Wednesday, June 2, 2010

A pain in your stomach? Treat it naturally!

Digestive issues can be a big problem if this is an issue you deal with chronically. Bloating, gas, heartburn, stomach aches and pains can be helped by using herbal remedies. It is important that you treat the pain as a sign that there is a problem with in your body and you need to address this...not just pop a pill that can hold you over till the next episode.
Herbal remedies are safe, effective, and easy on your body. Here are just a few to consider as you do your own research and talk to an herbalist or natural pharmacist in your area about what is best for you.
Cinnamon- Aids in digestion, and also is effective in treating gas.
Fennel- Eases heartburn, gas, and stomach pain. 
Flax- Reduces inflammation in your GI tract and the seeds can be eaten raw.
Ginger- Soothes stomach when suffering from bloating, nausea, gas, and irritable bowel. 
Juniper-Consume before eating your meals to stimulate the stomach acid. 
Peppermint- It relaxes the stomach muscles and relieves cramping. Helpful with bloating, nausea, gas, and indigestion. 
Psyllium- Very high in fiber and makes a great laxative.

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