Flatulence: Causes, Symptoms, home remedies for flatulence, fart

Flatulence: Causes, Symptoms, home remedies for flatulence, fart


Home Remedies >> Flatulence

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

What is Flatulence?

Flatulence is the condition of having excessive gas in the stomach or intestine. This can result in uncomfortable feelings of bloating, as well as increased belching (burping) or passing of gas from the rectum.

Causes of Flatulence

  • High consumption of heavy food.

  • Higher intake of soft drinks.

  • Lesser physical activity/ no exercise.

  • Sedentary lifestyle.

  • Lesser food chewing.

  • Taking many food items(different types) in one meal.

  • Excessive spice food.

  • Associated Symptoms of Flatulence

  • Nausiatic feeling or vomiting.

  • Sometimes headache.

  • Abdominal stretching.

  • Constipation.

  • Abdominal cramps.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Heartburn.

  • Home Remedies For Flatulence

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda with a cup of water. Drink this after your meals.

  • Steep half a teaspoon of Triphala in boiling water for 5-10 minutes and then drink it before going to bed.

  • Eat 1 tablespoon of raw Cumin (jeera) daily.

  • Take 2-3 gm of black pepper (kali mirch) and long pepper (piplamul, Lindi pepper,piplamool) powder with honey (shahad) twice daily.

  • Slowly chew a small amount of fennel (saunf) seeds or put them in a cup of boiled, hot water for 3-5 minutes and then slowly drink.

  • Eat a fresh piece of ginger (adrak) or added some fresh ginger to your food.

  • Mix two drops of peppermint oil in half a cup of cold water and drink twice daily.

  • Take 4-5 gm of ajowan (ajwain) with rock salt (sendha namak, khanij namak) twice or thrice a day.

  • Take asafoetida (hingu) and rock salt, mix with water and make a paste apply around the umbilicus.

  • Take 1 tsp of cumin powder, a pinch of rock salt, a pinch of sodabi-carb and lime juice 1 tsp, take this mixture twice a day is useful.

  • Diet and Regimen For Flatulence

  • Avoid taking so many lentils, peas, beans in diet.

  • Avoid taking heavy dairy products, sulfur-containing food like cabbage, onion, garlic, okra, spinach, sweet corn, eggplant, etc.

  • Do light exercise on empty stomach or in the morning.

  • Do yogasana like pavanmuktsana in the morning (according to your health and muscle stamina).

  • After eating a meal seat in vajrasana for 15-20 minutes.

  • Brisk walking is also beneficial.

  • Take warm water or medicated water(with ginger or coriander powder) the whole day.

  • Avoid taking hot and cold food together.


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