• The condition refers to the inflammation of the stomach lining
• It results in severe cramping in the stomach or the upper abdomen

Symptoms to look for:
• Loss of appetite
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Headache
• Dizziness
• Pain in upper-left region of the stomach
• Sensation of a coated tongue
• Foul breath
• Bad taste in mouth
• High saliva flow
• Scanty urination
• Uneasiness
• Mental depression
• Heartburn
• Bloated stomach

• Habitual overeating
• Consuming uncooked food
• Excessive tea, coffee or alcohol intake
• Excessive use of condiments and sauces
• Stress

Natural home remedy using carom seeds and salt:
1. Take 1 tsp of carom seeds
2. Add 1 tsp of salt
3. Mix well
4. Eat it to get relief

Natural home remedy using licorice powder:
1. Take 1 glass of hot water
2. Add 1 tsp of licorice powder
3. Mix well
4. Leave it for 15 min
5. Strain the liquid
6. Drink 3 times a day

• Drink 2 cups of coconut water every day
• Reduce consumption of:
o Red meat
o Red pepper
o Sour food
o Pickles
o Tea and coffee
o Sweets
o Aerated drinks
• Have dinner at least 2 hr before bedtime
• Chew 1 tsp of fennel seeds after every meal
• Avoid drinking water along with meals as this dilutes the digestive juices and delays digestion

Liquorice – mulethi