Acidity is a condition which can defined as when gastric glands of the stomach start to produce more acids than required. Hydrochloric acid is required for the digestion and break down of foods we eat. If this required is produced more than necessary amount, then from stomach the extra gastric juices move to the esophagus lower part and effect seriously the stomach inner lining or this lower part of esophagus. And the condition it leads to is acidity or acidic stomach.
Neutral pH is 7 and human body normally has this level and with in the body the balance of alkaline / acidity may vary. Arterial blood has a pH of about 7.35 to 7.45 and for saliva it is 6 to 7.4. Stomach in nature is very acidic with a pH level of 2. Lack of body movements and poor diets habits usually leads to acidity.
The stomach cells produce HCL which and it is a cause of acidity. But this also provide defense from microbes found in food and can cause disease and can not survive in this acidic nature of stomach. But pepsin an enzyme which helps in breaking down of proteins to be digested easily can only survive in the pH of stomach and in high pH cannot exist and result in indigestion.
If someone has acidity and not treated on time then it can lead to serious problems like esophageal cancer, arthritis, tomach gas, indigestion, gout, and the the formation of ulcer in body either in stomach inner walls or mouth. Once the acidity occur then gastric juices move to the food pipe or lower esophagus from stomach and results in dysfunctional.
Symptoms of acidity:
Listed below are some the symptoms you will face when you suffer from acidity. Fever and dizziness like symptoms lead to hyper acidity. If you overlook the symptoms of acidity it can result in serious health problems.
- Extended heartburn
- Gastro – esophageal acid-reflux
- Ulcer formation in esophagus tube
- Nausea and appetite loss
- Stomach pain and burning sensation, usually after taking meals
- Inflammation in chest or pain in chest
- During muscular contractions feeling pain
- Bitter taste in throat and mouth or vomiting
- Experiencing constipation and earache
- In upper abdomen constant pain, flatulence, or belching.
- Fell difficult to speak or breath and also respiratory problems suffering including cough.
Causes of acidity:
Below is list of acidity causes.
- Exposing too much to the heat and sun
- Depression, anxiety and stress
- Improper or irregular food habits
- Pregnancy (or) Obesity
- Digestive system’s dysfunction
- Not eating food on proper time
- On regular basis having fried, fatty and spicy foods and also using in large quantity.
- Hyper-secretion of hydrochloric-acid
- Gastro – duodenal (or peptic) ulcer
- Excessive intake of smoking and alcohol
- Reflux of gastric acid because its weakness of the valves
- Skipping lunch or breakfast or for long time keeping stomach empty
- Consuming caffeine or coffee in excess and also fatty foods
Remember you can easily find out the treatment for acidity in stomach when you know the exact cause of it.
Acidity is not be confused with acid reflux, which is a symptom of acidity. Acidity is because of the hydro-chloric acid overproduction in stomach, and when the LES loosen up acid reflux is caused while stomach is busy in food digestion and this stomach acid return back to esophagus causing inflammation, irritation to the stomach and in LES in turn cause tightness sense, discomfort and pain caused in chest middle.
Home Remedies for Acidity:
Acidity is known as one of the big problem in human body and can lead to other health problems to cardiovascular diseases from digestive problems. By following these simple home remedies you can not only control acidity but also can be safe from problem arising from acidity.
Because of its alkalizing nature ginger is a best remedy to treat acidity. The measuring scale of pH is 0 to 14 and for normal body it remains between 7.35 to 7.45.
When you suffer from acidity the acid of the stomach then reflus to the esophagus which is a cause of inflammation and irritation in it. Ginger a spice or a herb taking it help to stimulate the saliva production and cure acidity by washing the acid refluxed into the esophagus.
To quickly cure acidity the ginger recipies are below.
Method – 1: (Ginger Tea)
- 1 inch piece of fresh ginger root.
- One cup water hot or warm.
- Lemon juice or honey (its optional) – 1 to 2 tablespoon.
- And a strainer
- Take and wash thoroughly a ginger root.
- Cut into slices after peeling it.
- Take these ginger slices and place them in a pot.
- Now take hot water and pour over ginger slices in pot.
- Let it steep for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Using sieve strain the tea in a cup.
- Add lemon juice or honey to this and ginger tea is ready.
- Drinking 2 to 3 times a day this ginger will give you best results.
- To get rid of acidity you can use ginger regularly in different methods like ginger candies, ginger ale, use it in cooking or take a fresh piece of raw ginger and chew it.
Method – 2: (Ginger Powder)
- 1 tablespoon ginger powder
- Asafetida a pinch
- One cup water
- Rock salt a pinch
- Add asafetida, rock salt, and ginger powder to water.
- To get relief from acidity use this solution stir it well and drink.
- you will get quick relief from acidity by taking this ginger powder solution. So when you suffer from acidity follow this process.
- Or take a spoonful of ginger juice 2 to 3 times everyday will keep the stomach problems and acidity away.
