down to this ingredient. I am sure that many people are aware of the fact that apple cider vinegar is one of the most versatile components and is also one of the most effective remedies for indigestion. Mix one or two teaspoons of raw and unpasteurised apple cider vinegar to a cup of water and drink it for quick relief. It not only flushes out the toxins but also reinforces the gut health.
This antispasmodic herb is a great choice to treat indigestion. Take ½ teaspoon of these seeds and soak it in the water for a few minutes. After that, boil it for about 10 minutes. Drink this fennel tea whenever you encounter indigestion. You can also simply chew some fennel seeds after meal if a particular food type is causing any disturbance in your stomach. This herb provides a comforting effect on the stomach and also aids towards bloating and the induced cramps in the stomach.
This wonder constituent can quickly neutralise stomach acid, providing fast relief from indigestion, bloating and gastric problems caused post-eating. Simply take ½ teaspoon of baking soda, mix it with four ounces of warm water and drink! Sodium bicarbonate present in baking soda act as a great antacid that detoxifies the digestive system. But do not repeat this process for at least the next two hours as a large quantity of it can bring about some unwelcoming side effects with it.