Home Remedies for Bloating

Everyone suffers from a bloated stomach after eating a consistent meal. This can be a rare experience for some, but for others a bloated stomach is a daily nuisance. Eating foods that produce a lot of gas can lead to a stretched and swollen stomach sensation. Gastric conditions can make your stomach produce excess acid. Whatever is causing this condition, there are a a few home remedies that can give you some relief.


1. Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is a light and minty beverage with plenty of benefits for one’s digestion. Serve this brew hot or cold, but for a bloated stomach, a hot cup of peppermint tea will do wonders.  This tea can help you soothe irritable bowels, fight against flatulence, improve digestion and relieve even heartburns. You can use peppermint tea bags to make a hot cup of tea, or can boil dried peppermint leaves in a pot, then strain the water and drink it.

2. Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea has been used since the ancient times in lots of remedies, particularly stomach problems. A hot steaming cup of chamomile tea is a known remedy for ulcers, hyperacidity and heartburn. Aside from helping dissipate the gas that leads to bloating, chamomile also calms and relaxes. This tea eases any sort of stomach pain. Make tea from fresh chamomile, or use a chamomile tea bag if this is a more convenient option for you.

3. Clove Oil

Clove oil is a known remedy to ease a bloated stomach. The clove helps you relax the lining of your digestive tract and reduces the pain. A cup of clove tea is best for healing a bloated stomach and it also relieves gas, stomach spasms and indigestion. To prevent stomach bloating, you should drink a glass of water mixed with a few drops of clove oil. Do this each morning and you will find that you feel less bloated.

4. Ground Cinnamon

Cinnamon is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is a highly used ingredient in modern medicine. To prevent a bloated stomach, mix ground cinnamon in water, add honey to taste and drink this mixture. Repeat this every morning and you will relax the digestive tract.

5. Bergamot Oil

Extracted from the peel of bergamot orange, this oil can be used in two ways to help heal a bloated stomach. One can be used as a tea remedy, bergamot is popular in treating colic and indigestion. Drinking this tea will prevent spasms and it will relax your stomach, making it feel less bloated. The second way you can use it is by rubbing several drops of bergamot oil on your stomach. Bergamot oil in its pure form has soothing effects that will help you relieve any stomach discomfort.

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