Method – 3: (Ginger with Ground Coriander Tea)
If the cause of the acidity is over eating of certain foods occasionally then in Ayurveda it is believed that you can get rid from it by hot brewed tea made of ground coriander and fresh ginger.
- 2 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
- 1/2 tablespoon Ground coriander powder
- 8 oz hot water
- Disposable tea bag
- Take disposable tea bag and pour freshly ground ginger in it.
- Take hot water and place this tea bag filled with ginger in it.
- For about 5 to 6 minutes allow it to steep.
- Now take it out and discard the tea bag after squeezing it.
- Take ground coriander powder and add to this cup.
- Let the coriander and the ginger combine in tea by mixing it well.
- Cool it down for few minutes to the room temperature.
- When you feel the problem of acidity drink this coriander ginger tree.
- You can store this tea in refrigerator for about 96 hours if you make in large quantity for next time use to relief from acidity.
- To get relief from acidity and its discomforts drink this ground coriander and ginger tea regularly.
2. (Carom Seeds).
One of the best remedy for digestion and stomach related problem and acidity is carom seeds. they have best carminative and digestive properties which helps to improve the digestion and prevent gastro-intestinal problems.
These Ajwain or Bishop’s weed or carom seeds helps digestive enzymes by boosting its activity and reduce the food digestion transmit time and in turn prevent acidity. Carom seeds can also be used directly to prevent many digestive problems and acidity.
Below are few methods to use carom seeds for scidity treatment.
Method – 1: (Carom Seeds with Water)
- 1 tablespoon Carom seeds
- 1 glass Water
- Take carom seeds place them in the palm of left hand.
- Then press or crush the seeds with the right hand thumb finger or palm of right hand.
- By doing this process you will notice the release of oil from carom seeds.
- Now take this into mouth directly and then followed by water.
- Or take this with water by placing them in water and stir it well.
- To get rid of acidity follow this remedy regularly.
Method – 2: (Carom Seeds with Lemon and Ginger Juice)
- 1 tablespoon – Carom seeds
- Few drops – Lemon juice
- Few drops – Ginger juice
- Take carom seeds and place in a small bowl.
- Take ginger juice and lemon juice and add to it.
- Stir it well and the mixture is ready.
- When you have acidity consume this mixture to get rid from acidity.
Method – 3: (Carom Seeds)
- Carom seeds
- Place some carom seeds in your mouth.
- After completing your meal chew them thoroughly.
- Carom seeds have a strong peppery and bitter taste if you can withstand with this this method is especially for you.
- After completing the meal repeat this process regularly until you get rid from acidity.
Method – 4: (Ajwain Ark with Water)
- 1 tablespoon – Ajwain Ark
- Half cup – Water
- Take and place Ajwain ark in a glass.
- Stir it well after pouring water over it.
- After taking meal consume this drink
- You will get relief in few minutes by using this process.
- To get rid of acidity completely follow this remedy regularly and drink after meal.
Method – 5: (Omam with Water)
If you can get omam liquid then this process is usefull for you. This is mostly available in some Arabian countries, Srilanka, Malaysia, and also available in south India.
- 1 tablespoon – Omam liquid
- Half glass – Water
- Take water and add omam liquid into it.
- Stir it well and drink this water.
- Drink this water after stirring it well.
- Follow this remedy of oman water regularly to get rid of acidity.
Method – 6: (Omam Water for Instant Relief)
- 1 tablespoon – Omam water
- 1 tablespoon – Cumin seeds
- 1 glass – Water
- Take water and pour in a pan.
- Then take cumin seeds and omam water and add to it.
- Put this on stove or flame after stirring it well.
- Boil it for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Remove from heat and leave it for few minutes to cool down.
- To get rid from acidity take this.
- when you feel any acidity take this mixture.
Method – 7: (Carom Seeds with Rock Salt)
- 3 – 6 teaspoon – Carom seeds
- 3 – 6 teaspoon Rock salt
- Glass jar or airtight container
- 1 cup – Warm water
- Take rock salt and in same quantity carom seeds.
- Make a powder of it by grinding them properly in a grinder.
- Take an airtight container and put and store mixture into it.
- Add this powder 1/4 to 1/2 table spoon in warm water.
- Consume after mixing it well to get rid of acidity.
- Drink this 2 to 3 times daily to get best results.
- Or if you want use can use a pinch of this without mixing to water water.
- To scale back the acidity attack and other digestive problems regularly follow this remedy of rock salt and carom seeds.
If you remember the traditional buttermilk, after churning butter out of cultured cream the liquid left behind is traditional buttermilk. and this is an best remedy to treat acidity.
Lactic acid in buttermilk is helpful to neutralize acid reflux or acidity in the stomach. It is a nutritional drink because it contains traces of phosphorous, lot of vitamin, potassium and calcium. This is a natural drink which prevent acidity and most digestive problems because it soothes the stomach. To cure the problem completely by enhancing the digestive properties you can include other ingredients like sea salt, curry leaves, coriander leaves, ginger and asafetida.
