Indigestion
What Causes Indigestion?

Indigestion
  is a broad description of several different stomach ailments. Under the indigestion
umbrella are conditions such as  heartburn, gas 
 
and bloating, and gastritis.

The stomach's acids become temporarily overwhelmed and the churning liquids may be sent back up through a portion of the esophagus.

Stress and anxiety can lead to a triggering of excess stomach. acids
.

Some indigestion is caused by improper eating   techniques, especially speed eating. Swallowing food too fast can cause pockets of ingested air to form in the stomach.

Excessive consumption of carbonated drinks or acidic beverages such as wine can also trigger bouts of bloating and indigestion.




Natural Home Remedies for Indigestion:


Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

To relieve the symptoms of indigestion try a drop  of peppermint pure essential oil at the back of the tongue and breath in or a few drops in a glass of water.

Chicory root is a bitter herb that contains the ingredients endive and escarole. Boiling one and half cup of chicory root for five to ten minutes, and allow to cool. Drinking  in tea form may help correct indigestion, acid reflux or heartburn. Adding chicory root to a salad can also be a benefit to helping your indigestion.

Drink a cup of ginger tea to relieve indigestion. Add  ground ginger to a cup of hot water, let stand for up to three minutes, strain, and drink.

Mix 5-6 chopped basil leaves, 1/4 tsp sea salt, some black pepper in 3 Tbsp of curd, and eat. Repeat 4 times a day for one week for reconditioning of the stomach.

Elevate head or bed; don't smoke or take any aspirin, caffeine, irritating or spicy foods or OTC antacid.  Try a tsp. of baking soda in a glass of water.  For persistent indigestion find out how Health For Your Self can help you.   Learn how you can heal yourself.

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