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Home Remedies For Acid Reflux - As Close As Your Own Kitchen?

Feb 27, 2008
Finding a home remedy for acid reflux may be easier than you think. There are several household items found in just about every kitchen that can bring relief to your acid reflux pain. In fact there are so many natural home remedies I will only be able to list a few here. It may take some trial and error to find what works for you because not one treatment will work on everyone but once you find something that works it will change how you treat your acid reflux discomfort. For instance, let's say you have some acid reflux pain and discomfort shortly after a meal. You need something fast to relieve the burning sensation in your throat and you're not thrilled about taking prescription medications. A quick look in the around the kitchen and soon and you find several that will give you the relief you are looking for that may have been previously overlooked as a cure.

Here is a short list of home remedies that others have found helpful:

1. Aloe Vera: Many do not know that aloe vera also comes in juice form. This has the same cooling effect as the topical treatment and will reduce the intensity of the acid level. You can take this daily but do not need to take it more than once a day.

2. Alma: Known for its anti oxidant properties alma can be an effect cure for some.

3. Apple or Apple Cider Vinegar: We have all heard the old saying about eating an apple a day buy did you know it is also one of the remedies for acid reflux? Apple cider vinegar made of apple juice also is effective. This can also be purchased in pill form but the liquid form is more easily absorbed by the body.

4. Fresh Vegetables: Not only fresh vegetables but also fresh vegetable juices can be consumed. You can make a combination of vegetables and juice them.

5. Fresh Black Pepper: An herb known for aiding in the digestion process.

6. Garlic Effect: Chewing 2 to 3 leaves of garlic cloves also improves digestion and will keep the acid level in check.

7. Ginger: Ginger should be consumed in small quantities and can be used in many recipes as well as in tea. This is another way to improve your digestion.

8. Jeshthamadh: This is a sweet tasting spice that can be added to tea to be used as a natural anti acid.

Whit so many acid reflux home remedies available I couldn't possibly list them all here but I think you get the idea that there are things you can do to take control of your acid reflux treatment. If you do not want to treat your acid reflux with medications or just do not have your medication available you can find relief with natural products found in many kitchens. You may even want to experiment with different natural treatments to identify what will give you relief when you need it most. If you do not find the cure you were looking for on this list just be persistent and keep looking for a home remedy for your acid reflux that will give you the relief you are looking for.
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You can find more information on natural cures and home remedies for acid reflux, heartburn and GERD at AcidRefluxFocus.com
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