5 natural foods to provide instant gas relief!

Overindulgence in food can take your health for a toss and may lead to a bloated stomach due to indigestion which ultimately leads to excessive gas in the stomach.

By Shruti Saxena | Updated: Dec 04, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

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New Delhi: It is a common fact that most people tend to eat more when the food is just too delicious But, overindulgence in food can take your health for a toss and may lead to a bloated stomach due to indigestion which ultimately leads to excessive gas in the stomach.

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This painful gas if not passed out either through burping or while flatulence, not just puts you in an uncomfortable situation but can also be a warning of serious health issue.

Here are few natural remedies to provide immediate gas relief:

Ginger:

Consume just the right amount of ginger about half an hour before each meal and feel the difference.

Garlic:

Garlic is one of the oldest medicinal plants and is widely recognised as a health enhancing supplement. It not just gives flavour to your food, but can also help aid stomach gas as it has high fiber content.

Cumin:

Add a tablespoon of crushed cumin seeds to the soup to soothe the intestinal gases.

Basil:

Taking juice of basil leaves with water empty stomach in the morning enhances digestive power and hence prevents bloated stomach.

Peppermint:

Adding peppermint to your tea or eating them raw can help a lot in easing gastric problem.

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