5 REMEDIES TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION OF YOUR ABDOMEN DUE TO THE EXCESSES OF CHRISTMAS

Whether we want to prevent or we want to relieve the swelling of the abdomen, as well as the heaviness typical of copious meals, natural infusions can be our great allies

 

The abdominal inflammation is one of the main consequences of the excesses that are committed during Christmas.

Although not all get to suffer it,  is the result of poor combination of food , or  too copious dishes , which are ingested at this time.

It is characterized by an uncomfortable feeling of heaviness and fullness , accompanied by gas, pain and a noticeable swelling in the belly.

It can occur immediately after eating, although it often manifests itself in the hours after the celebrations.

Although it is not usually serious, and disappears by itself, the most convenient thing is to provide a treatment to stop your symptoms and speed up your recovery.

Since many can experience it these days, then  we want to share 5 natural remedies to counteract it.

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  1. Warm water with lemon and baking soda

This alkaline remedy  helps to neutralize the excess of acids in the stomach  and eliminates the gases retained in the digestive tract.

It is ideal to reduce inflammation of the abdomen after eating irritating foods and, if that is not enough, it prevents other  discomforts of indigestion .

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 glass of warm water (200 ml)
  • The juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda (2 g)

PREPARATION

  • Combine the warm water with lemon and then add half a teaspoon of baking soda.
  • Mix the ingredients and wait for the effervescent effect to pass.

CONSUMPTION MODE

  • Drink the drink 30 minutes after eating, or when you feel inflammation.

Note:  You should not ingest this remedy in excess because you can over-alkalize the body.

2. CINNAMON INFUSION

The digestive properties of cinnamon not only prevent swelling of the abdomen, but also  prevent stomach discomfort and heartburn after eating.

This prodigious spice has anti-spasmodic , anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects  that, overall, reduce the gastrointestinal discomfort that tend to occur at this time.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (5 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (25 g)

PREPARATION

  • Add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of hot water.
  • Cover the drink, let it rest for 10 minutes and, before ingesting it, sweeten it with honey.

CONSUMPTION MODE

  • Take the infusion when you feel stomach discomfort or inflammation.

Note: Do not consume too much cinnamon because it can be irritating to the lining of the stomach. Avoid it in case of ulcers.

3. DRINK OF ANISE, LEMON VERBENA AND LEMON BALM

Combining the properties of these digestive herbs we can obtain a potent remedy against the heavy digestions that inflame the abdomen at Christmas.

Its compounds  prevent the formation of  gases in the intestine  and reduce the feeling of heaviness  and pain.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 teaspoon anise seeds (5 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon verbena (5 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon balm (5 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

PREPARATION

  • Dip the plants in a cup of boiling water and cover the drink.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes and strain it.

CONSUMPTION MODE

  • Ingest the infusion twice a day until the abdomen is swollen.
  • Take it preferably after eating copious dishes.

4. INFUSION OF FENNEL SEEDS

Fennel seeds stand out in natural medicine for their  carminative , anti-inflammatory and soothing properties,  ideal to control the indigestion caused by heavy meals.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds (5 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)

PREPARATION

  • Add a teaspoon of fennel seeds in a cup of boiling water.
  • Cover the drink and let it rest for 10 minutes.

CONSUMPTION MODE

  • Take the infusion 30 minutes after eating.
  • If the inflammation persists, consume it 3 times a day.

5. DRINK OF GINGER, LEMON AND HONEY

The traditional remedy for embarrassment at Christmas is ginger. This anti-inflammatory and analgesic spice  reduces abdominal inflammation and prevents discomfort such as gas and nausea.

Its antioxidant compounds help  detoxify the body  and, among other things, help to minimize the symptoms of hangovers.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger (5 g)
  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • The juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (25 g)

PREPARATION

  • Add a teaspoon of grated ginger in a cup of water and bring to a boil.
  • When it reaches a boil, reduce the heat, and leave it for 2 more minutes.
  • Turn off the drink, let it rest for 10 minutes and strain it.
  • Add the juice of half a lemon and sweeten it with a spoonful of honey.

CONSUMPTION MODE

  • Eat the tea 30 minutes after eating or when you feel some sign of indigestion.
  • Take it 2 times a day until you feel relief.

Do you notice your inflamed abdomen after celebrating the Christmas dates? Choose one of the remedies cited and combat this uncomfortable symptom.