Category Archives for "Gas and Bloating Remedies"
Fennel seeds are a potent herbal remedy for bloating, flatulence and many other digestive problems. They have been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine and are safe, fast acting and effective.
Ginger is a potent herbal remedy for a variety of ailments. It has a particularly beneficial effect on your digestive system and, made into a strong tea, can be used to treat stomach bloat, abdominal pain and flatulence.
Peppermint essential oil is derived from dried peppermint leaves and it is a powerful calmative and antispasmodic. In herbal medicine this means it alleviates tension and releases spasms and blockages in your gastrointestinal tract.
Activated charcoal is a unique form of carbon that is oxidized at very high temperatures to give it a massive surface area and incredibly porous properties. Just 2 grams of activated charcoal has roughly the equivalent surface area of a football field.
The previous articles on beans and legumes, gas causing vegetables, dairy products, high fructose foods, sugar alcohols, and fructan and gluten rich grains cover some of the most common causes of digestive problems.
Most people with digestive issues tend to eat their meals very quickly. This is a problem because not chewing your food properly puts serious strain on the entire process of digestion.
There has been a lot of interest in recent years in the health benefits of probiotics, but just what are they and how can they help your digestive system?