Below we will explain the how to use buttermilk for acidity.
Method – 1: (Buttermilk with Fenugreek Seeds)
- 1 glass – Buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon – Fenugreek seeds
- Take fenugreek seeds and make paste by placing them in mortar.
- Take little bit of water add to it and crush them finely.
- When it become like a paste add this to buttermilk.
- Stir it well to get rid from acidity drink this mixture of buttermilk and fenugreek.
- Acidity caused stomach ache and acidity can be completely cured if you follow this remedy regularly daily.
Method – 2: (Buttermilk with Lemon or Vinegar)
- 1 cup – Buttermilk
- 1 teaspoon – lemon juice or vinegar
- Take lemon juice or vinegar and add this to buttermilk.
- Let it sit after mixing well leave aside for 5 to 7 minutes.
- To clear the acidity in stomach drink the buttermilk.
- Regular use of this process will keep the acidity away.
Method – 3: (Buttermilk with Black Pepper Powder)
- 1 glass – Buttermilk
- powder of black pepper
- Black pepper powder take reasonable amount.
- Mix it well after adding it to buttermilk.
- Drinking this spiced buttermilk is helpful in reducing the acidity.
- Drinking this regular will lead to get rid of acidity completely.
Method – 4: (Buttermilk with Cumin Seeds and Rock Salt)
- 1 glass – Buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon – cumin seeds powder dry roasted
- A pinch – black salt or rock salt
- Take dry-roasted cumin-seeds-powder.
- Take buttermilk and add this to it also add a pinch – black salt or rock salt to it.
- To treat acidity stir this buttermilk well and then drink it.
- Regular drinking of this buttermilk will surely help in acid attacks prevention over stomach intestinal tract.
Method – 5: (Buttermilk with Coriander Leaf Juice)
- 1 glass – Buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon – Coriander leaves juice
- Take coriander leaves juice freshly extracted .
- Mix it well after adding it to buttermilk.
- To reduce the acid attack in stomach Regularly drink this buttermilk.
The after meal, chewing of fennel seeds tradition you will find in India it is helpful for better and proper digestion and also prevent digestion related problems indigestion or upset stomach, heartburn, gas or flatulence, bloating, constipation, and acidity.
The carminative property of fennel helps to soothe the digestive tract and thus reduces the inflammation, acid, bloating and gas in the stomach intestinal tract. Variety of active constituents can also be found in it which include volatile oils those composed of certain substances like alpha-pinene, trans – anethole, limonene, and fenchone which gives a soothing effect to this fennel herb. You can use this fennel herb in any of the forms like seeds, tincture, extracted oil or its other forms.
Below are the methods for using fennel for acidity.
Method – 1: (Fennel Seeds)
- 1/4 to 1/2 tablespoon – Fennel seeds
- Take some fennel seeds and then place them in your mouth.
- After taking meal start chewing them.
- Follow this chewing regularly will help you to treat acidity and other digestive problems.
Method – 2: (Fennel Tincture)
- 1 tablespoon – Fennel tincture
- 1 cup – Water
- Take water and add fennel tincture to it.
- Let the tincture be dissolve in water by mixing it.
- To get rid of acidity drink it.
- Following this remedy three times a day will help to get rid of acidity.
Method – 3: (Fennel Liquid Extract)
- 1/2 tablespoon – Fennel liquid extract
- To get relief from acidity take and consume liquid extract of fennel .
- To get relief from acidity and other digestive problems consume fennel liquid extract regularly daily.
Method – 4: (Fennel Tea)
- 1 tablespoon – Fennel seeds
- 1 cup – Hot water
- Take hot water and add fennel seeds to it.
- Let it steep for 5 to 10 minutes after covering it.
- Strain it and the tea is ready to drink do so.
- Its taste a little sweet so you don’t need to put any honey or other sweetener to it.
- You can strain the tea or you can use the tea and chew the funnel seeds in it.
- Follow this remedy regularly to keep the acidity away.
Method – 5: (Fennel Vegetable Salad)
- -Fennel vegetable-
- -Baby spinach-
- Take and slice the white bottom of fennel vegetable.
- Take a bowl place them in it and add baby spinach and arugula to it.
- Stir it well and for easy digestion of food take this as salad.
- Follow this remedy will get you relief from acidity.
5. (Basil Leaves).
Basil leaves are full of components which are very useful and works very well best digestive agents. To produce more mucous these components are helpful in stimulating the stomach. In stomach the peptic acid effects can be reduce by the ability provided by the usage of basil leaves. Remember with the usage of basil leases bloating and gas can be cured along with with getting rid from acidity.
Below we are going to explain the methods for using basil leaves to get rid of acidity.
Method – 1: (Chewing Basil Leaves)
- 5 – 7 – Basil leaves
- Take and wash the basil leaves thoroughly
- Start chewing the basil leaves after placing them in your mouth.
