uncomfortable problems, and sometimes embarrassing-gas and bloating are too often hear about my patients. Some gas is normal, but excessive amounts can be caused by bacteria in the colon feed on partially digested, such as carbohydrates and sugar foods.
Fortunately, many herbs and some foods can relieve flatulence. more bitter foods (such as chard and kale) stimulate the production of enzymes that allow the body to digest food more completely and efficiently, so there is less for gas-producing bacteria for consumption.
Bitter herbs like dandelion and chamomile also promote healthy digestion, especially when combined with carminatives herbs that reduce intestinal cramps and bloating. That’s almost all spices and culinary herbs, including ginger, anise, fennel, mint and thyme. Other foods that help are yogurt with live and active cultures and rich pineapple enzymes.
For chronic bloating and gas, it can take an herbal supplement containing bitter and carminative. Or drink the herbs in this smoothie, which also includes two other digestive aids :. Enzyme-rich fruit and yogurt with active
½ c chamomile tea or dandelion, cooled
1 c strawberries
1 c pineapple chunks
½ cup vanilla yogurt with live and active cultures
1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
½ cup ice cubes
Place all ingredients in a blender and process on high to obtain the desired consistency.