We all suffer from the problem of acidity less or more at some point in life. Acidity normally happens when there is excess secretion of acids in the gastric gland. Excessive or unbalanced acid production in our stomach can cause gas,abdominal pain, nausea, bad breath or other problems. Irregular eating habits, anxiety, stress, not exercising, some kinds of frying foods and taking excessive drugs can cause acidity. Only those who suffer from this problem can understand how annoying painful it is. This burning pain is commonly called heartburn.

According to the American College of Gastroenterology, approximately 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month and 15 million as often as daily. However, there are many working medicines that can be taken to get rid of this issue. But, in this article we are going to include the 10 amazing home remedies to get rid of acidity. [1] Let’s learn.

  • Hot Water
  • Cucumber
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Buttermilk
  • Papaya
  • Clove
  • Banana

Hot Water:

Lukewarm Water

We are often told to take hot water to solve many problems in our stomach. Yes, and it actually works. Usually, we can get rid of acidity by drinking lukewarm water before going to bed at night and waking up in the morning.



There are plenty of benefits to eating cucumber. It contains flavonoids and anti-inflammatory ingredients that reduce flatulence. Cucumber is an effective food to keep the stomach cool. Try this ASAP.



Ginger is one of the most effective anti-inflammatory foods. Ginger juice helps to alleviate stomach acidity. You can get most out of it by eating raw ginger with salt. Literally, it will help to solve the gas problem in the stomach.



It helps to improve digestion and absorption. It is a powerhouse of nutrients. Boil half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a glass of water and drink it 2 to 3 times a day to keep the gas away.



It contains lactic acid which can normalize acidity in the stomach very quickly.  Use one teaspoon of ground coriander with buttermilk to have great results. But, don’t drink too much buttermilk in a day. Try to have one glass of buttermilk to solve the acidity problem.



Papaya contains an enzyme called papaya which normally enhances digestion. Eating regularly papaya can reduce gas in your stomach.



It can easily eliminate stomach acidity and gas due to its airtightness. Sucking 2/3 cloves in the mouth or eating equal amounts of cardamom and clove powder removes the irritation of acidity and bad breath.



Bananas contain natural antacids. It can act as a buffer against acid reflux. Experts suggest eating one banana daily to prevent discomfort. Because it helps eliminate excess sodium. Even, Banana has the ability to relieve constipation due to its soluble fiber. So it can solve the acidity problem as well.

References :

[1] American College of Gastroenterology, Retrieved From : https://gi.org/topics/acid-reflux/

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