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
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.
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.