Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is a condition of impaired digestion. Symptoms may include upper abdominal fullness, heartburn, nausea, belching, or upper abdominal pain. People may also experience feeling full earlier than expected when eating.
Treat indigestion with these herbal medications:
What you need: Papaya, ripe
How to use: Eat as a fruit dessert, especially with heavy meals. Papaya helps in the digestion of protein.
What you need: Guamachili (kamatsili) leaves
How to prepare: Boil 1 cup in 5 glasses of water for 10 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt.
How to use:
Adults: consume 2 cups initially, and then 1 cup every 4 hours
Children: consume 1 cup initially, and then 1/2 cup every 4 hours
Babies: consume 1 tbsp. initially, and then 1 teaspoon every 4 hours
-Use only one plant medicine at a time.
-Follow instructions carefully, especially the measurements and the dosage.
-Individuals known to be allergic to some plants are not encouraged to use herbal medications.
-Results may vary per person.
*”Healing Wonders of Herbs” by Herminia de Guzman-Ladion