- By slowly chewing them basil leaves will release a juice drink this juice.
- It will be more beneficial if you do this chewing process after taking meal.
- To get rid completely follow this home remedy for acidity regularly.
Method – 2:
- 8 to 10 – Basil leaves
- 1 glass – Lukewarm water
- Take and wash the basil leaves properly.
- Crush to make a fine paste from these leaves.
- Take this basil leaves fine paste and add it to lukewarm water.
- Stir it well and to get relief from acidity drink it.
- This remedy is not only helpful in reducing the pain but for complete cure for acidity as well.
- Follow this home remedy for acidity regularly get rid from the problem.
Method – 3: (Basil Tea)
- 3 – 6 leaves – Basil leaves
- 1 cup – Water
- Honey its optional to use
- Take basil leaves and place in a pan.
- Take some water and pour into this pan and place it on flame or stove.
- For few minutes boil this and then for few minutes simmer it.
- To make the tea sweet add honey to it after straining.
- But remember don’t add any milk to this tea.
- Sip this tea slowly and follow this home remedy for acidity regularly for getting complete relief from not only acidity but its symptoms as well.
The people facing the problem of acidity can get the foods which have low acid levels. Also remember the if the pH level of a food is low then it is more acidic than the food which has high pH. Now the pH level of melon is 9 which makes it more alkaline in nature, eating alkaline foods are more useful for the organs, tissues and cells in the body.
In 2011 a study was conducted and it was proved it it in it 20 members with the problem of acidity and reflux strictly followed low acid diet and said that they got 95% improvement in their problem. So including low acid foods in your diet are helpful like watermelon, grapefruit, broccoli, celery, lertuce and so on.
Below we will show toy the way to eat water melon to treat acidity.
Method – 1: (Watermelon)
- Cut down a ripe watermelon into bite size small pieces.
- Cover the pieces and store in refrigerator.
- Take a small bowl from it when you get the feeling of heartburn or acidity.
- Take 5 to 7 pieces out of refrigerator of this chilled watermelon.
- Repeat this process at different intervals to get rid from the problem of acidity.
- Make sure to consume the cut watermelon which you store in the fridge with in three days it is not safe to use it after 3 days.
Method – 2: (Watermelon Juice)
- Cut down a ripe watermelon into small pieces.
- Place them for few minutes in a refrigerator.
- Then take the pieces out of the fridge and blend them to make a refreshing drink.
- To get rid of acidity and most digestive problems drink the chilled watermelon juice.
Method – 3: (Watermelon Salad)
- Cut down a watermelon into small pieces.
- Take a bowl and place the pieces in it.
- Now take banana and grapefruit the fruits are low acid.
- Cut them down in small pieces after peeling.
- Place all of them into the bowl.
- Make a salad of it by mixing them well.
- For acidity prevention and and to neutralize the acid in it consume this fruit salad which is low acid.
- Follow this remedy regularly to get best results.
Method – 4: (Watermelon Juice with Coconut Water)
- -Watermelon juice-
- -Coconut water-
- Take coconut water and some quantity of water-melon juice.
- After mixing it well use this in between meals by drinking it or whenever you feel and want to get rid of acidity.
- To avoid the problem of acidity follow this remedy regularly.
7. (Cumin Seeds)
Umbelliferae family generally cumin seeds belongs to it, and more dill and chervil, caraway seeds, parsley. All these seeds are rich in iron, manganese and other minerals and vitamins and widely used by people in many countries like Spanish, Mexican, Indian and Middle Eastern areas.
On cumin seeds many studies are conducted and found that it is helpful for pancreatic enzymes stimulation and because of it digestion become proper and keeps you away from acidity its symtoms and many other digestive problems.
Below are the methods for cumin seeds home remedies for acidity.
Method – 1: (Cumin Seeds Decoction)
- 1 tablespoon – Cumin Seeds
- 1 glass – Water
- Take water and pour in a pan.
- Place the pan on the flame or stove.
- Take cumin seeds an add to it.
- Stir it and for 5 to 7 minutes and boil it.
- Now take it away from heat allow few minutes for it to cool down.
- When it become cool you can drink it to get rid of acidity.
- When you feel acidity follow this remedy of cumin seeds to get rid of it.
Method – 2: (Cumin Seeds with Buttermilk)
- -Cumin seeds-
- -Buttermilk or water-
- -Strainer (its optional to use it)-
- -Airtight container-
- Dry roast some cumin seeds for few minutes and when it become properly roasted you will get aroma.
- Take 1 tablespoon of this roasted dry cumin seeds and place in a mortar and pestle.
- After slightly crushing this roasted cumin seeds pour into buttermilk or water.
- Or by using a juicer you can crush the roasted cumin seeds along with buttermilk or water.
- It is optional if you want to strain it or leave the cumin seeds in water or buttermilk.
- Stir if well and after completing your meal drink it.
