Natural home remedies for Acidity and Bad breath

stomach pain for Acidity
Stomach pain for acidity

Home remedies for acidity 

If there is an excess amount of stomach acid in our digestive system it can cause stomach pain, bloating. These problems affects the people of all age groups.

It is very common in people who drink excess alcohol, spicy foods and regularly follow an unhealthy lifestyle. These habits can make you prone to acidity problems.

This article will give you the idea of getting rid of acidity problems naturally. For example, if you drink a lukewarm water after your large meal it can give you relief from acidity


Always remember to drink enough water throughout the day because water will help to remove excess acid from your digestive system and will help you with your indigestion problems.

So, there are many ingredients that are available in your kitchen which will help you from acidity problems.

Here is the list of five natural ingredients for Acidity:-

1.Basil Leaves

Basil leaves are botanically named as ocimum basilicum. Basil has many medicinal properties and are used in Ayurveda and many traditional Chinese medicine.
Basil has smoothing and carminative property that will give you instant relief from acidity.

How to use:-

1.You can chew a few basil leaves at the first sign of acidity.
2.You can take 4-5 basil leaves and take a cup of water and boil them together. You can drink it several times a day until you feel good


Cinnamon is a natural ingredient with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It works as a good natural antacid. It also helps in digestion.

How to use:-

  1. Take 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  2. Take a cup of water
  3. Boil them together for few minute 
  4. Now, you can drink this 2-3 times a day.


Cloves can make your acidity and gas to reduce due to the carminative effect of cloves.

It  also improves the saliva production which will improve the digestion process.

How to use:-

  1. Chew 2 to 3 cloves properly so that the juice of cloves get properly into your system.
  2. You can also chew cloves and cinnamon. It will work more effectively for acidity.


The phenolic compound of ginger reduces the gastrointestinal irritation. Ginger is rich in anti-inflammatory properties which will help to neutralize the acid in your stomach.

How to use:-

  1. You can chew a few slices of ginger it can help with acidity.
  2. You can also take a few slices of ginger mix with a cup of water and boil them for a few minutes and then you can drink it .It will help in acidity.

5.Cumin seed

According to Ayurveda, cumin seed helps produce more digestive enzymes that can help for digestion process and keep indigestion away.

Cumin seed is a great acid neutralizer and it can give you relief from stomach pain due to acidity.

How to Use:-

If you are prone to acidity:

1.You can take 1 teaspoon of roasted cumin seed mix with a cup of water and then boil it for few minute and then you can drink it. You can drink it after every meal.

2. You can also take 1 teaspoon of coriander powder, fennel and cumin seeds mix them with some sugar and a cup of water. you can drink it empty stomach when you wake up in morning.

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Home remedies for Bad breath

Brush teeth regularly for healthy teeth
Brush teeth regularly to avoid Bad breath

Bad breath is also known as Halitosis. It is very much embarrassing and can lower your confident level. There are number of factors that can cause bad breath.

Such as eating some odorous  foods, smoking, medical condition and also bleeding gum. The main primary factor that causes bad breath is the bacteria build up in our  mouth.

To avoid bad breath you can drink plenty of water throughout the day and you need to clean up your mouth properly after eating.

Beside drinking plenty of water there are many natural ingredients available in your kitchen that can help your bad breath.

Here is the list of five natural ingredients for Bad breath:-


Fennel has anti-microbial properties that help freshen your mouth by fighting bacteria present in your mouth. It also stimulate the production of saliva.

How to Use:-

1.You can chew a tablespoon of fennel after every meal it will help.

2.You also make fennel tea by taking a teaspoon of fennel in a cup of hot water and mix it well and you can drink it. It will also help.


Chewing cinnamon will help you with the bad breath. This is one of the oldest home remedy for treating bad breath. Cinnamon contain the essential oil that kill bacteria and cover up the bad breath.

How to use:-

1.Take a teaspoon of cinnamon and a cup of water boil it for few minute.
2.Use the solution to rinse your mouth.

3.Lemon juice 

Citrus acid that is present in lemon has the anti-microbial properties that will help to prevent the bacteria growth in our mouth. Moreover, the strong pleasant smell of lemon will help to cover up the bad breath.

How to use:-

  1. Take a teaspoon of lemon juice in a cup of water add some salt to it and mix it properly.
  2. Now, you can use the solution rinse your mouth.
  3. Use this solution 2-3 times a day.

4.Apple cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is great for pH level balancing and has anti-bacterial property that will remove bad bacteria from your mouth that cause the bad breath.

How to use:-

1.Take a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and mix it with a cup of water for dilution. Drink it before meals. It removes the bad breath and help in digestion.

2.You also gargle  with the solution.

5.Green tea

The  antioxidant polyphenols present in the green tea is a great anti-oxidant that help to fight bad breath by removing bad bacteria from our mouth. You can also take black tea, it will also help.

After trying all this natural herbal remedies if your acidity or your bad breath still remains then you must consult your doctor may be there is some serious health condition underlying.

Thanks for giving your precious time and reading this article. So, now if you find the article to be helpful for you .you can share with your friends, family and your closed ones. Be healthy and help others to stay healthy.

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