[toc]An uncomfortable, painful and burning sensation in the chest and throat is known as heart burn. Alcohol, coffee and chocolate increase the production of acid in the stomach which leads to heart burn. Smoking and obesity also causes heart burn.
The burning sensation in the chest and throat caused due to heart burn can spread to the arms and jaws. Pain in the chest while eating, bending or even lying down, having problem in swallowing are some of the symptoms of heart burn. A person who is affected by heart burn can also have a sore throat. You can get rid of heart burn by following some home remedies. Top 5 home remedies for heart burn are as follows:
5 Home Remedies For Heart Burn
Apple Cider Vinegar
Take apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water and have it. Have it at least 2 times every day. You can also take 1-2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar every day in order to get rid of heart burn. You can also add some apple cider vinegar and baking soda to a glass of water. Then add some salt to it, mix it well and take it 3 times every day. You can also have apple cider vinegar along with honey and a glass of water 3 times every day.
Include ginger in your every day diet by having a ginger along with other foods. Ginger being a common cooking spice is found in different types of food and drinks like ginger bread, ginger sticks etc. You can also boil a cup of water and then take some ginger root, cut it into small and fine pieces and then add it to the cup of water.
Let it steep for at least 10 minutes. Then strain it and drink it. You should have 2-3 cups of this ginger tea every day as it is very effective in treating heart burn. You can also take ginger supplements but before that you should consult a doctor.
You should include garlic in your every day diet, by taking raw garlic cloves or garlic juice. Have 3-4 raw garlic cloves every day in your lunch and dinner. Take some raw garlic in a blender and blend it well. Then take out the juice and pour it in a glass and drink it. Have 1 glass of garlic juice every day.
Add turmeric to potatoes, chicken and other foods and thus include it in your diet. You can have 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder along with a glass of warm water or milk. Have it 2-3 times every day for good result. Add some turmeric powder to a hot tea and then drink it. Turmeric is very effective in treating heart burn.
Include cabbage in your every day diet. You can also take a cabbage in a blender, blend it well and take out the juice. Then pour the juice in a glass and drink it. Have 2-3 glasses of cabbage juice every day. You can also add cabbage juice to a glass of carrot juice and then have it. Thus, by following the above mentioned home remedies you can get rid of heart burn.