Gas pain is an excruciating discomfort that comes unannounced. Its symptoms are bloating, passing of bad gas and belching. With this in mind, one should be aware of its simple remedies to relieve the pain...at least temporarily. There are different possible causes of gas pain and at the same time, there are different effective remedies for it.
Several types of food and drinks can cause gas pain. Beans usually create a gas build-up in the stomach. Carbonated drinks and oily products also produce a lot of gas in it. Another culprit is the lactose or dairy products where a lot of people are allergic with. One should also take into consideration how the food was prepared. The beans should be cooked thoroughly so it could be digested properly.
Some herbal teas are helpful to alleviate the gas pain. Chamomile tea calms the stomach and ginger tea relieves the pain.
Skipping meals can also cause gas pain. When this happens, it is advisable to have a drink of water and an antacid so it could release the gas out. If you want a more natural alternative, you can take charcoal tablets that can be found in drugstores. After that, you can take some light meal such as a warm vegetable soup.
For those who are lactose intolerant, there are lactase supplements in the market that you could buy and take before eating any dairy products like milk and ice cream.
Drinking water is also important especially when you are experiencing the first symptoms of gas pain. Water fills your stomach that would help expel or eliminate the gas from the system.
Aside from proper food preparation, food choices, and drinking water with antacid and teas, it is also advisable to lie on your back while flexing your knees to allow your body to release the excess gas.
There are several home remedies for gas pain that you can do at home:
1. Drink tea with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
2. For adults, eat caraway seeds.
3. Every morning, have a glass of warm water with lemon.
4. Have some peppermint tea.
5. Put some two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water and then drink it up.
6. Put fennel seeds into a boil, strain, and then drink the fennel seeds water.
7. You blanch ginger with cinnamon, and then drink the warm ginger cinnamon water.
8. Have a warm cup of chamomile tea.
9. Put a half teaspoon of baking soda in a cup of water and then drink it up to relieve the bloating.
10. In a cup of warm water, mix one tablespoon of lime juice and one tablespoon of ginger and then drink it up.
Other natural remedies for Gas problems are:
Make mint tea, add some ice cubes and wait till its cold. Drink the cold tea to cure gas.
Salvia blanch is a very good cure for gas.
Cinnamon tea and chamomile tea are well known remedies for gassy stomach; drink the tea in small sips.
Boil 1 cup of water and add a slice of lemon in the water. Stir well and drink.
Cook 3 potatoes for a few minutes. Take some of the cooking water and drink.
Sour cream will relax your stomach and make you feel better. Eat 1-2 tablespoons when ever you feel gassy.
Bloating stomach can be treated by drinking water with apple cider vinegar.
Boil water in a pot; add cinnamon and ginger and drink.
Baking soda is very effective as a cure for gas problems, melt some baking soda in water and drink.
Take 1-2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to relax the stomach.
Drink funnel seeds tea.