Health tips Always gassy? These natural remedies should help give you relief

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Having gas in most cases can not only be very uncomfortable but really embarrassing as well.

If you know you’ve had a bit too much githeri at lunch time then these natural tips are sure to help you get rid of that gas to avoid really awkward situations with your co-workers.

Have more probiotic foods

Probiotic foods are basically ‘good’ bacteria and yeast that helps with digestion, for example yoghurt and apple cider.

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“This is helpful because when your gut bacteria is out of balance from things like antibiotics or pesticides, it can cause countless gut issues including gas,” Health Coah Camron Hooper told Bustle.


Ginger is not only useful for making dawa but can also help with gas.

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Lemon and baking soda

According to registered nurse Rebecca Lee, ‘the juice from lemons mixed with baking soda creates carbon dioxide which is great for digestion.

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Baking soda acts as an anti-acid thus helps in relieving gas. Use it in minimal amounts though.


Exercise helps move waste and nutrients in the body thus assisting with any digestive problems for instance walking, crunches and yoga.

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Drink more peppermint tea

Peppermint reportedly helps to relax the entire digestive system and makes it easy for passing gas.

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Source : Bustle

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