Gastric glands in our stomach secrete acid, necessary for the breakdown of food and digestion process. But if the amount of the acid exceeds than normally required, it can result in a condition called as Acidity with symptoms such as dyspepsia, chest and stomach pain, gas formation and heartburn. There are many causes of Acidity; few are excessive intake of alcohol, staying empty stomach, skipping breakfast, intake of excess of caffeine and spicy food etc. Acidity usually occurs after meals. Here are top 10 natural remedies for Acidity.
1. Cardamom & Clove
Use one cardamom and clove after every meal. It works wonder by preventing acidity and also acts as a breath freshener.
2. Potato Broth
Having potato broth on a regular basis can help in giving a permanent relief from acidity.
3. Fennel Seeds
Add 1 tablespoon of fennel seeds and one small cup of water. Leave it overnight and take it in the morning by adding a tsp of honey. Try it for 3 days; it might help in reducing the acidity.
There are many health benefits of Apple. Sweet apple helps to reduce the stomach acid . It also helps in reducing the symptoms of acid reflux by creating an alkaline state in the stomach and aids in digestion.
5. Caraway Seeds
Add a tablespoon of caraway seeds to one and half liter of water and bring it to boil. Sip this water 2 to 3 times a day on a regular basis.
Take a small piece of Jaggery and leave it in your mouth and let it dissolve and do not chew it. Take it after every meal if you are suffering from acidity.
Milk is considered as one of the most popular remedies for acidity. Drinking milk after meals is a great home remedy for acidity. Even Dairy products like yoghurt also controls the symptoms related to acid reflux and acidity.
8. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea on a regular basis gives relief from acidity.
Adding ginger to every food can help keep the body free from acidity.
10. Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera Juice relives symptoms of acid reflux by reducing gastric acid in the stomach.
Note: Make sure that you use home remedies after consulting the healthcare provider and under guidance.