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Ginger for Gas

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Ginger root

Ginger root is good medicine for many discomforts, including intestinal gas.

Ginger root for gas relief


  • Grate 1 teaspoon ginger.
  • Mix with 1 teaspoon lime juice.
  • Sweeten with honey if desired.
  • Dilute with 6 oz. water and drink.

Why ginger is a good remedy for gas

Ginger root contains digestive enzymes and stimulates saliva production. It is also believed to aid peristalsis


Excessive doses of ginger may cause mild heartburn, diarrhea or mouth irritation. Consult a doctor before taking ginger if you have gallstones. If you are about to undergo surgery or be placed under anesthesia tell your doctor if you are taking ginger. Do not take ginger if you are taking blood-thinning medications, including aspirin.

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