• Flatulence is better known as passing wind or passing gas
• Excessive gas in stomach and intestine is released in form of:
   o Flatulence
   o Burping
• It can become an embarrassing problem if one passes gas frequently
Symptoms to look for:
• Fullness in stomach
• Abdominal pain
• Belching
• Rapid chewing or drinking leads to swallowing of excess air
• Carbonated drinks
• Lactase deficiency in the body


Natural home remedy using black pepper, dry ginger and green cardamoms:
1. Take 1 glass of warm water
2. Add 1 tsp of black pepper
3. Add 1 tsp of dry ginger powder
4. Crush 2 green cardamoms to powder
5. Add ½ tsp of this cardamom powder
6. Mix well
7. Drink 1 hr after every meal
Natural home remedy using ginger and lemon juice:
1. Cut fresh ginger into slices
2. Soak these slices in lemon juice for 1 hr
3. Chew a few slices after each meal
• Chew peppermint after every meal
   o Menthol soothes the digestive muscles
   o It reduces flatulence, bloating and abdominal pain
• Avoid consuming:
   o Carbonated drinks
   o Broccoli
   o Cabbage
   o Beans
   o Cauliflower
   o Bread and cheese
• Chew food slowly and steadily as this makes it easier to digest