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Indigestion, or dyspepsia, is a term used to describe one or more symptoms, including feeling plentitudine meals, plentitudine uncomfortable after eating or burning and pain in the upper abdomen - all of which can cause bloating, belching and nausea .
To avoid this kind of trouble, especially during holidays they may want to try some herbal remedies for indigestion. All these herbs have been used for thousands of years to treat various problems related to nutrition.
Cumin / caraway seeds
There is good reason for that Indians consume cumin seeds. It seems that they were among the first to have discovered the beneficial effects of these seeds against gas, cramps and problems with stomach acid. Cumin seeds released in the intestinal tract spasms.
Caraway is used for a long time, both food and medicine. Traditionally, it is said to act as a carminative - ingredient (or preparation of several ingredients) that soothes abdominal pain and promotes bowel evacuation. In addition, cumin is an ingredient in drugs used to treat colic in children.
Herb of the mint family, melissa is known since the Middle Ages for its effects in reducing stress and anxiety, insomnia, stimulate appetite and combat indigestion.
Today, melissa is usually mixed with other herbs to get soothed by the relaxing treatments. It was also demonstrated, as melissa, in combination with other herbs can treat indigestion - though often just simple relaxation is effective antidote against dyspepsia.
Turmeric (also known as turmeric)
One of the most popular spices in the East, is increasingly found in our kitchens. Most often it is known that the main ingredient in curry - the ingredient that gives spice gold color - but saffron is used for health remedies.
In traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine, saffron has been used to aid digestion and liver function to treat pain and to regulate menstruation. It is also traditionally used for heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas and bloating.
Ginger has been used as treatment in Asian cultures, Indian and Arabic. In China, ginger has been used in treating different types of digestive disorders for over 2000 years. Even today, modern medicine has recommended ginger to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting. It is also used as a remedy for mild digestive problems.
In Germany, health specialists have approved the use of ginger in treating indigestion and motion sickness. While most anti-nausea drugs "operate" on the brain and inner ear, ginger makes direct effect on the stomach.
In traditional European medicine, artichoke leaves (no leaves bud, which is eaten) were used as a diuretic to stimulate the kidneys and the flow of bile from the liver and gall bladder - all with an essential role in digestion.
Recent studies have shown that artichoke leaves have a high content of cynarin - a key chemical that stimulates digestion, protects the liver and reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
In 2003, following a study by Italian specialists, treatment with artichoke leaf extract was more effective than treatment with placebo in alleviating the symptoms of functional dyspepsia.
Mint / mint
Peppermint is often used to soothe an upset stomach or digestion.Due to the numbing effect or subtle mint was often used to treat everything from headaches, anxiety, skin rashes, nausea, menstrual cramps and flatulence.
Peppermint oil appears to be helpful for a variety of diseases involving intestinal spasms tractuli. It turns out that peppermint relaxes the face muscles and improves the flow of bile intestinal gas.