10 Useful Home Remedies For An Upset Stomach
Sometimes our tummy can act up and while this does not always mean a visit to the doctor every time it can definitely mean that you are uncomfortable. This could just mean that you are suffering from gas or feelings like throwing up or that you are having digestion problems. Then in that case you can try some of these home remedies to help your stomach feel better.
Of course if you feel that the stomach pain or discomfort that you are having feels like something beyond the normal, then you are well advised to seek the help of a health care professional. This is true especially when the symptoms persist over a continued period of time with no apparent reason for this to happen.
Concoction of mint and carrot for tummy upset: Boil carrots (four) in four cups of water and to this add some dried peppermint. Cook this mix for about quarter of an hour ensuring that the carrots are soft. Blend mix and drink this with some ground ginger and/or lemon and drink this to soothe an upset tummy.
Have rice tea to ease an upset tummy: If you are having a tummy that is upset is to make a rice tea by boiling half a cup of rice in 6 cups of water for about quarter of an hour and strain the rice out. This concoction can be had with sugar or honey when warm.
Burn the toast to calm the tummy: Burnt toast when had on an upset tummy helps calm things down by absorbing the toxins that are making you feel sick. The burnt part of the toast is supposed to be very effective in absorbing any gas in the stomach and this can bring you a lot of relief.
Apple cider vinegar to the rescue: Simply mix one cup warm water with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar along with one tablespoon of honey and have this to aid gas related cramping and other related problems.
Have a CRAP diet: If you are having the problem of constipation, then you should try to consume cherries, raisins, apricots and prunes (CRAP) to help the stomach get moving. All these foods are not only full of nutrients but also very high in fiber which helps in clearing the tummy.
Eat yogurt to comfort the tummy: The probiotic elements in yogurt make it an agent to aid digestion and help in soothing an upset tummy. Yogurt is best had plain, but if you want you can have a flavored one or with some sugar added. But as far as possible, when you are having yogurt to relieve your upset stomach, it is better to have the natural kind without any added flavors.
Fennel is also good for bloated tummy: When your tummy feels tender due to bloating, it is a good idea to have some fennel tea. Or you can simply chew on some fennel seeds or crush them and swallow them. Fennel helps the digestive process and helps in keeping gas away. It is also very helpful when you are cramping or experiencing nausea.
Fenugreek seeds with buttermilk: In case you are having diarrhea or persistent pains in the stomach, this is one remedy that will bring you immense relief. Just take one teaspoon full of fenugreek seeds in one hand and keep a class of liquid buttermilk ready in the other. Place the fenugreek seeds in your mouth without chewing them and swallow some buttermilk to help swallow them. This will cool down your tummy and bring you quick relief.