Remedy Details for care and relief of Indigestion
Take basil leaves for the care and relief of Indigestion
Effectiveness: 2.9 Popularity: 19
Why it works:
Basil can help to soothe the stomach and esophageal lining. It speeds up the healing process, prevents the stomach content from crawling up into the esophagus.
How it works:
Steep 3 basil leaves in 6-8oz boiling water for 15 minutes. Strain the leaves and consume the tea. You can also just chew a few basil leaves before a meal.
The above-ground parts of basil and basil oil are possibly unsafe when taken by mouth as a medicine for long term use.
Do not take large amount of basil if you are pregnant or nursing.
Basil might slow blood clotting and lower blood pressure. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Stop using basil at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
The self cure remedy of Take basil leaves for the care and relief of Indigestion has an effectiveness score of 2.9 and a popularity score of 19 on the self-cure system.