- To use later take an airtight container for storing the roasted cumin seeds which is remaining.
- To get rid completely from acidity follow this remedy regularly.
Method – 3: (Cumin Seeds)
- -Raw cumin-seeds-
- Place raw cumin seeds a pinch full in your mouth.
- To get rid from acidity and its symptoms immediately properly chew them.
- For getting relief form acidity follow this remedy regularly.
Banana is among one of the fruits which can treat acidity. As a rich source of potassium banana is an alkalizing mineral with a pH of 14. Consuming ripe banana will rise the pH level of stomach and thus will reduce acidity.
Besides this certain chemical found in banana helps in stomach lining to stimulate to produce high quantity of mucus and it will prevent the problem of stomach ulcers by protecting stomach from acids. The fiber content of banana speeds ups the process of digestion. To neutralize the acidity in body the minimum quantity of banana must be included in your diet.
By eating unripe banana some people may feel heartburn it is because of it reaction. Potassium in unripe banana is in potassium nitrate form which is the cause of this heartburn. So to deal with this it is recommended to have overripe which show brown spots over its peel or ripe banana, it is healthy and tasty.
Beside this coriander contains bio active compounds which helps in acidity symptoms prevention like nausea, vomiting and other different stomach disorders. Fresh coriander leaves can also give you relief if due to continuous acidity attacks your appetite is suppressed, because of its act as a better appetizers. So indigestion (dyspepsia) can be prevented by including them in your daily diet.
Below are the coriander home remedies for acidity.
Method – 1: (Coriander Leaves with Buttermilk)
- -Coriander leaves-
- 1 galss – Buttermilk-
- Take a mortar and pestle and place some coriander leaves in it.
- Add some water to it and then crush them finely.
- Use these crushed coriander leaves and extract its juice.
- The take butter milk and add 1 teaspoon juice of this crushed coriander leaves.
- Mix it well and after meal drink this mixture of buttermilk and crushed coriander leaves juice.
- As long as the acidity remains follow this remedy 2 to 3 times a day.
- Or you can use the crushed coriander leaves juice without buttermilk mixing.
Method – 2: (Coriander Seeds Tea)
- 1 teaspoon – Coriander seeds
- 1 cup – Hot water
- First proper crush some coriander seeds.
- Then take a pot and place these properly crushed coriander seeds in it.
- Then take some hot water and pour over these crushed coriander seeds.
- Leave it for 5 to 10 minutes to steep.
- If you want you can add some honey to it after straining.
- Stir it well and two times a day after meals drink this tea.
- Adding honey is optional you can even drink it without it.
- Follow this remedy until you level the acidity in your body.
10. (Lemon Juice).
As you well know that lemon juice is a natural antacid. Citric acid in lemon is helpful in changing internal environment to alkaline from acidic and finally the acidity is gone.
You may be thinking that lemon juice has acidic nature so how it become alkaline? The answer is simple that in its natural form lemon is considered acidic it has a pH below 7. But it completely metabolized when it goes inside the body to dissociate all its minerals in the bloodstream and then it become alkalizing and raise the blood and body pH 7. This how its acidic nature makes them alkaline.
Below are the methods using lemon juice as home remedies for acidity.
Method – 1: (Lemon Juice with Warm Water)
- Half piece – Lemon
- 1 glass – Warm water
- Extract the juice of half fresh lemon by squeezing it.
- Take warm water and add this juice to it then stir it well.
- Drink this lemon water empty stomach in the morning.
- Also you can add little bit of honey then stir well and drink it.
- Follow this remedy daily and you will get relief from many stomach problems including acidity.
Method – 2: (Lemon Water)
- 1/2 to 1 – Lemon
- 1/2 glass – Water
- Honey (it is optional if you want to use)
- Extract fresh juice of one or half lemon by squeezing it.
- Take water and add this lemon juice to it and mix it well.
- Before taking meal consume this lemon juice.
- If required a little bit of honey can be added to it.
- For reducing acidic nature of body drink this lemon water after stirring well.
- To cure acidity follow this remedy daily before taking meal.
Method – 3: (Lemonade)
- 1 cup – Lemon juice
- 1/2 cup – Sugar
- 64 oz – Water
- Take water and add sugar and lemon juice to it.
- Mix the lemon juice and sugar properly by stirring it well.
- Drink this lemon juice to neutralize the pH of the water to offset the lemon juice’s tart acid.
- Follow this remedy regularly to cure stomach related problems and acidity.
11. (Coconut Water).
Coconut water is a natural isotonic beverage which has taken from tender coconut, our blood electrolytic balance level is the as of this. There are many health benefits of drinking this coconut water.
Drinking this coconut water will change the acidic pH level to alkaline automatically and you will get relief from the discomfort and the acidity itself. Along with this it is a huge source of nutrients, minerals such as copper, sodium, sulphur, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorous and chlorides, vitamin B, natural sugars, proteins (in small portion) and ascorbic acid.
