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Interested In A Ginger Acid Reflux Remedy?

Oct 19, 2007
As a sufferer of acid reflux, you may be taking pills, and you may have been taking them for a very long time. This can start to become expensive. You might even wonder what the long-term effects of taking medication might be. Acid reflux is wide spread, and there are many who simply don't want to take another pill, and want to try natural remedies to see if they can find another way to keep symptoms under control. Many believe that a ginger acid reflux remedy is all they need to feel better each and every day.

Ginger is a natural product that you probably already have in your home, and you are probably familiar with it. You can get ginger in its whole root form or as ground ginger. Ginger is very popular in Chinese and Asian cuisine, and therefore the root is in demand. It's a very versatile plant root and if it helps you with acid reflux, that is one more great use it can have.

You may already have had some experience with using ginger as a digestive remedy. Though not as common today, many moms used to give flat ginger ale to their children when they had an upset stomach. The ginger in the drink would calm and sooth the stomach. It was important that it was flat, because the carbonation would have the opposite affect. Many moms swore by that remedy, and many still do. Also, ginger has long been used as an effective anti-nausea treatment and pregnant women find it helpful to combat morning sickness. So if you suffer with nausea as a symptom of acid reflux ginger can help with that too.

You may find that if you add a ginger acid reflux treatment to your day, you won't have to take your pills any longer. Some recommend that if you have at least 500 mgs of ginger with a meal you will see a reduction in your reflux symptoms or you might find relief right away. Ginger also helps with indigestion and gas, which might be the root of your reflux problem.

If you want to try something other than a ginger supplement you can make your own ginger tea. You can buy this is the store, but when you make it on your own, you can be sure it is as pure and fresh. Simply buy ginger root (you can find it in the produce section at the store), peel about half and inch, slice finely and add to hot water and steep. Once you are done, you have a lovely tea you can have before each meal to help with your indigestion and reflux problems. If the taste is not that palatable for you add a small amount of natural honey. Try Manuka honey as this has good antibacterial properties.

Another benefit of a ginger acid reflux remedy is that ginger can help your stomach work more efficiently. During digestion the walls of the stomach move, and ginger acts as a stimulant for this process. It doesn't mean your stomach will cramp from the motions, it just means the gentle movement needed will be enhanced. This results in faster digestion, and less problems with acid, gas, and your food will not be sitting there making you feel bloated and uncomfortable. Ginger is one natural remedy that you can try without too much worry, and you should be able to tell rather quickly if this is something that is going to work for you.
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