Thursday, July 3, 2014

Home Remedies for Indigestion

Home Remedies for Indigestion

Indigestion is the disturbance in the digestive function of the stomach or its failure to digest food.

How To Get Rid of Indigestion:

1.Withhold food intake for four hours.

2.Drink one glass of hot water every hour during the 4-hour fasting.

3.Eat a slice of ripe papaya 30 minutes after a heavy meal
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4.Eat light meals without fatty foods after the four-hour fasting.

How To Cure Indigestion using Herbal Medications:

1.Papaya, ripe ( english: Papaw)
  •  Eat as a fruit dessert, especially with heavy meals.
  • Papaya helps in the digestion of protein.

2.Kamatsili leaves ( Scientific name: Pithecolobium dulce (Roxb) Benth) 
  • Boil 1 cup in 5 glasses of water for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Dosage:
 Adults: 2 cups initial, and then 1 cup every 4 hours
 Children: 1 cup initial, and then 1/2 cup every 4 hours
 Babies: 1 tbsp. initial, and then 1 teaspoon every 4 hours

3.Anonas leaves ( english: Custard apple) 
  • Warm the leaves in open fire.
  • Apply the leaves directly on the stomach while still warm.
  • Use abdominal binder.
  • Renew every 2 hours.
  • Good for children and babies.