Acidity or Hyper acidity suggests an increased level of acid in the stomach of a patient. Our stomach secretes Hydro chloric acid which helps in breaking down food to simpler particles for digestion. When this acid is secreted more than what is required, it gives rise to acidity. Acidity may be treated well at home by using home remedies. There are different causes of acidity and home remedies give quick relief from acidity.
Home remedies for acidity:
1. Fenugreek Seeds:
Fenugreek seeds have excellent digestive and anti-bloat properties and so it is widely used in Indian kitchens. It relieves stomach pain and bloating during acidity. Grind a spoon of fenugreek seeds along with water and add this to a glass of buttermilk. Drink this to get instant relief from the acidity.
2. Aloe Vera Juice:
Take fresh Aloe Vera juice in an amount of 20 – 30 ml and dilute with equal parts of water. Now, consume this mixture twice daily once in the morning and then repeat it in the evening.
3. Coconut water:
Coconut water is a very nourishing, cooling and soothing drink. Its alkaline nature helps to neutralize the hyper acidity of the stomach and reduces the symptoms of persistent acidity in chronic patients.