Flatulence or Gas Symptoms

  • A feeling of bloating and discomfort
  • Extraordinary projection of wind
  • Belching
  • Pain in the abdomen
Major Cause of Flatulence
  • Swallowed air, though this is a major cause of flatulence, it could still be a reason. Some people swallow air as a matter of habit, this condition is referred to as Aerophagia. While the oxygen deliver in the air thus inhaled is absorbed by the body, the nitrogen is expelled in flatus as it is poorly absorbed by the mucous lining.
Flatulence home remedies and natural cures
  • Mix 1/2 tsp of dry ginger powder with a pinch of asafoetida and a squeeze of rock salt in a cup of warm water. Drink this concoction to get relief from gas.
  • Mix 2 tsp of brandy with a cup of warm water and drink this before going to bed.
  • Chew on some fresh ginger slices that are soaked in lime juice after meals.
  • A drop of dill oil in a tsp of honey taken immediately after a meal should be of great help.
  • Dry grind 1 tsp of pepper, 1 tsp of dry ginger and 1 tsp of green cardamom seeds. Add 1/2 tsp of this mixture to water and drink after 1 hour after meal.
  • Chewing peppermint after a meal does a lot more than just freshening your breath. Peppermint contains menthol that soothes the digestive muscles. It helps in treating flatulence, bloating and abdominal pain that accompanies gas. Peppermint oil combined with caraway oil has been used since ages to treat abdominal discomfort caused by flatulence.

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