So this delicious and nutritious coconut water drinking can give many health benefits and can cure many health problems including acidity. Below we show you how to use the coconut water home remedies for acidity.
Method – 1: (Coconut Water)
- -Coconut water-
- Take a cup and pour some pure coconut water (from tender and natural coconuts) into it.
- Drink this coconut water 3 to 4 times in a day.
- Drinking this water in the morning is best as it give you the benefit of drinking it all day.
- Natural coconut water drinking is much more beneficial than artificial flavored and sweetened coconut water.
- Following this coconut remedy have many health and beauty benefits.
Method – 2: (Coconut Water with Fresh Cucumber)
To get rid of stomach acidity this combinational process is too much beneficial. It prevents from many intestinal and digestive problems by alkalizing the stomach.
- 6 oz – Coconut water
- 1/4th piece – Cucumber (fresh)
- Peel off a fresh piece of cucumber and make pieces.
- Take coconut water and place in a food processor or blender along with cucumber pieces.
- To form a thin liquid from it keep blending for 15 to 25 seconds on high speed.
- Take an empty glass and pour this liquid in it.
- After 10 to 15 minutes of taking meal drink this mixture of coconut water and cucumber, or drink when you notice the first sign of acidity.
- If you make in more quantity you can store for 48 hours in fridge for later use.
- Following this drinking mixture remedy will help you in getting rid of acidity.
If indigestion is the cause of the acidity then another excellent remedy to treat it is Spearmint. To cure indigestion mint leaves are helpful but due to some healthcare experts mint leases release the esophageal valve and the heartburn symptoms can be worsen so the patient with heart burn should avoid this.
As compare to peppermint the menthol is less in this spearmint. So that it helps the muscles of stomach to relax and reduce the symptoms like nausea along with acidity and other digestive problems.
Below the the procedure for making mint tea to cure acidity.
- 5 to 10 – Spearmint leaves
- 1 cup – Hot water
- 1 to 2 tablespoon – Honey (but it is optional)
- Take a cup and place mint leaves in it.
- Take warm or hot water and pour over the leaves in this cup.
- Allow 5 to 7 minutes for it to steep.
- Now keep these leaves or strain from the tea.
- Add any sweetener (if you like) or honey to this tea.
- To get relief from acidity drink this mint tea after meals.
- Follow this remedy after meals regularly to get rid of acidity completely.
To cure acidity by dispelling gas from stomach the natural antacid as cinnamon is helpful. Cinnamon is commonly used by many people to cure acidity and get better digestion. Try the cinnamon tea remedy below to get rid of acidity and indigestion.
- 1/2 teaspoon – Cinnamon powder
- 1 cup – Water
- Place a pot on flame or stove.
- Add water and cinnamon powder to it.
- Stir it well then for for few minutes boil it.
- Now take away it from flame and pour it in an empty cup.
- To get rid of acidity drink this tea 2 to 3 times daily.
- Or you can add cinnamon powder to salad or soup and consume regularly.
14. (Apple Cider Vinegar).
By nature apple cider vinegar is acidic but in stomach when taken it exhibits the alkalizing effect and treat acidity in stomach from base. You just need to mix water with unfiltered, raw, pure apple cider vinegar to get rid from acidity.
- 1 to 2 tablespoon – Apple cider vinegar
- 1 cup – Water
- Take water and add organic apple cider vinegar to it.
- Mix it well and before taking meal drink it.
- Follow this remedy one or two times a day until acidity is completely cured.
Cloves are also most effective in alleviating the acidity by dispelling the gas with its carminative effect. Hydrochloric acid (HCL) is also increased in stomach by it. This is a common belief that low stomach acid can also be the cause of acidity and the clove increase it to balance it and cure most stomach related problems.
Method – 1:
- 2 to 4 – Cloves
- Place the cloves in the mouth.
- To extract it juice start chewing them and the juice goes into system.
- Following this clove juice remedy regularly will cure acidity by balanced digestion.
Method – 2: (Cloves with Cardamom)
- Take cardamom and cloves in equal quantities.
- Take mortar and pestle and place them in it or in a blender.
- Make a mixture by finely crushing them and have it to get relief from acidity in body.
- Use an airtight container to store the remaining for future use.
- This remedy also improves the indigestion , to stop bad breath it freshen the breath along with acidity prevention.
16. (Herbal Decoction).
The therapeutic properties of many herbs and seeds like coriander, fennel, cumin, etc. Can work as a best home remedies for acidity. So if we combine all these in a herbal decoction the effect of it on acidity will be amazing.
Below we will show you how to combine these herbs for herbal decoction remedy fot acidity.
- 1 table spoon – Cumin seed powder
- 1 tablespoon – Fennel seed powder
- 1 tablespoon – Coriander seed powder
- 1/2 cup – Sugar
- 1/2 cup – Water
- Take cumin seed powder, fennel seed powder, and coriander seed powder and add in a glass.
- Take water and sugar and add to these seeds powder.
