indigestion

We Pakistanis love eating, especially when it comes to spicy or fatty foods such as Biryani, Paye and malai boti. However eating too much of these type of food items can lead to a problem called indigestion. With symptoms such as bloating, cramps and nausea, it is something people should definitely try to avoid.

Food lovers don’t need to worry  about compromising on their favorite foods as with these five great home remedies, indigestion will not be an issue to worry about.

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Papaya

Papaya

Being rich in  antioxidants, fiber, minerals and  vitamins, the humble fruit is loaded with health benefits. The enzymes contained in the papaya  help aid digestion and soothes the stomach. Make a habit of consuming papaya daily and you will not come across indigestion ever again. If you dislike the taste of papaya, Pineapple is a good alternative.

Ginger Tea
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Ginger tea is famous for its curing properties. Ginger is a very effective remedy for curing indigestion. To make this effective tea, grate a fresh piece of ginger and add it to a cup of boiling water, mix it well and drink. You can add honey and lemon for extra flavor and  health benefits.

Green Tea
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Not only is green tea helpful in keeping you young but will also be an effective remedy for indigestion. Consuming it daily helps keep your digestive system clean and active. It is best to consume after taking your meal.

Apple  Cider Vinegar
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While apple cider vinegar  is acidic, it also has alkalizing properties that can help relieve indigestion. Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and  a teaspoon honey to a cup of water and drink the solution two to three times a day for quick relief.

Baking  soda
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Baking soda is one of the most effective yet simple treatment for curing indigestion due to it having acid neutralizing properties. If you are suffering from indigestion , simply take half-teaspoon of baking soda and stir it in a glass of water and drink. This remedy is also helpful in giving one relief from bloating.