Gas can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Most of the aged people suffer from this problem. Causes of the gas can be many – poor digestion of food, overstuffing of stomach, eating too much animal protein, inadequate water intake, lack of exercise, spicy food and many more things.
The result is heart ache, lower abdomen ache, head ache, vomiting tendency and many more things. There are various natural remedies of releasing gas. This article will help you to know various herbal remedies of gas.
Tips To Cure Gas
Cumin seed is a wonderful medicine of gas. Take a teaspoon raw cumin seed. Chew well and drink a glass of cold water. You will get relief. You can make concoction of cumin. Take 2-3 table spoons of white cumin seeds and boil them in 2-3 cups of water for 10 – 15 minutes. Let it cool and then strain the water. Preserve it. Drink ¼ cup of this concoction after taking major meals or fried foods. It will prevent creating gas and will help to release the gas.
Coriander Leaves And Seeds
Coriander leaves and coriander seeds have the same power of releasing gas. Take some fresh coriander leaves and make a concoction of it. Boil few strings of it in water and drink that hot. You will get benefit. Use chopped coriander leaves on your food to get the same result.
It will help to release the gas and will cure the pain that often occurs due to excess gas. Coriander seed also has the same power. Soak some coriander seed in a cup of water whole night. Then strain the water and drink it in empty stomach. It will help to prevent creating gas from the intake of different types of food.
Ginger is an excellent medicine for gas. Peel and grate one ginger and extract the juice. Drink it and then drink a cup of warm water. Instead of ginger juice you can chew juliennes of ginger to get the same effect. Frequent use of ginger juice and ginger root help to give relief in gas very soon. Use ginger in great amount while cooking. That food will not create gas after entering your stomach.
Garlic also cures gas very effectively. Take a clove of garlic. Crush it and eat it. Drink a cup of water then. You will soon get relief in gas. Raw garlic is good for gas but when you fry it or cook it, it becomes one of the causes of gas. So avoid them in cooking.
Radish is good in gas. Take a fresh white radish. Slice them very finely and sprinkle rock salt over it. Keep them in refrigerator. If you feel that there is a pain in your stomach because of gas or there is a heart ache because of the pressure of gas, then chew those slices of radish. Within an hour you will get relief from gas. You can make radish juice too. Grate one juicy radish and extract the juice. Drink it and get the result.
Asafetida is a wonderful medicine for bloating. Take a pinch of asafetida powder and swallow it. Then immediately drink a cup of warm water. You will get relief. If you are a chronic patient of gas then make a special powder with asafetida and preserve it. Take it whenever you need.
It is very easy to make the powder. Roast some asafetida and black pepper seed. Remove it from heat and add sugar candy in it. Then grind the whole thing into fine powder. Add some rock salt in it and mix well. Preserve them in a dry glass bottle. When you have gas, take a cup of warm water and mix a teaspoon of this powder. Drink it and get a quick result.
Bitter gourd is excellent for gas. Take a bitter gourd and cut them into small pieces. Boil them in small amount of water. You may or may not add salt in it. When the bitter gourd gets soft enough, remove it from the heat and let it cool. Drink bitter gourd according with the water in which it has been boiled. It will not only cure gas instantly, regular eating of this boiled bitter gourd saves you from gas in future.
Mint juice is an excellent medicine which gives an instant relief in gas. Take some fresh mint leaves and crush them to extract the dark green juice. Drink it and after 15 minutes drink ½ glass normal water.
This gives a quick relief in gas. Crush few fresh mint leaves and few black pepper seeds. Make tablets with this. Roast these tablets in your oven and preserve it. Swallow one tablet after taking two major meals everyday.
Yogurt is excellent natural product to cure gas very effectively. Take 2-3 tablespoons yogurt. Add rock salt and a glass of cold water in it. Mix everything in a mixer and drink the diluted yogurt. Practice this method at least twice daily and it cures your chronic gas problem. It also gives instant relief in gas in emergency situation.
Lemon And Honey
Lemon is a good medicine in gas. Take a glass of warm water. Squeeze one lemon in it. Add rock salt and mix well. Drink the whole thing. It gives relief in gas. You may add honey in it to enhance its power. Honey helps to clear your bowel and resist gas.
Rock Salt And Water
Mix pinch of rock salt in a glass of warm water and drink it. It gives a quick relief in gas problem. Apart from this water drink adequate plain water daily to keep the problem of gas at bay.
Chew your food well and do not over stuff your stomach with loads of foods. Do not give a long gap in-between two meals. Say complete ‘no’ to spicy fried foods. Reduce the intake of animal protein because they are hard to digest and create gas. Eat fresh fruits and vegetable because they are easily digestible and keeps your bowel clear.
So there is nothing to worry. There are various herbal remedies that will protect you from the problem of gas. Practice them and remain gas free. But if the problem goes out of hand then do not forget to take the advice of the doctor.