- To make a fine decoration stir it well.
- To get rid from acidity consume this empty stomach every morning.
- Follow this remedy every morning until acidity is cured completely.
In India an Ayurvedic traditional medicine is cardamom and is best for treating acidity. It helps in digestion stimulation and relieves the stomach acid reactions and stomach spasms . To soothe the inner lining of the stomach use of cardamon is helpful and for faster relief from acidity it helps in clearing the excess acid production effects.
- 2 to 3 – Cardamom pods
- 1 cup – Water
- First get cardamom pots in powdered form by crushing them.
- Place a pan on flame or stove.
- Now take these crushed cardamom pods (either without or with skin) to the pan.
- After pouring water into pan take few minutes to boil it.
- Allow few minutes to cool down.
- To cure acidity instantly drink this cardamom water.
- Follow this remedy regularly to get relief from stomach related problems and acidity.
18. (Amla or Indian Gooseberry).
Vitamin C is in plenty amount in Indian gooseberry which is best for healing esophagus and injured stomach lining. taking amla regularly is best cure for acidity.
- 1 tablespoon – Amla powder
- Whenever you suffer from acidity consume amla powder.
- For controlling acid level in stomach regularly take amla powder two times a day.
- Or take a cup of water add freshly extracted amla juice to it stir it well and drink this.
Jaggery is helpful for best digestion by reducing the stomach acidity and digestive tract alkalizing. Jaggery is easily available in most Indian or Asian markets. After completing meal suck a small piece of jaggery and follow the remedy until complete cure of acidity. You can use the jaggery in a glass of cold milk as sweetener and drink it. Diabetic patients should not use because of their health problems.
20. (Cold Milk).
One of the property of milk is that it can stabilize stomach gastric acids. Milk has a high quantity of calcium which helps in preventing stomach acids build up. So to prevent acidity and soothe the acidic reaction drink regularly one glass of cold milk. Next time when you feel acidity drink one glass cold milk and see it yourself.
Fruits that causes Acidity:
Even although consuming fruits is definitely really helpful for nutritious diet however you should be cautious while selecting the fruits because the acidic ranges of the fruits will even have an effect on the well being and causes acidity in you. Regularly our body struggles to take care of the right steadiness between the acid and alkaline ranges.
We all know that standard pH steadiness of the body will vary in between 6.8 to 7.8 and there are a number of chemical compounds within the body and the abdomen which helps to maintain the best steadiness of pH ranges. Coming to the pH of the blood which is barely alkaline will vary in between 7.35 to 7.45 why as a result of the body consists of about 70% of water that has a impartial pH worth of seven.
Always keep in mind that a lot of the body or abdomen pH degree can be both altering or sustaining is relies upon primarily on the meals which you eat. So on this article, you’re going to know concerning the acidity in fruits and the way they have an effect on our body while you ate it.
Indication of Acidity in Fruits:
Fruits has pure acids like oxalate acid, citrus acid, and so forth. in it and after we eat this sparsely then the acids in these fruits are thought-about to be helpful for us. But a lot of the meals which we’re taking in today are acidic meals which can produce extra of acids in varied kinds within the body. This will certainly results in the imbalance within the body pH ranges and thus ends in a number of ailments. Apart from this drawback, when you eat extra of the excessive acidity fruits then that makes you unable to handle the steadiness between the acid and alkaline pH ranges within the body. So its really helpful that it’s important to know which fruits are acidic in nature and what fruits it’s important to eat to take care of the traditional pH degree within the body and abdomen.
Fruits with their Acidic ranges:
Here is the checklist of fruits together with their acidity ranges…
Sub or Semi Acidic fruits:
Alkaline or Non – acidic Fruits:
Finally keep in mind one factor that you’ve got eat the citric fruits like oranges, kiwifruit, blueberries, strawberries, grapefruit, and so forth. which has excessive acidity why as a result of they has immune boosting properties that are important for the right bodily capabilities. So have fruits as per the body acidic or pH ranges.
Foods for Treating Acidity:
When discussing about acidity, one main factor is known as food regimen, means the meals which we eat performs an essential position for rising acidity or neutralizing the acid within the abdomen. So observe the beneath talked about meals chart which describes what to eat and what to not eat within the day by day food regimen to clear acidity.
Foods to include in Diet (Alkalizing Foods):
Intake of those alkalizing meals recurrently will help you to get management over acidity and different digestive and intestinal issues. The meals that are listed below are thought-about to be most impartial to most alkaline selling meals.
- Raisins (more alkaline-promoting-food)
- Green beans
- Red wine
- Mineral water
- White wine
- Draft beer (more-neutral)
Foods to exclude in Diet (Acidic Foods):
Avoid the consumption of those acidic meals in your day by day food regimen to get full management over acidity and likewise to stop this acidity and different belly issues in future. The meals that are listed below are thought-about to be most impartial to most acid forming meals.
