Digestion

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Digestion:

  • Barley Grass
  • Black Seed Oil
  • Cats Claw
  • Chamomile
  • Cinnamon
  • Curcumin
  • Ginger
  • Hemp Oil
  • Peppermint
  • Spearmint
  • Valerian
  • Wheat Grass

Natural Cures and Remedies for Digestion

Sleeping pills are no remedy for sleeplessness. They are habit forming and become less effective when taken continuously. They lower the I.Q., dull the brain and can prove fatal if taken in excess or before or after alcohol. The side-effects of sleeping pills include indigestion, skin rashes, lowered resistance to infection, circulatory and respiratory problems, poor appetite, high blood pressure, kidney and liver problems and mental confusion.

The process of digestion begins in the mouth. The saliva in the moth, besides helping to masticate the food, carries an enzyme called ptyalin which begins the chemical action of digestion. It initiates the catabolism (breakdown) of carbohydrates by converting starches into simple sugars. This explains the need for thorough mastication of starchy food in the mouth. If this is not done the ptyalin cannot carry out its functions as it is active in an alkaline, neutral or slightly acid medium and is inactivated by the highly acid gastric juices in the stomach.

Anise Seed, Artichoke, Barberry Root, Barley Grass, Basil, Bay Leaf, Bitterwood, Blessed Thistle, Bromelain, Burdock Root, Carrot, Catnip, Celery Seed, Chamomile, Chicory Root, Cilantro Leaf, Cumin, Dandelion Root, Devils Claw, Elecampane, Fennel Seed, Ginger Root, Goldenseal Root, Green Tea, Irish Moss, Juniper Berry, Kelp, Lemon Balm, Milk Thistle, Muirapauma, Myrrh, Peppermint Leaf, Quassia, Rosemary, Slippery Elm Bark, Soy, Spearmint, Thyme, Wild Yam

I am here to tell you that digestion problems are not normal, and they are avoidable. Just because everyone you know might suffer from them, doesn’t mean that you have to.  If you step outside of the box and look at nutrition differently, you will realize that the solution is much simpler than you ever imagined.  In the following pages, we will take a look at how eating a simple diet full of natural foods can completely change how your body processes food, and it will dramatically change how you feel as a result.

If a process of elimination concludes gluten sensitivity might be a real possibility, you should consult your doctor or nutritionist for an implementation of a gluten-free diet and monitor gluten stress. If an initial improvement of the situation is accomplished by a gluten-free diet and a deterioration happens once gluten is reintroduced, you probably have the intolerance or sensitivity. Many people concerned report a remission of symptoms after a short period of time and especially a huge improvement in terms of digestion. The general well-being is enhanced noticeably.

The alimentary canal and the process of digestion begin at the mouth. The stomach, which is the most abused organ of the body, looks like a pear-shaped pouch. It forms part of the digestive tract which is a tube coiled in loops nearly 28 feet in length. It varies in size and position depending on how much food it contains. An overloaded stomach tends to prevent the diaphragm from functioning properly. It may also press on the heart.

In case of diarrhoea caused by indigestion, dry or fresh ginger is very useful. A piece of dry ginger is powdered along with a crystal or rock salt. A quarter teaspoonful of this powder should be taken with a small piece of jugglery. It will bring quick relief as ginger, being carminative, aids digestion by stimulating the gastrointestinal tract.