It seems that some people have a cast iron stomach. However, everyone will experience an occasional digestive ailment. Heartburn, bloating, gas, and general stomach can put you down for a while.
A large variety of dietary herbs are available and fall into categories according to their function. Digestives stimulate digestive fluids and maintain regularity. Cinnamon, fennel and peppermint are excellent choices for settling an upset stomach.
Anti-diarrheals help slow the movement of fluids the intestines to restore digestion to a more normal pace. Psyllium and juniper are very effective in controlling effects of diarrhea.
Demulcents soothe an inflamed digestive tract with alfalfa, flax, and gentian being good choices in controlling inflammation.
Rosemary, and fennel are good choices to control are carminatives that relieve gas and bloating.
To combat nausea sniffing peppermint oil, or eating candied ginger or drinking ginger tea will ease that queasy feeling.
Probotics reestablish digestive health and prevent or reduce the side effects of antibiotics, which destroys friendly bacteria. Probotics also support the immune system and helps maintain overall good health.
Probotics can help control bouts of digestive symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating. They work to promote good colon health in general.
Poor eating habits and stress contribute to digestive ailments. Probotics can be especially helpful when the digestive system is under stress. Following a heavy round of antibiotics can remove the good bacteria in the colon making you subject to nearly uncontrollable diarrhea. Acidophilus or Bifidophilis can restore balance to the colon. If you are planning to travel to other countries you should carry some form of probotic’s with you.
Probotic pearls are tiny pearl shaped tablets that are packaged on small bubble wrap cards, that are easy to carry in your pocket or purse. One or two a day will help keep you digestive system in good health.
Papaya enzymes supply the proteolytic enzyme papain, and is available in a small chewable tablet, that will ease digestion and release vital nutrients to support healthy digestive function. The papaya tablets are also packaged in small tins that are easy to carry.
If digestive discomfort becomes chronic or unbearable other health problems may be the cause and it is wise to schedule a visit with your doctor.
Source: Personal experience