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How to Treat Gastric Flatulence

Flatulence can be caused by different reasons like it can be organic which is associated with a disease. The most common cause is gallstones or a disease of the gallbladder or functional with absolutely no disease present.

Food allergies can also be the cause of flatulence that often has a very strong odor and can simply be stopped by not eating the foods that cause it. The most common cause of flatulence I by swallowing air with each mouthful of food or by unknowingly taking in air during the day and both of these can become an easy habit.

Also intestinal fermentation from the starches in carbohydrate foods creates swelling as gases are formed. However it is that the air or gas gets there the result is the abdomen swells as the intestines distend and discomfort is felt in the stomach.

This pressure is so great at times that the swelling extends under the ribcage causing palpitations and shortness of breath and even in some cases a pain that is similar to angina pectoris. The sure fire cure for functional flatulence is very simple it is to change the eating habits and try not to swallow air.

Also try not belching because doing this only takes in more air. You should cut down on cellulose and starchy foods like carrots, peas, onions, pulses and wheat. You can also sip on a glass of hot water with a pinch of bicarbonate of soda and 1 drop of peppermint or spearmint essential oil because this works for the intestinal tract as well as for the stomach.

Some good essential oils to us in mixtures for treating gastric flatulence are as follows:

Cardamom Oil
Coriander Oil
Dill Oil
Eucalyptus Peppermint Oil
Peppermint Oil
Spearmint Oil

Some good vegetable oils to use in mixtures for treating gastric flatulence are as follows:

Almond Oil
Jojoba Oil
Vegetable Oil

When mixing your own mixtures at home in your own kitchen you should store them in glass containers with air tight lids so that it will help to keep them fresh it will also help to keep the fresh if the containers are dark in color because this will help to keep the light out.

These mixtures are very easy to create at home in your own kitchen and you can do this for very little cost. You should always test a small area of skin with a little bit of the mixture before using it on a large area of skin just to make sure that you don’t experience some kind of an allergic reaction to the mixture.

Here are some recipes for some mixtures to use to treat gastric flatulence. I hope that you enjoy!

Massage Oil #1

Ingredients:

15 drops Cardamom Oil
15 drops Peppermint Oil
2 tbsp. Vegetable Oil

Mix these together and use as needed, store the rest until next use.

Massage Oil #2

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. Almond Oil
10 drops Eucalyptus Peppermint Oil
5 drops Cardamom Oil
10 drops Peppermint Oil
5 drops Coriander Oil

Mix these together and use as needed, sore the rest until next use.

Massage Oil #3

1 drops peppermint Oil
15 drops Eucalyptus Peppermint Oil
2 tbsp. Vegetable Oil

Mix these together and use as needed, sore the rest until next use.