Chamomile has been used traditionally for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and healing characteristics. The herb can be used as a digestive relaxant to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disturbances, including nausea, vomiting, indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea, and - of course - bloating. Moreover, it is caffeine-free, making it a perfect nighttime drink.
Medicinally, anise has been used as a muscle-relaxing, carminative herb for centuries, expelling gas from the stomach to relieve bloating and flatulence for women of all ages. The herb is also noted for its ability to eliminate nausea and indigestion. Prepare it as a gas-reducing hot tea, and watch your digestive woes dissolve.
Peppermint has been scientifically proven for its ability to relieve abdominal symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including pain, discomfort, bloating, constipation, and flatulence. This is thanks to its menthol content, a compound that can ease many types of gastrointestinal distress by offering a cooling sensation and helping soothe the digestive tract.
Hot Ginger Tea
Ginger has been acclaimed for its carminative properties that help reduce natural gases of digestion to prevent bloating and gas. The herb also has helps soothe stomach pains and aches due to its antispasmodic characteristics. Consider it not only a popular addition to hot tea for gas relief, but also an herb appreciated for its culinary value.
Hot Lemon Water
This fruit activates the digestive system as a gentle laxative and diuretic to help reduce salt and water retention in the body that causes bloating. Drink a glass right before going to bed and then also first thing in the morning before having breakfast. However, be careful with overconsumption as the acid in the lemon could damage the enamel on your pearly whites.
By including gas-reducing hot teas and drinks listed above in your diet on a regular basis, you should begin to see a reduction in your stomach distension. Nevertheless, while these hot beverages are good, they will not resolve a principal cause of bloating during menopause, hormonal imbalance. Click on the following link for more information about natural and effective bloating treatments that will nourish the endocrine system for ultimate symptom relief.
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