Home Remedies For Better Digestion
The importance of taking care of your gut health cannot be emphasized enough. The health of the gastro-intestinal (GI) system is pivotal to our overall health and well-being.
Digestion has a powerful bearing on our nervous, hormonal and immune mechanisms. GI tracts response to different kinds of food is increasingly being recognised in diseases and lifestyle conditions which were not previously associated with diet. It is possible to amend and rectify negative inflammatory responses by monitoring the kind of food we consume.
When the gastric system is working optimally, other systems function well too. Hence, when symptoms related to the GI tract crop up, it is best to pay attention. It is important to treat acidity, heartburn, indigestion, nausea and irregular bowel movement promptly.
Digestive remedies to keep your gut in good shape!
Digestive natural remedies work in a number of fascinating ways - from being carminative and healing the lining of the stomach to perking up the release of digestive juices and repairing impairment to the stomach, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
Turmeric is a very powerful carminative; it deals with gaseous distension, indigestion as well as supports liver health. Its potent anti-inflammatory properties are perfect to manage gastritis and ulcers. Turmeric can relieve acidity and heartburn, combat stomach pain and fight off flatulence. Mix 1 spoon of pure turmeric such as Tata Sampann Haldi powder with a generous amount of honey and consume daily. Every packet of Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder provides 3% of curcumin, the potent element that gives turmeric its remarkable health benefits.
Warming and soothing, ginger is an out-and-out champion when it comes to managing GI ailments. Ginger is packed with gingerols which pep up digestion, battle nausea and vomiting, and are also powerfully anti- microbial. Ginger may reduce gastrointestinal irritations, stimulates saliva and bile synthesis. It can also enhances intestinal lipase activity, which boosts digestion significantly.
Gut-friendly pro-biotic yogurt, or good-old dahi as it is traditionally known, is a complete showstopper when it comes to natural healing foods. Yogurt introduces good bacteria to the digestive system which is extremely beneficial for gut health. It also augments the immune responses of the gastro-intestinal system. Yogurt enhances gut activity appreciably. If you’ve been suffering from frequent and relentless episodes of acidity, bloating and indigestion, be sure to include a bowl of yogurt in to your diet plan.
Fresh mint leaves are refreshing and cooling. Mint offers a robust anti-spasmodic and anti-microbial effect which helps relieve most gastric complaints effectively. By far, one of the most beneficial remedies for acidity and flatulence, make sure that you consume 5 leaves of this herb after every meal to stay away from uncomfortable gas troubles!
Coriander seeds have always been used to boost digestion. They exhibit a strong carminative property, which helps reduce bloating. Its stomachic properties calm spasms in the GI tract and can help ensure that your system is functioning optimally. Make a decoction of 1 spoon of Tata Sampann Coriander Powder with a glass of water and have it after meals.
Caraway seeds or carom seeds or ajwain is a superb condiment for the digestive tract. It eases stomach cramps and nausea effectively! Ajwain instantly expels gas from the bowel and staves off fermentation in the stomach, thereby decreasing bloating and flatulence.
Gut health is unequivocally inseparable from the health of your body. Hence, keeping the gastric system in perfect shape is very vital. So, every time you go grocery shopping, make sure that you add these fantastic natural remedies in your shopping cart!
This article is authored by Dr. Shweta U. Shah
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