More research has led me to a couple more easy natural indigestion remedies that we can try out. I am finding it really interesting there are some really easy things you can do to help relieve indigestion symptoms yet many people will continue for years suffering, not realising that they can do something about it! Indigestion has actually been around for hundreds of years and so have some of the most natural cures. However, the study of these natural treatments has only been around for the last few decades.
So here are some more simple and effective indigestion remedies that could work as a natural cure:
Regularly eating honey is thought to help cure indigestion. This is because honey is a natural treatment that heals body tissue. Honey helps heal the sphincter which in some cases is a cause of indigestion. The sphincter is a ring of muscle tissue that is situated between your stomach and oesophagus and it works by opening and closing to allow food to enter the stomach. If it is weak it loses its ability to stay shut thus allowing stomach acid to flow back up the oesophagus causing indigestion symptoms. The sphincter can be strengthened by eating 3 teaspoons of honey every day. We will definitely be trying out this very simple and natural indigestion cure and we will be having honey on our toast in the mornings!
Eating an apple is also thought to be beneficial in curing indigestion. Although this does not work for everyone it has been helping my Grandad's indigestion for many years now. Whenever he feels an indigestion symptoms coming on, he eats a red apple and it helps him enormously.
Drinking water after every meal can help. This is because water helps to flush the stomach cavity and create a seal for the sphincter. You should be drinking at least 7-8 glasses of water every day.
Another natural remedy is tea. Acid reflux is mainly a disease that affects the western world and it is widely believed that easterners do not suffer with it because they drink tea. One popular remedy for indigestion is green tea with ginseng, something easy for us to try!
Finally, as already mentioned, you should also try to change some bad habits that may contribute to your indigestion. These include avoid smoking, drinking carbonated drinks and alcohol to but we are working on these!