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Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

What is Acid Reflux? Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

Acid reflux(Acidity) or heartburn is caused due to excessive acid build up in the body

The gastric glands produce acids, which help break down food during digestion. Excessive acid leads to acidity. This occurs due to:
  • Excessive smoking
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Erratic eating times
  • Consumption of spicy and fried foods
  • Burning sensation in the chest
  • Sore throat
  • Sour taste in the mouth
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using milk

    Drink a glass of chilled milk
  2. Natural home remedy using clove

    Chew a clove to lessen the discomfort
  3. Natural home remedy for acidity using basil leaves

    Chew 5-6 basil leaves after meals
  4. Natural home remedy for acidity using cardamom

    1. Grind 2 cardamom
    2. Add 250 ml water
    3. Boil the mixture for 15 min
    4. Sieve and drink the water
    • Avoid foods with spices, mustard, vinegar and pepper
    • Avoid tomato sauce
    • Reduce chocolate intake
    • Avoid carbonated drinks
    • Avoid tea and coffee

    These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

    Dr. B.N. Sinha

    Ayurveda Expert,

    Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi

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