Admit it, all great foodies go through this problem sometime or the other. Acidity spares no one. Be it our wrong eating habits, staying up late or keeping hungry for long, there are many reasons attributed to this problem. While certain food items are notoriously responsible for causing acidity, some are known to cure it in no time. And the best part is, they are readily available in our kitchen. Here are the ten easiest ways, in which you can say goodbye to acidity forever, and you don’t even have to visit a doctor.
1. Cold Milk
One of the more simpler remedies of acidity is having a glass full of cold milk that contains calcium to counter acidity problem.
2. Coconut Water
Coconut water restores the pH level in the stomach apart from having numerous health benefits.
Prescribed even in the Ayurveda, this drink contains lactic acid that helps neutralize the excess acid in the stomach. Have this, especially after your big heavy lunch.
Rich in natural antacids and potassium, bananas are the most suitable snack especially when you have long gaps between your meals.
5. Basil Leaves
Basil leaves are known for their soothing properties, particularly if one is having frequent acidity problems. Chewing them raw or having them post boiling in water can work wonders for your stomach.
The first one in our list, and probably the most effective one too, this magnesium containing cane sugar aids digestion in a big way.
Popularly known as elaichi, it is known for countering excess acid produced in the stomach. Simply crush two pods of cardamom in a glass of water to have instant relief from acidity and heartburn.
8. Fennel Seeds
Most Indians have a habit of chewing fennel seeds/saunf right after their meals, and it not only improves the taste but also protects the stomach against acidity and heartburn.