Top 5 Natural Remedies for Indigestion

Indigestion is such a common problem that everybody experiences at some point of life. It is also known as upset stomach or dyspepsia, distress or a burning sensation in the upper abdomen, often followed by nausea, abdominal bloating, belching, and sometimes vomiting.

There are so many remedies we might know but as we are living in a busy lifestyle era, we don’t have ample of time to play around with remedies. We may be taking allopathic medicines as referred by your physician but I will suggest you to take natural remedies because these don’t have any side effects even if you take it for a long time. Here is short story of secrets natural remedies for Indigestion.

    1. Artichoke Leaf:Commonly recommend as artichoke leaf extract (ALE) for indigestion problems. ALE increases the flow of bile, and that speeds food through the digestive tract which may be why ALE eases feelings of bloating and fullness.
    2. Turmeric:Turmeric contains curcumin and other helpful constituents but curcumin plays major role in treatment. Curcumin stimulates bile production in the gallbladder, which may boost digestion.You can use 1.5 to 3 g of fresh or dried, powdered root a day in food or taken on its own and generally it is safe for all age groups.
    3. Capsaicin: Capsaicin is a colorless compound responsible for the spicy quality of the hot peppers chili, cayenne and jalapeno which could reduce stomach discomfort. This compound depletes substance P in the stomach, and temporarily relieves the burning sensation that characterizes dyspepsia. Capsaicin may also prevent stomach ulcers caused by drugs used to treat inflammation, such as aspirin.
    4. Greater celandine This herb can relieve abdominal cramping, nausea and that sense of being full as an outcome of indigestion. It has worked well in combination with Boldo and artichoke leaf, as well as with turmeric.
    5. Peppermint Oil and Caraway Oil: Different research a group has found that supplements containing a combination of enteric-coated peppermint oil and caraway oil may help reduce indigestion symptoms.

Preventing Indigestion:
Other than those above mentioned remedies you can follow some simple steps to avoid indigestion. Such as

  • Eat slowly and chew your food.
  • Eat your final big meal at least three hours before bedtime.
  • Limit your intake of coffee and carbonated beverages
  • Eat smaller, more frequent meals rather than two or three larger meals.
  • Practice relaxation techniques such as deep breathing and yoga.

This is all about top 5 natural remedies for Indigestion. Whenever you feel you are sufferings from it try out some of them to get relax.


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