A great home remedy to help treat gastritis is to take pure potato juice, in the morning before eating, or take a freshly prepared chuchuhuasi tea.
It is also recommended to follow a proper food diet, which helps protect the stomach. To do so, one should avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages, spices and acidic foods, like oranges and pineapple, avoiding fried foods and pasty or industrialized sweets.
See what is the best diet to follow so you can alleviate gastritis discomfort.
1. Potato juice
A great home remedy for gastritis with potatoes is to drink pure potato juice straight after waking up, because it decreases the stomachs acidity, decreasing pain, burning sensation and heartburn, being effective against acute or chronic nervous gastritis.
Peel a potato and pass through a fine grater, just like the one used for grating cheese. Then squeeze the grated potato into a tissue or press the potato into a fine colander.
The broth that is extracted must be drunk pure, straight after waking up, 30 minutes before main meals or whenever you feel the symptoms of gastritis. Another option is to simply eat a raw potato.
2. Chuchuhuasi tea
Another excellent home remedy for gastritis is Chuchuhuasi tea because its a medicinal plant that has properties that help decrease stomach acidity and regenerate the stomach itself.
- 1 teaspoon of dried Chuchuhuasi leaves
- 1 cup of boiling water
Add the Chuchuhuasi leaves to the boiling water, cover and let sit for about 10 minutes. Strain and drink it warm. It is advised to take this tea as soon as you wake and about half an hour before meals.
3. Banana and pear juice
The combination of banana and pear in a juice is a great way to ensure the correct functioning of the digestive system, as it contains fibers important for digestion, pectin is a specific type of fiber, also present in this juice that helps the body to initiate bowel movements, facilitating gastric emptying. These fruits can be used to decrease the contact time of gastric acid with the stomach walls, reducing inflammation and relieving symptoms
- 1 banana;
- 1 pear;
- 1 glass of water;
Peel the bananas, cut them into pieces and blend them in the blender with the remaining ingredients, beating until you obtain a homogenous mixture.
Other examples of home remedies for gastritis are:
- Drink pure lemon juice;
- Epazote with milk before eating in the morning;
- Pure cabbage juice before eating in the morning;
- Burdock syrup;
- Chard tea.
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