Heartburn Remedies

Try these home remedies of relief of Heartburn:

  • Almonds - Eating raw almonds can relieve hearburn.
  • Lemons - Lemons can prevent hearburn. Cut a lemon into thin strips and dip in salt. Eat before a meal
  • Banana - Banana is said to be very beneficial for relieving heartburn. You may also use ground dried banana.
  • Chamomile - Make a tea by simmering 1 teaspoon of licorice root in 1 1/4 cups of water for 10 minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 teaspoons of dried chamomile, cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and drink.
  • Oil of Clove - Put a few drops of oil of clove in a glass of water and sip slowly.
  • Ginger root - Take a teaspoon of freshly grated ginger root or 1,000 mg of the powder daily. This remedy can be more effective than any over-the-counter or prescription medication. Ginger is helpful for indigestion, especially if it is due to eating spicy foods.
  • Licorice - Sold as DGL (deglycyrrhizinated licorice), take two 250 mg chewable tablets, or break open a 250 mg capsule and dissolve in two ounces of water and drink it. Note: do not take if you have hypertension.
  • Turmeric - This helps to stimulate digestion and prevents acid build-up. Curried foods contain turmeric. If you don't use turmeric in your cooking, take 2-3 1/2-1 gr capsules before meals.

Please note: These remedies has not been medically proven to treat or cure heartburn.

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