Home Remedies for Indigestion

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Indigestion is the disturbance in the digestive function of the stomach or its failure to digest food.

How To Get Rid of Indigestion:

  1. Withhold food intake for four hours.
  2. Drink one glass of hot water every hour during the 4-hour fasting.
  3. Eat a slice of ripe papaya 30 minutes after a heavy meal.
  4. Eat light meals without fatty foods after the four-hour fasting.

How To Cure Indigestion using Herbal Medications:

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  1. Papaya, ripe ( english: Papaw)
    Eat as a fruit dessert, especially with heavy meals. Papaya helps in the digestion of protein.
  2. Kamatsili leaves ( Scientific name: Pithecolobium dulce (Roxb) Benth)
    • Boil 1 cup in 5 glasses of water for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 2 cups initial, and then 1 cup every 4 hours
        Children: 1 cup initial, and then 1/2 cup every 4 hours
        Babies: 1 tbsp. initial, and then 1 teaspoon every 4 hours
  3. Anonas leaves ( english: Custard apple)
    • Warm the leaves in open fire. Apply the leaves directly on the stomach while still warm. Use abdominal binder. Renew every 2 hours. Good for children and babies.

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