How to Get Rid of Gas and Bloating in Just A Few Minutes

Method 7: Drink Ginger Tea


Ginger is a fail-safe solution when it comes to gas and bloating. Plain old ginger tea is very effective in relieving these problems.

Ginger increases salivation and bile production, which greatly improves digestion. The gingerols and shogaols present in the ginger help relieve gas and associated bloating and cramps.

Substituting soda or coffee with a cup of ginger tea can greatly help with persistent bloating.

Step 1. Combine ginger and water in a pan

  • Pour 1 cup of water into a pan placed over heat.
  • Add slices of 1 to 2 inches of ginger.

Step 2. Boil and strain the tea

  • Bring the water to a boil and let it simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Pour the tea through a strainer to remove the ginger.

Step 3. Drink the ginger tea twice a day

Consume this ginger tea twice a day for quick relief and to get your digestion back on the track.

Method 8: Drink Garlic Tea

Garlic might be pungent and stinky, but it sure is an effective remedy for a variety of conditions including gas and bloating. However repelling, raw garlic will deliver better results than processed garlic.

Intestinal gas mostly stems from lack of proper digestion. Consuming raw garlic or garlic soup on a regular basis can not only relieve gas pains but also prevent bloating in the future. However, for immediate relief, garlic tea with black pepper and cumin should be consumed.

Things you’ll need:

  • Water – 1 cup
  • Garlic cloves (effective remedy for gas and bloating) – 3 or 4
  • Black peppercorns (helps relieve bloating) – 6 or 7
  • Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon

Step 1. Combine the ingredients in a pan

  • Pour 1 cup of water into a pan placed over heat.
  • Add 3 or 4 peeled cloves of garlic to it.
  • Add 6 or 7 black peppercorns.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of cumin seeds.

Step 2. Boil and strain the tea

  • Bring the water to a boil and let it simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Strain the garlic tea.

Step 3. Drink the garlic tea few times a day

  • Let the tea come to room temperature before consuming it.
  • Drink this tea a few times a day for fast results. If it doesn’t give you instant relief, continue to consume the drink every day until you see a positive result.

Method 9: Use Exercises to Release Gas

In cases of extreme discomfort, releasing trapped gas can bring immense relief. Here are some exercise poses that you can do to help let go of gas.

# Pawanmuktasana (Wind-Releasing Pose)

As the name suggests, this yoga pose is specifically aimed toward releasing gas trapped in the body. You can get sure-shot instant relief from bloating with this yoga pose.

  • Lay on your back with your feet together and your arms resting by your side.
  • Take a deep breath and bring your left knee to your chest on the exhale. Clasp your hands over the knee and your thigh should be flush against your abdomen.
  • Inhale again and as you exhale, lift your head and touch your chin to the knee.
  • Hold the position as long as you comfortably can, taking long and deep breaths.
  • Release the pose slowly on inhale.
  • Repeat the pose with the right knee, and again with both the knees together.

# Parvatasana (Mountain Pose)

This is the fourth pose in the Sun Salutation. Including it in your routine can help you eliminate gastric troubles and the resulting bloating within minutes.

  • Get down on your hands and knees.
  • Keeping your hands in place, lift your knees and push your heels back toward the ground. Keep your limbs straight.
  • Let your head and shoulders face your knees.
  • Keep your body relaxed and push back your legs from the heel to the hips, stretching your spine.
  • Hold the position as long as comfortable.

Tips:

  • Avoid peppermint tea if you suffer from acid reflux or GERD, as peppermint can worsen your condition.
  • You can also add peppermint leaves to your lemonade for a refreshing drink that can help you relieve bloating.
  • Chamomile tea can also be taken as a substitute for peppermint tea.
  • Consult your doctor before consuming ACV if you’re on diuretics or insulin medication, as ACV can interfere with these medications.
  • Caraway seeds can also be taken as a substitute for fennel seeds.
  • Honey or stevia can be added to improve the taste of the teas.
  • Never hold in gas, as it will cause more problems in the body. Excuse yourself from any company, get into a toilet or a private corner and let it loose.
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