Since heartburn is extremely uncomfortable feeling, heartburn sufferers search immediately for heartburn remedies in order to find relief from heartburn. There is a wide range of different natural remedies for heartburn such as herbs, spices, essential oils, homeopathic remedies and home remedies... Feel free to try and use some of the heartburn cures from my time-proved selection. They all are safe and effective heartburn remedies. Each of us is different everybody has to find his individual heartburn remedy which suits him best.
Baking soda is the same as Bicarbonate of soda or Bicarb of soda. It is alkaline and neutralises stomach acid soon. Mix ½ teaspoon of baking soda and the juice of half lemon or one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup (250ml) of warm water. Be cautious the mixture will create bubbles! Do not drink the diluted baking soda on its own; you need some acid to dispel the gas which bicarb creates in the stomach when it comes into contact with stomach acid. Baking soda is one of the oldest natural remedies for heartburn.
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Give a protective coat your burning esophagus with sticky herbs such as Slippery elm, Marsh mallow or Liquorice. All of them are great heartburn remedies.
Due to stomach acid reflux the esophagus lining can be seriously damaged and inflamed causing muscle cramps and tension of the esophagus wall muscles.
Therefore muscle relaxing, calming herbs, such as
are comforting and soothing heartburn remedies. Drink on a regular basis in the evening at bedtime Camomile and/or Lemon balm tea as excellent heartburn cures.
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If you like mixing herbs and sipping herbal teas here you find time-proved herbal heartburn cures.
Anti-inflammatory herbal tea soothing esophagitis – excellent natural remedy for heartburn
Infuse two teaspoons of the herbal mixture in 250ml boiling water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink warm during the day.
Calming and relaxing herbal relief from heartburn
Mix in equal amounts following herbs:
Infuse two teaspoons of the mixture with 250ml boiling water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink warm immediately. The tea calms down and relaxes quickly the cramped and burning upper gastrointestinal tract.
According to the ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda different spices from the plant family Umbelliferae and Zingiberacae are great heartburn cures.
All the spices above have been used as digestive herbs for thousands of years. They can ease the burn, relax the cramps and encourage normal flow of digestion. They bring a fast relief from heartburn.
Add 2 teaspoons of any one of them to 250ml boiling water; allow infusing for 10 minutes, strain and drink.
Homeopathic remedies have the great advantage; they act quickly and are very easy to use. Just let a couple of pills dissolve under your tongue and experience relief from heartburn in a few minutes.
Many of the herbs mentioned above are often used in aromatherapy for heartburn treatment. Best essential oils for heartburn relief are followings:
Heartburn can be helped by gentle massage over the stomach area with massage oil. Put 2-3 drops of any essential oil mentioned above into 15ml carrier oil such as olive or grape seed oil. You might combine 2 different oils for better effect. Massage gently the stomach area with circular movements in a clockwise direction for 5-6 minutes. Relief from heartburn comes quickly.
Another method of use is hot compress over the stomach – lower chest area. Put in a bowl of 500ml warm water 4-5 drops essential oil and stir well. Soak a cotton cloth into the mixture, wring well and place firmly over the stomach are. Choose only essential oils you like the smell of.
Aromatherapy is a very pleasant and relaxing heartburn cure, well worth a try.
I am sure you could choose your personal heartburn remedy from the collected heartburn cures above.
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