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6 Best Natural Remedies to Stop Farting

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Flatulence is the state when there is an excessive amount of gas accumulated in the stomach or intestines. The most common reason for flatulence can be a poor diet or having an unusual combination of foods. The other reason can be poor digestion, which can also lead to an increase in gas production. It is not a disease, but it is a condition that might last for a day or two and sometimes becomes a regular issue in a person’s life.

6 Best Natural Remedies to Stop Farting

Peppermint:

Peppermint has so many wonderful uses; it is no wonder that you can add gas reduction to the list. Peppermint can have a very soothing effect on the digestive system in a myriad of ways. Excessive gas can be almost immediately relived by sipping peppermint tea. The added bonus is that sipping tea looks so refined, no one would ever suspect your real reason.

Ginger:

Ginger is one the best help to stop flatulence and gas pains. Drink ginger tea 2-3 times during the day. Ginger has anti-bacterial capabilities.

  • Cut a half inch of ginger root piece.
  • remove the skin and finely chop it
  • put it in a pot, add one glass of water and boil it
  • Strain it, cool it and drink it

Garlic:

Garlic is used to treat many health related problems and it is also one of the home remedies for flatulence.

How to use garlic in flatulence:

  • Crush three to four garlic cloves and eat them after mixing in your cup of soup.
    You can also eat the garlic cloves in raw form if you do not mind the unpleasant taste.
  • Adding it to the plate of salad and veggies while cooking is also another way to avail the benefits of garlic as one of the home remedies for flatulence.

Using Baking Soda:

Baking soda is included as a remedy in almost every health issue; it is due to its effectiveness. Its name comes first in constipation as well. As it is bicarbonate, it helps the air trapped inside the stomach to escape one way or the other.  It also re-alkalizes the stomach, neutralizing the acid a little bit and helping things pass through your intestine.

  • Just like all of the other home remedies for flatulence, this also is very easy to use. You can mix baking soda in a small amount of water. This way you can create a natural antacid and drink this solution
  • The excess of gas will be absorbed and you will not have to get embarrassed due to flatulence.

Fennel:

Fennel is our best choice for curing flatulence. It’s incredibly effective and starts working very quickly. Simply chew slowly on a small amount of fennel seeds or put them in a cup of boiled, hot water for 3-5 minutes and then slowly drink. You should be “gas free” within 5-10 minutes. We also recommend you always keep some fennel seeds at home just in case you or anyone else happens to have an unfortunate gas outbreak in the future!

Take Activated Charcoal Tablets:

If your gas is really bad and smelly then taking activated charcoal tablets will fix this. Charcoal not only absorbs excess air in the digestive tract, it absorbs the toxins that cause the foul smell. The best way to take activated charcoal is before meals. This way, you can prevent gas and bloating problems before they start.

Other Tips:

1. Fennel is a highly effective herb that can tame excessive gas. You can buy in a health food store, or you can grab some online.
2. Chronic farting can be a symptom of food intolerance (usually to dairy or wheat), Candida, gut infection or irritable bowel syndrome. Keep a diary of your symptoms and what you eat to identify your triggers. Discuss your results with a nutritionist or doctor.
3. If you like beans, add a strip of kombu seaweed to bean dishes while they are cooking. This helps to digest the enzymes in the beans that cause bloating and gas.
4. Eat a few chunks of pineapple or papaya BEFORE a meal to aid digestion.
5. Avoid eating fruit after a meal because the fruit will ferment in the intestines causing gas as it becomes stuck behind the other food. Only eat fruit before or in between meals.
6. Exercise regularly. In a study of patients who experienced regular bloating, a little physical activity enhanced gas clearance.
7. If you are constipated, treat the constipation, it should reduce the amount of gas produced.
8. Increasing the amount of water you drink will improve your digestive processes. It can also eliminate some of the bacteria from your system. The recommended daily water intake for men and women is eight glasses per day.