Homeopathic Remedies for Acid Reflux

There are some foods, and other personal lifestyle choices that can help not only treat acid reflux symptoms, but can cure the problem as well. One thing that won’t cure it is drugs and medication. These will at best only prove some relief from the symptoms, which, you can get from natural foods as well.

Remember that minor symptoms can be a sign of a more serious condition. Severe acid reflux can damage the linings of the esophagus in which case you can have it medically treated depending on the severity of the condition of course. A doctor can easily check it by doing an endoscopy.

Instant remedies for acid reflux symptoms

Here is a list of foods that can quickly neutralize reflux attacks:

  • apples
  • cucumbers and their juice
  • walnuts
  • brown rice
  • raw organic apple cider vinegar
  • baking soda with water
  • Homeopathic remedies for acid reflux

Arsenicum album – this is commonly used by homeopaths as a general digestive disorder treatment. It’s prepared by diluting arsenic trioxide which is also used to treat arsenic poisoning.

Arsenicum album helps abdominal cramps and is recommended to relieve heartburn accompanied by anxiety, chills and thirst.

Nux vomica – this is derived from the seeds in a tree found in India which also contains the poisonous strychnine.

Nux vomica as a herbal medicine is helpful for heartburn especially when it’s cause by fatty or sour foods.

Sulfur – as a homeopathic remedy is used for a variety of things and a common one is digestive disorders. It can be very effective specifically for acid reflux symptoms related to burping, flatulence, vomiting and diarrhea.

If you have chronic heartburn you should get medical attention. Occasional symptoms are often prescribed antacid medications but these should be used only on a very temporary basis as they can destroy necessary stomach acids needed for proper food digestion.