Home Remedies For Gas in Stomach

Build up of gas is a common problem for everyone. Gas in the GI tract consists of mainly oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.  When stomach acids mix with pancreatic juices and the bile, carbon dioxide is produced.
Gas usually occurs due to fibrous foods, malt extracts, consuming food and water which is contaminated. Other causes include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroenteritis.
The most important home remedy for gas is garlic soup. Garlic soup not only reduces intestinal gas but also helps to increase digestion. Grind together little garlic with little cumin, black pepper and coriander seeds. Add water, boil and take in two divided doses.
Chooran powders and pills, which are various combinations of common spices improves digestion after having fried foods.
Small pieces of asafetida dissolved in water (half cup) helps to overcome gas trouble. Asafetida is considered as a good carminative and antiflatulent. To one teaspoonful of roasted cumin, add two cups of water and boil for 5-10 minutes till the water quantity reduces to 1 cup. This preparation may be taken once a day to decrease flatulence.
Herbal Home remedy: Decoction of Ajwain ( Carom Seeds ), an anti-flatulent herb, may be prepared like cumin decoction. Soak pineapple pieces in the decoction overnight. Squeeze pineapple pieces next day morning in order to extract its essence in to the decoction. After filtering, the decoction may be taken to decrease overproduction of gas. But pregnant women should avoid pineapple as it is a strong abortifacient.
Take a mixture of crushed fenugreek seeds and sonchal, a pink colored rock salt which is naturally occurring.
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