Your stomach is an organ located between your small intestine and esophagus, it is where food begins to digest.
The stomach releases an acid which has a low pH level that is able to destroy the bacteria that is ingested with your food.
In this way the intestinal tract is protected from potential infections that could cause diarrhea. But, this organ is prone to infections and diseases like gastritis triggered by a particular inflammation of the mucosa, which leads to issues like bloating, heartburn, loss of appetite, bleeding and epigastric pain.
Gastritis is triggered by several factors like:
Excessive consumption of alcohol
Unhealthy dietary habits
Excessive use of NSAID, and other similar medications
There are many conventional therapies for gastritis, but most of the drugs cause harmful side effects that are not that comfortable to sufferers diagnosed with this ailment.However, you can use some great natural remedies and relieve your gastritis problems without the risk of potential side effects.
Natural remedies for gastritis
Rice water – boil water (1 liter) with two handfuls of white rice. Let it cool, drain it, and rinse the water. Drink it during the day for alleviating symptoms.
Carrot and celery juice – put 2 carrots, a few celery springs, and water in a blender and make a smooth mixture. Drink it to relieve heartburn.
Ginger and pear – peel and slice the ginger and pear, and put them to boil. When they are cooked, remove the pot from the heat and drink this water each morning. Ginger provides anti-inflammatory properties which is a great antibiotic that fights bacteria in the stomach (H. Pylori).
Apple and chamomile – peel and slice the apple and add the chamomile flowers in a pot with water. Put it to boil. When the apple is cooked, remove it from the heat and consume the water each morning.
Parsley water – this is a good diuretic as well. The plant will protect gastric mucosa. Blend a few branches with one liter of water and drink it throughout the day. Store it in the fridge.