The boiled carrot becomes an excellent natural remedy to relieve indigestion and improve difficult and slow digestions. We explain how to do it at home easily.
Although its original medical name is dyspepsia, the truth is that there are many people who habitually use its name or popular denomination: indigestion. It is basically a horrible stomach upset, which arises after eating large amounts of food, having eaten food that does not feel quite right, or simply eating too quickly.
But its causes are actually broader: situations of stress, anxiety or depression; ingesting excessive amounts of alcohol; consumption of certain medications (such as anti-inflammatories or acetylsalicylic acid); opt for very spicy foods; abuse coffee
Be that as it may, when dyspepsia or indigestion appears, there is no doubt that its symptoms are more than evident: discomfort and pain in the upper abdomen, abdominal bloating, heartburn, heavy digestion, belching, nausea, vomiting and regurgitation. Not always all symptoms appear, the most common being stomach pain, bloating, and very slow or heavy digestion.
It is evident that an effective prevention involves avoiding copious and excessive meals, reducing those highly seasoned dishes with excess fat, avoiding going overboard with alcoholic beverages and coffee, and generally enjoying a much calmer life, staying away from the worries and the emotional tensions.
But if indigestion has already made an appearance, and we begin to suffer its annoying symptoms, it is necessary to know how we can reduce it and help our digestive system to digestion better. And it is that although their discomforts are temporary and tend to remit without treatment, the truth is that it is always a good idea to know how to reduce their symptoms, especially so as not to have such a bad time when we are suffering…
Carrot boiled with salt: the best natural remedy to relieve indigestion
The carrot is a delicious vegetable, with a characteristic orange shape, appearance and color. It has aromatic substances and a series of compounds and substances that give it a wide variety of qualities and properties: it is digestive, diuretic, cleansing, antioxidant and invigorating. In addition, it helps to treat ulcers and reduce their symptoms; it is ideal against anemia and stimulates the immune system, strengthening our defenses.
Although consumed fresh and raw, it is very digestive, which means that if you suffer from indigestion it tends to increase its symptoms, the truth is that when it is consumed cooked it helps to reduce your discomfort.
- Ingredients you need: 1 carrot, coarse salt and 1 little water for cooking.
- Preparation of the remedy: wash the carrot well, cut its leaves and peel it. Then cut it into several pieces. Put it in a saucepan with water and bring to a boil, cooking it until very tender. Add coarse salt in quantity, and mix well. Finally eat.
As you can see, the remedy is very simple to prepare and apply, but very effective. Of course, for the carrot to work it has to be well cooked, and be made with a lot of salt (therefore, it is a remedy not recommended for people with high blood pressure).