I have posted many things about mint and it’s uses for stomach upset. You can read about it : Growing a Medicine Garden: Spearmint .
However, mint is known to make acid reflux worse. So if you are prone to heartburn or GERD avoid the mint and try these all natural remedies for some relief.
- Aloe Drink
Aloe soothes the esophagus and provides cooling relief from acid irritation. It also improves blood circulation which helps proper food digestion and relief of heart burn.
1 tablespoon aloe vera sap mixed with eight ounces of water and honey to taste.
Bananas are natural acid reduces so if you are suffering fro heart burn try munching on a banana.
3. Ginger Tea
Ginger soothes acid stomach and relief ingestion. soak a few chunks of fresh ginger in 8 oz. of boiling water for 20-30 minutes. remove the chunks. Season with honey and sip to get some relief.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
Organic apple cider vinegar helps soothe and relieve excess acid production in the stomach. add 3 teaspoons to 8 oz. of water.