No one likes to suffer from an upset stomach. When you have an upset stomach you feel queasy, nauseous, hot, depressed, and horrible. Here are some ways to treat an upset stomach naturally and at home.
Drink Only Water and Nothing Else for At Least Five Days
Drink only water and nothing else for at least five to seven days while you have an upset stomach. Milk is a dairy product which can upset the stomach, soda has a lot of caffeine and juice is acidic and all will further upset the stomach. Water washed out the body of toxins and impurities and helps cleanse the stomach which is the desired effect.
Eat a Bland Diet Until You Get Better
Eat very bland food for a few days while recovering. Do not put any condiments or sauces on your food. Try eating plain salad, dry toast, lean proteins such as turkey and chicken and some less acidic fruits such as bananas and grapes.
Drink Peppermint Tea Every Three Hours
Peppermint tea works very well to soothe the muscles in the stomach. Drink the tee every three hours to keep the stomach muscles as soothed as possible. Adding a little honey to the tea can actually help to soothe the stomach and help the body get back in sync.
Apply a Heat Pack to Your Stomach
Applying a heat pack to your stomach can help with stomach cramps and pain. Apply a heat pack and nap for a few hours so that you do not move and the heat can do its job and reduce the stomach discomfort.
Drink Tea with Mints in It
Drop a few mints into some tea for about a half hour and then drink it after the mints have melted. The mint will coat the stomach and help it stop aching.
Drink Prune Juice
Drinking two glasses of prune juice is great for stomach aches caused by constipation and diarrhea. If diarrhea persists too long you can become dehydrated so it is best to drink as much as you can keep down safely.
Drink Some Ginger Ale
Drinking ginger ale is a great remedy for an upset stomach. Ginger is a powerful her that has been sued for years to cure upset stomach. Do not drink too much as it can make you feel bloated which could add to the stomach pain.
Take Some Activated Charcoal
Charcoal is given to people to help them to vomit. Take a little activated charcoal and it will help you throw up which helps the body purge itself of the bacteria that is causing the issue.
Finding the right homemade remedy for an upset stomach takes while but trying at least a few of these remedies can help speed up the recovery process.