Natural remedies are a good way to complement the treatment, previously prescribed by the doctor, of various diseases, such as gastritis. However, the fact that they are remedies does not mean that they are unpleasant or unattractive liquids.
In the case of the remedies that we present below, most of them are different drinks that you can prepare yourself with ingredients commonly used in the kitchen.
The relationship with eating habits
Gastritis is a disorder of the stomach mucosa that occurs when it becomes inflamed. The lesions can be chronic or acute and there are different causes for their appearance, development and recidivism.
In relation to eating habits, this disease can be caused by not keeping an order in the meals , jumping or spacing for long periods of time.
Of course, eating habits are not an isolated cause. Chronic stress, the ingestion of certain drugs, the action of certain organisms (parasites, viruses, bacteria) and other diseases can influence the inflammation of the stomach mucosa and cause a gastritis.
Natural remedies for gastritis
The following natural remedies are directly related to the maintenance or creation of better eating habits; so they help, to a great extent, both to relieve the symptoms of gastritis and to modify the way of eating.
1. Waters and infusions
- Add a small spoonful of flax seeds in a cup of boiling water. Let sit 12 hours, strain and drink after meals. used to treat various conditions in the digestive system.
- Dissolve a little lemon juice in a glass of warm water and drink after eating. The stomach “detects” the acidity of the lemon and stops producing gastric juices, which will reduce pain. In addition, lemon is an excellent healing and will heal ulcers or stomach injuries.
- Cook a handful of rice in half a liter of water. When ready, strain and let the water cool. Drink up to three times a day.
- Place in a cup of boiling water half a teaspoon of fennel, half cumin and half anise. Cover and let cool. Straighten and drink after eating.
- Pour a tablespoon of dill seeds into a cup of boiling water. Let cool covered and drink three cups a day for three days in a row.
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- Boil a liter of water with three branches of fresh tarragon for 10 minutes. Strain, cover and drink a cup after each meal.
- Boil a tablespoon of ginger and a marshmallow for 10 minutes in three cups of water. Add a spoonful of ulmaria, let it rest, strain and drink three times a day.
2. Smoothies and juices
- Blend ¼ white onion, half a liter of orange juice, four leaves of chaya and a stalk of aloe vera about 6 cm. Drink twice a week for a month.
- Drink ¼ cup of aloe juice (aloe vera gel) three times a day. The aloe serves to heal and heal the stomach walls, in addition to being antimicrobial.
- Blend half a large potato, a carrot and two celery sticks (all raw and peeled). Drink at the time, always fasting and repeat daily for at least one month.
- Blend a few pieces of papaya and banana next to a cup of oatmeal drink. Drink after breakfast.
- Wash, peel and cut into slices 1 potato. Place it in the blender with a glass of water, four almonds, four dates without a pit and a peeled banana . Drink a glass three times a week.
- To the drinks mentioned above, you should not add sugar or any other type of ingredient.
- Take a spoonful of olive oil fasting.
- Avoid copious meals. Moderation is the key to the improvement of the condition.
- Do not eat hastily, as this produces gas and prevents proper digestion.
- While eating, if you are thirsty, it is best to drink small sips of liquid.
- Avoid drinking cold water ‘at once’ before, during or after a meal.
- Once the meal is over, you can take an infusion of chamomile or any of the above, to help the stomach digest
Remember that these natural remedies are ways to supplement the pharmacological treatment prescribed by the treating physician. In no way is it recommended to treat gastritis exclusively with remedies , since they will not solve the problem.