Production of gas is a natural process of the digestive system and an uncontrolled fart being released out is considered as absolutely normal. Eating spicy food, stress, excessive drinking, and bacterial infections are some of the reasons for gas formation inside the digestive system. Symptoms of stomach gas include bad breath, loss of appetite, belching, stomach pain, and a coating on the tongue. Over-the-counter medications may relieve stomach gas for a limited period of time, but not effective as any natural or home remedy that contributes complete cure.
- Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is used for the treatment of indigestion and gas production.
Consumption of cinnamon powder in milk or drinking cinnamon tea will soothe the stomach and prevents the formation of gas.
Ginger is a good remedy for indigestion and relieves gas problem. Consumption of a piece of ginger after meals and drinking ginger tea helps in controlling the formation of gas in the stomach. Another option is to add a few drops of ginger essential oil and rub it on stomach. The chemicals gingerols and shagaols relaxes the intestinal tract and ease inflammation.
A combination of buttermilk, black salt, and carom seeds is considered as a good remedy for gas production. It is easier to digest than milk and contains lactic acid.
- Baking soda and lemon
Dissolve baking soda in a cup of water and consume it along with lemon extracts. It acts as an effective antacid.
Consumption of a decoction prepared from garlic or garlic soup helps stimulate the gastric fire and relief from stomach gas.
Asaetida is an effective remedy for gas formation due to its anti-spasmodic and anti-flatulent properties.
Consumption of a decoction of fennel prepared in a pot of hot water is a fast acting remedy for bloating and gas formation.
Intake of peppermint tea or decoction prepared from peppermint is a good medicine to relieve gas problems.
Cardamom has the potential to soothe gas problems, churning stomach, and ease gastric disconfort. It speeds up digestion.
- Caraway seeds
Intake of a pinch of caraway seeds relieves gas formation, pain, and other discomforts.
- Herbal teas
Chamomile is a herb that possess anti-spamodic and anti-inflammatory properties. A decoction of chamomile relieves heartburn, gas formation, and indigestion. Mint , raspberry, and black berry teas work best against gas formation and indigestion. Fresh mint leaves or f\dried chamomile flowers can be dipped in water and later used.
Gas formation is after effect of indigestion event happening inside a body. High amount of fiber is hard to digest and does not break down in the small intestine. Consumption of pumpkin after meal can ward off gas formed inside the intestine.
- Anise seeds
Anise has an anti-spasmodic property and helps relax digestive tract.
- Diet and exercise
Always proper diet and ample body exercises is a good remedy for almost all bodily diseases.
- Chew the food
Proper chewing of food helps in faster digestion, and gas formed and trapped must be expelled out.
- Activated charcoal
Activated charcoal is porous and gets oxidized with hot steam or air, thereby excess gas is given off by bacteria in the intestine.
Coriander relieves the burning sensation, gas formation, and indigestion. It can be consumed by either roasting it or mixing it in a glass of butter milk.
Cloves increase the mobility of gut and gastrointestinal secretion thus helping in digestion and curing gas, and indigestion problems. Pieces of clove or clove oil can be administered to get rid of stomach irritability.