What Helps Bloating

Bloating is abdominal swelling or distention due to a buildup of air or gas in the stomach and intestines.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Bloating

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Peppermint Oil

Peppermint also known as Mentha x piperita is a hybrid cross between watermint and spearmint. Native to Europe and the Middle East, the plant has been used for medicinal purposes since Ancient Egypt. First cultivated in England in the 17th century, Peppermint is named from Greek mythology and has been revered for its antibacterial properties, as a digestive aid, muscle relaxer, and stimulant.


Effectiveness
22%


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Ginger

Ginger is a tropical, green-purple, flowering plant from the Zingiberaceae family closely related to cardamom and turmeric. The oily resin from its rhizome contains many biochemic compounds including gingerol regarded for its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been widely used throughout ancient Sanskrit, Chinese, Greek, Roman, and Arabic history for its medical properties treating ailments like colds and nausea.


Effectiveness
30%


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Activated Charcoal


Effectiveness
50%


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Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms that naturally live in the human body. They typically include strains from the common bacteria groups, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, as well as the yeast, Saccharomyces boulardii. Found naturally in fermented foods (kombucha, tempeh, kimchi, miso and sauerkraut) and dairy (yogurt, buttermilk, cottage cheese), probiotics are part of the microbiome or the healthy community of organisms that keep the body healthy.


Effectiveness
50%


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Lactase


Effectiveness
25%


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Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice made from the dried, inner bark of a Cinnamomum Verum tree native to Sri Lanka. It contains high levels of the organic compound cinnamaldehyde, which not only lends the spice its flavor and odor, but also affects overall health and metabolism.


Effectiveness
50%


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Dandelion

Taraxacum, commonly known as Dandelion, is a genus of flowering plants in the Asteraceae family. Native to Europe, the plant is believed to have arrived in North America as medicine aboard the Mayflower. Abundant in Vitamins A, B, C, D and minerals iron, potassium and zinc, Dandelion’s edible and highly nutritious leaves have been widely used throughout history by the ancient Egyptians, Greek and Romans, as well as, in traditional Chinese Medicine as a diuretic and digestion treatment.


Effectiveness
50%


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Fennel


Effectiveness
25%


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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is fermented apple juice, containing health-benefiting acetic acid. Used by the Ancient Greeks as an antiseptic and historically as a disinfectant and food preservative, Apple Cider Vinegar contains antioxidant-rich polyphenols, which help neutralize free radicals, while reducing inflammation.


Effectiveness
50%


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