9 Effective Home Remedies for Dyspepsia

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated -

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Home remedies for dyspepsia include the use of fresh fruits like grapes, oranges, pineapples, melons, apples, pomegranate, and pears in different forms.

Lightly cooked vegetables, buttermilk, yogurt, cottage cheese, garlic, and ginger are some of the best remedies to cure dyspepsia. Dyspepsia is nothing but a fancy name for indigestion and gastrointestinal problems.

Home Remedies for Dyspepsia

These home remedies for dyspepsia are very effective and help to reduce symptoms of indigestion.

Lemon

Lemon juice helps to clear out bacteria, thus improving the digestive system. It also removes harmful substances from the stomach and strengthens the appetite. You will soon feel very relaxed. You can also add salt and sugar to make it taste better.

Butter Milk

This is the best and the simplest remedy for dyspepsia. For better results, one can add black pepper powder or cumin seed powder to a glass of buttermilk and have it at regular intervals; 2-3 times per day is recommended. It calms down the intestines and the digestive system.

A plate full of food on a woman lying on her chest - representing dyspepsia where indigestion, abdominal pain and bloating occurs

Anise seed

Usually, eating anise seed in day to day life after every meal is recommended, since it is very beneficial for the digestion of food. Make sure to use the plain ones, as you can also get the sugar coated ones in the market, which do not work as effectively.

Carrot

One very easy solution is to chew a carrot, which helps increase the saliva and quickens the procedure of digestion by providing necessary minerals and enzymes. One can also make it a habit to have carrot juice every morning as it helps to keep the internal system clean.

Remedies for dyspepsia - infographic

Fenugreek

Fenugreek leaves can be boiled and or fried in a small amount of butter. It can also help the digestive system improve to a great extent.

Mint

Mint juice is also highly recommended. It goes down well if it is added with a spoonful of honey and lemon juice.

Cumin Seeds

Add two teaspoons of cumin seeds to a glass of water, boil it for 2-3 minutes, and then drink it 2 times per day.

Yogurt

The daily intake of yogurt after or along with your meals helps calm the intestines and prevent indigestion.

Pomegranate Juice

Half a glass of pomegranate juice with a tablespoon of honey twice a day can also help prevent indigestion.

Regular Meals

Meals should be eaten at regular intervals, as long gaps between meals can also cause dyspepsia.

Fruit Diet

The best way to go about controlling or treating dyspepsia is to go on an all-fruit diet.

Exercise

Regular exercising can help to keep indigestion from occurring.

Things to Avoid

There are few things which should be avoided while suffering from dyspepsia:

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About the Author

Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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