Before we start with home remedies for acid reflux lets check out what causes this unpleasant reaction to certain foods and what the symptoms are.
At the lower end of the esophagus is a sphincter ("a ring of muscle surrounding an opening in the body which is able to close by contracting"). This is called the LES or lower esophageal sphincter.
It is the connection between the tummy and the esophagus.
When this sphincter contracts it blocks the stomach acid's path back to the esophagus, and keeps the tummy acids where they belong - in the tummy.
But, there are times when certain foods relax the sphincter and the stomach acids slosh back into the esophagus causing acid reflux.
No, they are not.
We, as always have tried our very best to keep the explanation simple.
"Natural remedies can also help to support the nervous system and to keep nerves settled and soothed to enable us to digest our foods properly and with little discomfort. In fact, natural remedies have been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years to support the healthy functioning of the stomach, and digestive system in general".
Wash an unpeeled potato, mix with water and put into a juicer.
Drink three times a day immediately after preparation.
Make in an infusion of chamomile and hot water.
Allow to steep and drink 3 times a day immediately after preparation.
Chamomile is well suited to treating digestive ailments.
Chamomile has a unique combination of:
Add 1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger to a cup of hot water and steep for 10 minutes.
Drink three times per day straight after preperation.
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