Our dietary habits aren’t anything to write home about, given our indulgences for snacks and fast food. Chances are our bellies won’t cooperate in this matter if we keep eating greasy foods and cola drinks. Bloating, belching, nausea will keep troubling us. And having Eno in water is the short cut most of us take to fight out indigestion. So how do we overcome this bothering issue? There are natural aids right there in your backyard to treat indigestion. Start adopting them and see how you get back to having a healthy belly, easily and naturally.



This is a proprietary medicine in Asian and Arabian countries. In China, it has been used for over 2000 years. No wonder it makes it a good digestive aid in treating upset stomach and motion sickness. Take 1 to 4 gm of powdered ginger daily, if you want to get back to healthy digestion. More remedies with ginger tea >>

Lemon Balm:

This has been an all-time favourite in treating stomach disorders and easing digestion. Lemon balm when mixed with other herbs helps promote tummy relaxation and boosting appetite. In order to reduce digestion, bloating or flatulence, put 1 tsp of the herb of dried lemon balm in hot water, steep it and have it 3-4 times daily.

Fennel Seed:

Now this is one item which we love to end our meals with while eating out in restaurants. Ever wondered about its benefit? Traditionally speaking, Fennel seed is a common recipe that has been used in fighting gas, indigestion due to acid reflux, cramps, and ease out spasms in the intestinal tract. It’s a common ingredient found in ‘gripe water’ so that the intestines of infants remain cool. Not just this, fennel seeds can be used for tea preparation as well. Saw how multi-farious fennel is for our taste and health


Any Indian recipe would be tasteless and bland without it. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has been known to boost liver function and digestion and treat heartburn, stomach pain, gas in intestines and bloating. Incidentally, it also relieves arthritis pain and keeps menstruation in check. Best natural remedies with turmeric >>


Effective in relieving gastrointestinal problems, including indigestion, chamomile is one of the best remedies to treat upset stomach. It is easy to grow in your garden and can be taken in the form of chamomile tea.


Known to soothe indigestion, no Indian dish is complete without coriander sprinkled on it. The coriander oils have found to be antibacterial in nature and a muscle relaxant too, used to counteract stomach upsets.

With these essential herbs, you can now experience happy digestion the whole year without any counter-effects.