Foods for Acidity
Heartburn or acidity can make you go crazy! You run from pillar to post and try to find foods for acidity that will give you relief. It can range from a mild to a serious illness. Once you have it, you know what you are dealing with. You start dreading the foods that once caused the heartburn; you feel you would rather stop eating, than suffering from the same horrendous episode again. Though there are many options available in the market, right from the antacids to some herbal combinations to your grandmother’s home remedies, it is very difficult to find out which ones will be effective not only for short term but also in the long run.
Here are some foods for acidity which are simple, manageable and easily available and effective!
Banana, Water Melon, Grapefruit and Cucumber is helpful in reducing the acidity. It is always good to eat fruits every day as it helps to increase alkaline in the body, thus neutralizing the effects of acidity.
Yogurt, curd, buttermilk prevents acid reflux.
Fennel seeds (saunf):
Boil one cup of water and add a tsp of to it. Cover and leave overnight. Strain the water in the morning, add 1 tsp of honey and take it 3 times a day. Saunf or fennel seeds help in digestion, thus preventing acidity.
Apple Cider Vinegar:
Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar is said to be an effective home remedy for acidity. Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it preferable in morning.
Jeera (Caraway seeds):
Add a tsp of Caraway seeds (Jeera) to one and a half liters of water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Drink it while still warm, 2-3 times a day.
Eat a small lump of jaggery every day to reduce the acidity.
Grind equal quantities of clove and cardamom and use the powder as a mouth freshener after a meal. It helps to cure acidity and also bad breath which is a common accompaniment in people with acidity.
Cut an inch of ginger and simmer in 2 cups of water, covered, for 30 minutes. Strain and drink it about 20 minutes before a meal.
Almonds help to quickly control the heart burn. A few pieces of almonds taken daily helps to relieve acidity. Having few almonds daily is really helpful in keeping acidity at bay!
Holy basil/ Tulsi:
It is easily found in every household. Chew 5-6 leaves which is a great way to curb the acidity.
Cold milk without any sugar is a natural reliever in heartburn due to acidity.
Homeopathic treatment for acidity will enhance the relief from any digestive problems. The treatment provided by Welcome Cures doctors for Acidity offer a safer treatment than conventional method and also reduces the recurrence of acidity.