Summary: That stomach pain can strike you anytime, just like an uninvited guest, and is something sufficient to cause severe discomfort. It can be due to various reasons, ranging from indigestion to gastritis. Though it is important to learn the reason behind the pain, yet your first aim here is to keep the pain away. Learn some home remedies which are proficient to offer some relief from the excruciating pain.
You were walking in the park, or working in your office, and suddenly stomach ache made your day turn bad. Well, this can happen to anyone, anytime. Abdominal cramps (or stomach pain), which is also referred to pain occurring in the abdominal area can occur due to a number of reasons. Stress, menstrual cramps, indigestion, nausea, or other cramps, are few to name.
Stomach pain cannot be overlooked. It is a matter of concern as it can lead to loss of appetite, restlessness, and discomfort. So, you need to treat this pain and nothing serves better than the natural home remedies.
Here are some simple and natural solutions, read on;
Is your stomach upset due to diarrhoea? Then you can make a rice tea. All you have to do is, boil 1/2 cup of rice in six cups of water. After 15 minutes strain out the rice and then add a dash of honey or sugar to the left over water. Drink it warm.
It is the anti-inflammatory properties of this herb which help boost digestive juices and neutralize the stomach. Serving as a quick relief, it contains a strong antioxidant referred to gingerols that reduces the production of free radicals, reducing the damage to the body. There are two methods you can benefit from it. Firstly, stir a piece of dried or grated ginger in a cup of warm water. Keep it for 5 to 7 minutes and then strain. Having it twice a day will help relieve stomach pain.
Alternatively, you can eat a piece of peeled ginger regularly. You can consider having ginger candies or drink soda contains ginger flavor.
You might be aware of this if you are or have been a parent to a toddler. It basically stands for the combination of Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. This perfect blend help calm an upset stomach, then whether you are suffering from nausea or diarrhoea. Being low in fibre, these high-binding foods lack salt and spices, which further aggravate symptoms. It turns out to be a bland diet.
Apple Cider Vinegar
It is a natural cleaner and antacid which help ease digestion by absorbing the nonessential nutrients. And the best thing it is easy to use. Just stir 1 – 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in warm water and drink it before meals. Having this drink regularly provides relief from gas associated with stomach pain.
Do you know a cup of fresh peppermint tea can help relax stomach muscles? Not only this, it also helps improve the flow of bile, further aiding in digestion. Hence, if you are suffering from indigestion or gas/bloating, it can be useful. A handful of fresh peppermint leaves is all you need. Bring one cup of water to boil and add peppermint to this. Cover the solution and let steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain and sip slowly, while it’s still toasty warm. If not using the fresh peppermint leaves, you can go for 1-2 teaspoons of the dried version.
So, whether you're nauseous, gassy, constipated, or have indigestion, try out these home remedies to make your upset stomach feel better naturally.