Abdominal pain is a very common problem with
varying degrees of discomfort and related symptoms. You may experience mild to severe
pain in the stomach or abdomen, stomach cramps, gas, nausea, diarrhea, bloating and vomiting.
When you feel a stomach ache coming on, it’s hard to stop thinking about the pain and get
on with your day. No matter what is causing the problem, you want it to go fast. If your
stomach is bothering you, try some of these steps to get some relief. Ginger Ginger has antioxidant properties and anti-inflammatory
properties that help regulate the process of digestion, in turn, reduce stomach pain.
In addition, ginger helps reduce the production of free radicals and increase digestive juices
and neutralize stomach acids. Cut a medium sized fresh ginger root into
thin slices. Bring a pot of water to boil and add the ginger
slices. Boil for three minutes then simmers for another five minutes.
Remove from heat, strain and add honey to taste.
Drinking ginger tea two or three times a day to relieve stomach pain and improve digestion. Fennel For a stomach ache due to indigestion, fennel
seeds can give quick relief as they have carminative, diuretic, to reduce pain and antimicrobial
properties. Fennel seeds can give relief from other symptoms of indigestion such as gas
and bloating, too. Add a teaspoon of crushed fennel seeds in
a cup of hot water and let stand for eight to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool
and strain. Add a little honey and drink slowly. Alternatively, you can chew one or one and
a half teaspoon of fennel seeds after a meal. Chamomile Chamomile can relieve stomach pain and relax
muscles in the digestive tract. If your stomach pain is due to indigestion, chamomile is just
right for you. It also has anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties, and sedative properties. Put a teaspoon of dried chamomile in a cup.
Pour the boiling water into the cup and cover. Allow to soak for 15 minutes, strain and add
lemon juice or honey according to taste. Drink this two or three times a day. Baking soda and lemon As an alkali metal, baking soda restores the
pH balance in the body and counteracts infections, therefore, ease your stomach pain and bloating
and gas. Lemon is a good source of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that removes free
radicals from the body and detoxifies it. Add the lemon juice, a teaspoon of baking
soda and a quarter teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water.
Drink immediately before the fizz disappears. Use this remedy three times a day until your
stomach pain is reduced. Note: Do not use this medicine if you have
high blood pressure or are on a low-sodium diet. peppermint Mint can also reduce stomach pain. The antispasmodic
effect of mint on the muscles in the digestive tract helps relieve pain caused by gas. Moreover,
mint improves digestion process. Two to three cups of mint tea can relieve
a stomachache. To make the tea, add one teaspoon of dried to a cup of boiling water mint. Let
stand for five to 10 minutes, strain and add a little honey. Alternatively, you can chew
some fresh mint leaves occasionally for quick relief. apple cider vinegar Apple cider vinegar helps treat stomach pains
caused by gas or indigestion. Antibiotic nature of apple cider vinegar soothes the stomach
and improves digestion. Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
in a cup of warm water. Add a tablespoon of honey.
Drink this solution every few hours until the stomachache is gone.
Note: If you do not have apple cider vinegar, you can try the regular vinegar. Yogurt Yogurt is good for the overall health of your
stomach. In fact, yogurt with live cultures (good bacteria) improves digestion and relieves
stomach pains due to indigestion. Mix two tablespoons of plain yogurt and a pinch of
salt in a cup of water. Add three tablespoons of juice fresh coriander
leaves. Finally, mix in one-half teaspoon of cardamom
powder. Drink this one hour after eating your meals
to relieve a stomachache.