Heartburn or acidity is caused by the excess of acid in stomach. The acid produced by the gastric glands is vital for the digestive process because it produces some enzymes that has the role to crash the particles of food in small pieces so that our body to be able to digest them. But if the gastric glands from our stomach produce a larger amount of acid than usually then the apparition of acidity or heartburn is inevitable.
Besides certain medicines prescribed in acidity treatments, there is a series of natural and beneficial treatments, too.
For example, water is a very efficient treatment in acidity or heartburn if this is caused by irregular eating habits. If you want to get an immediate relief and to get rid by the burns from your stomach you can drink some normal water every morning. Another efficient and immediate relief is offered by clove. If you suck a little piece of clove the acidity from the stomach is reduced and you will feel much better. One of the best remedies is milk. A glass or a cup of chilled milk mixed with a teaspoon or less of sugar drunk when you have heartburn or acidity attack will bring you a great relief in a minute. Fresh prepared mint juice drunk regularly is very helpful. It balances the amount of acid and it is a great remedy for heartburn.
Ginger has proven to be one of the most beneficial and effective remedy in many diseases inclusive in heartburn and acidity and in many other gastrointestinal diseases. The awful symptoms of acidity will disappear immediately if you suck, chew and swallow a little piece of ginger. More on, it is recommended to use ginger regularly. You can consume it in its raw form in salads or you can use it as spice in many cooked food. It has the property to prevent the formation of excess acid. If you mix ginger pulp with an equal amount of coriander and then chew the mixture very well and then swallow it you will feel a great relief. If you take this treatment regularly you can prevent other heartburn episodes.
Fruits and vegetables as papaya, water melon, banana or cucumber or guava are known as some of the best treatment in heartburn and acidity. More on, they have the property to prevent of these digestive problems.
Mint and licorice teas are of a great help in curing acidity and heartburn problems.
Cabbage juice also counts among the most beneficial end effective remedies in heartburn and acidity problems. The same effect has the potatoes juice. To obtain greater curative effects, both juices, the cabbage and potato juice, should be taken in the morning on empty stomach. The treatment should be taken until the complete cure.
The regular intake of a mixture prepared from pepper powder and buttermilk or chewing the well known basil leaves can be a great remedy for heartburn and acidity.
Pineapple juice is another exceptional remedy. Fresh pineapple juice drunk after every meal will reduce acidity and will prevent heartburn.