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7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

An excellent home remedy to eliminate intestinal gas is to drink freshly prepared herbal tea such as fennel tea, gentian, avocado leaves or cardomon.

These teas are indicated because they have anti-spasmodic properties which facilitate the passage of feces through the intestine, relieving pain and naturally reducing gas production. Here's how to prepare each recipe.

1. Fennel tea

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

A great home remedy for gas, without side effects, is fennel tea because it has an anti-spasmodic property and is very effective against cramps caused by minor gastrointestinal spasms, especially flatulence.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of fennel
  • 1 cup of boiling water.

Preparation method

Add the fennel to the cup of boiling water and let it rest for 10 minutes. Drink several times a day, without added sugar because sugar favors the formation of gases.

2. Gentian tea

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

Gentian is an excellent home remedy against intestinal and stomach gases. Gentian is a medicinal plant used for many years to fight digestive problems, its effectiveness is proven scientifically due to its regulating action of peristaltic movements and its stimulation in the production of gastric juice.

Ingredients

1g gentian dried roots;
200 ml of water.

Preparation method

Tea is made through the infusion, where the water should be first boiled and only then the gentian leaves should be added. Tea should be infused for 10 minutes as this is the time required to obtain an effective dose of active substances. The next step is to strain and drink a cup of gentian tea several times a day, preferably before meals.

3. Avocado leaf tea

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

An excellent homemade solution against gases is the tea from avocado leaves. This tea is diuretic and calms the gastrointestinal system. In addition to eliminating gases, it helps in the treatment of bronchitis, diarrhea and elimination of kidney stones.

Ingredients

  • 50g of dried avocado leaves;
  • 1 liter of water.

Preparation method

The avocado leaves should be boiled for 5 minutes. The solution should be placed in a container and covered so that it rests for 10 minutes. To decrease gas a cup of tea should be drunk hourly.

4. Cardomon tea

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

A good home remedy against gases is Cardomon tea because it relieves symptoms such as malaise, fatigue and bloating of the abdomen.
 

Ingredients

  • 2 g of cardomon seeds (Elletaria cardamomum L.);
  • 1 cup of boiling water.

Preparation method

Place the cardomon in boiling water and let it rest for 10 minutes, strain and drink after meals. Caution should be exercised when administering tea doses, as high dosages may cause vomiting.

5. Herbal tea

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

Another great natural remedy for gas is herbal tea, made from basil, anise, fennel and mint, as these medicinal plants have antispasmodic properties that help fight the gases.

Ingredients

  • 10 g of basil;
  • 1 anise star;
  • 10 g of fennel;
  • 10 g of fresh mint;
  • 1 liter of water.

Preparation method

Put the water to boil and, when it starts to boil, add the herbal mixture, leaving it boil for another 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, allow the mixture to rest and let it covered and take during the day for at least 3 days.

6. Coriander tincture

7 Great natural remedies for excessive gas

Coriander tincture is also a good home remedy to help avoid gas accumulation.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of dried coriander seed
  • 1 tea cup of cereal alcohol (60%)

Preparation method

Add the coriander seeds to the cup with alcohol and leave to soak for 5 days. This process is called maceration, and allows the greatest amount of nutrients and flavor of the coriander seeds to be extracted.

After the given time, the mixture should be fried and with a drop counter, add 20 drops of this home remedy in a glass of water (200 ml) and take once a day.

7. Exercises that help eliminate intestinal gases

A great exercise to help eliminate intestinal gas is to compress the abdominal region as shown in the following image because this helps in eliminating the gas, relieving discomfort.

Exercises to eliminate gases
Exercises to eliminate gases

The exercise consists of lying with your belly up, bend your legs and tighten them against your belly. This exercise should be repeated ten times in a row.

In addition to taking teas and doing this exercise it is recommended to drink plenty of water, walk or ride a bike and eat foods rich in fiber, such as vegetables, fruits and dark green leaves as they help control the formation of gas in the intestine. To improve its effect and reduce flatulence more quickly, avoid ingesting pasta, bread and sweet foods, which are known to cause gas, as well as alcoholic drinks and soft drinks.

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