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Home remedies for gas trouble

  • Some people are allergic or have intolerance for milk, milk products and wheat ,wheat products but go through life without ever realizing this and keep suffering from acute gas trouble. Lactose intolerance (from milk) is being recognized in the west as also gluten intolerance (from wheat). Hence giving up these two things may greatly benefit you. Instead of wheat you can have rice or chapatis of maize, jowar or bajra.
  • Mix 1/4 teaspoon dry ginger powder (sonth) with a pinch of asafoetida (hing) and a pinch of black salt(rock salt) (kala namak) in a little warm water and drink it.
  • Mix 1-2 teaspoons brandy with warm water & drink for immediate relief from gas and stomach ache due to gas.
  • Powder together dry ginger (sonth) with black pepper (kali mirch), equal amounts, say 1 teaspoon each and 3-4 cardamom (chhoti illaichi) seeds. Have 1/2 teaspoon of this mixed with water to relieve gas.
  • Apply a paste of asafoetida (hing) mixed with water on the stomach.
  • Make a coarse powder (churan ) of equal Amounts of cumin seeds (jeera), carom seeds (ajwain), black peppercorns (saboot kali mirch) and fenugreek seeds (methi daana) Have 1/2 teaspoon with water
  • To prevent gas from forming, chew a piece of fresh ginger after meals, regularly.
  • Add a teaspoon of caraway seeds to 1 1/2 -2 litres of water and boil it to simmer on low flame for 15 minutes. Strain and drink 1 cup of this tea. Hot or warm 3 times a day after meals.
  • A drop of til oil (soye ka tel) mixed with a teaspoon of honey, licked immediately after meals is very effective in controlling gas.
  • Wash black harad well with water and wipe with a clean dry cloth. Store in an air tight bottle. Suck one piece after meals. Keep in the mouth till it dissolves completely. This is very effective in controlling gas and relieves constipation.

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GOLDEN RULES FOR GAS PATIENTS

  • Avoid heavy (fried), spicy food. Do not eat very large meals, instead eat small meals.
  • Try to eat a little, every 2 hrs, so that the gap between the meals is not too big.
  • Do some exercise. Even a walk will do wonders.
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