Ginger is a common spice in our environment. It is hot spice used as food and medicine. It is a carminative which means it relieves the pressure of bloating by helping gas pass through the digestive system. It also thins the blood to improve circulation. It contains gingerols, which act as pain relievers and shogaols, which soothe and relax the intestinal muscles.
- Peel and slice a piece of fresh ginger root.
- In a cup, mix the slices with lemon juice and honey.
- Pour in hot water and let steep 10 minutes.
- Drink regularly before and after meals.
Apart from ginger, lemon and honey, there are other natural foods that helps relieve bloating such as Cucumber, yogurt, garlic, and straberries.