- Parmesan cheese (more-acid-producing)
- American / cheddar-cheese
- Cooked turkey-bacon
- Canned sardines
- Brown rice
- Whole egg (hard-boiled)
- Wild cooked-trout
- Lean beef
- Hot dog
- Peanuts (dry-roasted)
- Plain bagel
- Whole-wheat cooked-spaghetti
- White bread
- Lentils (boiled)
- Whole milk
- Low fat yogurt
- Olive oil (more Neutral)
Tips to Reduce the Acidity:
A few small changes can make a big difference in acidity cure. To be protected from digestive problem, acid reflux and acidity small changes according to the tips below will be helpful.
- Aniseed also helps for acidity prevention. Take water one cup and boil it add aniseed 1 tablespoon to it and then cover it. leave for all night and next morning strain this water. Take hone 1 tablespoon and add to it and to get relief from acidity drink this three times a day daily.
- Take water 1 1/2 liters and add caraway seeds 1 tablespoon then put them in a pot and for few minutes boil it on flame or stove. For 15 minutes simmer it and slowly sip it while its warm. For best results drink this mixture 2 to 3 times daily for 5 to 7 days.
- If you are overweight or obesity is the main cause of you acidity then follow the diet for weight loss and also do some regular weight loss exercise for normal weight to be maintained.
- Raw garlic clove chewing or cabbage juice daily intake is helpful in acidity cure.
- More carbohydrates intake like rice is helpful for faster and easier digestion thus for preventing the acidity.
- Drinking daily one glass warm water early in the morning is a simple and most effective tip to treat acidity.
- Also drink water 7 oz at least quantity throughout a day this will neutralizes the body acid and in turn prevents from acidity.
- Don’t skip the meal. Avoid late night dinners. Take 5 to 6 small meals instead of 3 large meals in full day take dinner 3 hours before going to bed.
- Avoid calcium and protein rich foods like milk and different dairy products ( buttermilk is excluded ) at night time. Instead replace these products with rice, soy or almond milk.
- Consult your doctor immediately if you are suffering frequently from acidity to get best treatment for you problem. As acidity is also a symptom of other health problems.
- Regular eating of foods like banana, pineapple, cucumber, yogurt, coconut water and avocadoes are also helpful in acidity cure.
- Include vegetables in your diet like parsley, barley grass, garlic, Brussels, sprouts, cabbage, dandelion, collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion, peppers, rutabaga, and peas to cure acidity.
- Eat foods rich in protein like flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, whey protein, squash seeds, eggs, millet, fermented soy, etc. These are helpful in providing alkalizing effect for neutralizing the acidic nature of body.
- Include spices in your diet like mustard, ginger, miso, cinnamon, etc. To reduce acidity it makes the food more alkaline.
- Eliminating a lot of the acidic meals which include fat, oils, crimson meat, processed meals, sugar, wheat and synthetic sweeteners from the food regimen and likewise keep away from the consumption of espresso, tea, soda and fruit juices can be extra helpful for treating the acidity within the abdomen.
- You should fill your plate with greens in additional than half for meals. This is as a result of the greens are alkaline and thus helps to steadiness the pH ranges.
- Eating celery earlier than or throughout each meal may be very efficient as that is excessive in alkaline and helps to counteract the impact of acid which we eat.
- Eating of grapefruit 15 minutes earlier than taking the breakfast is helpful in alkalizing the acidity of carbs and proteins which you eat later all through the day.
- Its at all times higher to squeeze lemon or its juice on the salads, in water or over rice to alkalize the meals which you’re consuming and to scale back the acidity.
- Including wholesome fat like uncooked nuts, avocado, omega – 3 oils, uncooked seeds, and so forth. in sufficient energy day-after-day will help in strengthening the guts and promotes the wholesome pores and hair and skin. Also use flax oil or olive oil for dressing the salads.
- Stress is one other essential issue that causes acidity. So handle your stress by doing yoga, remedy, and so forth. and likewise it will be sound to sleep for not less than 7 – 8 hours each evening.
- Doing some common workouts like energy stroll, jogging, and so forth. will help to shed extra pounds and good for correct digestion and thereby reduces the acidity.
- Mixing salt or baking soda within the recipes is helpful for you to counteract acidity. But ensure that to not have this salt, baking soda, or lemon juice in your day by day food regimen as it will have an effect on your well being.
- Its advisable that to not drink water throughout or instantly after a meal as it could possibly result in improper digestion which in flip ends in acidity.
While there are a lot of antacids and different pharmaceutical remedies for coping with abdomen acidity which is induced on account of sure meals or overeating however the pure one is more practical with lengthy lasting outcomes with out any negative effects. Make positive to seek the advice of the physician, if any signs persist, as each treatment isn’t appropriate to everybody’s well being situation.
This is all about Home Remedies to do away with Acidity. Hope you’ll strive these remedies at home to get full reduction from acidity. Do you assume that something I missed mentioning on this article? Then share your expertise with us.