Flatulence:

 

• Flatulence is better known as passing wind or passing gas

• Excessive gas in stomach and intestine is released in form of:

   o Flatulence

   o Burping

• It can become an embarrassing problem if one passes gas frequently

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Fullness in stomach

• Abdominal pain

• Belching

 

Causes:

 

• Rapid chewing or drinking leads to swallowing of excess air

• Carbonated drinks

• Lactase deficiency in the body

 

Natural home remedy using dry ginger, asafoetida and black salt:

 

1. Take 1 glass of warm water

2. Add a pinch of dry ginger powder

3. Add a pinch of asafoetida powder

4. Add a pinch of black salt

5. Mix well

6. Drink once a day to get relief

 

Natural home remedy using black pepper, dry ginger and green cardamoms:

 

1. Take 1 glass of warm water

2. Add 1 tsp of black pepper

3. Add 1 tsp of dry ginger powder

4. Crush 2 green cardamoms to powder

5. Add ½ tsp of this cardamom powder

6. Mix well

7. Drink 1 hr after every meal

 

Natural home remedy using ginger and lemon juice:

 

1. Cut fresh ginger into slices

2. Soak these slices in lemon juice for 1 hr

3. Chew a few slices after each meal

 

Tips:

 

• Chew peppermint after every meal

   o Menthol soothes the digestive muscles

   o It reduces flatulence, bloating and abdominal pain

• Avoid consuming:

   o Carbonated drinks

   o Broccoli

   o Cabbage

   o Beans 

   o Cauliflower

   o Bread and cheese

• Chew food slowly and steadily as this makes it easier to digest