This is AnnahMarie.
Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on Herbal Remedies for Heartburn.
No one likes heartburn, especially since it really, well, burns.
Did you overindulge at a backyard BBQ? Spicy cooking in your kitchen? If you are suffering from the “burn”, Organic Gurlz Gardens suggests to turn onto these firefighter herbs!
**GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a condition in which stomach acid backflows into the esophagus, an event also known as acid reflux. This acid irritates the lining of the esophagus, leading to a number of uncomfortable symptoms.
The list of herbs Organic Gurlz Gardens recommends to help fight the fire:
- German chamomile
So what is Caraway?
The name Caraway comes from the Arabic word for seed – Karwya (Unique huh?).
In addition to their use in traditional medicines, caraway seeds have their own food value, and indeed, have several health benefiting nutrients, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.
You can use Caraway as an herby culinary helper:
Caraway helps to tone down the unpleasant scent of cabbage when cooking. Just toss in a few seeds and continue having happy noses!
Organic Gurlz Gardens suggests adding a few seeds periodically, about every 20 minutes, depending on how long you plan on cooking the cabbage.
Putting the spice in Peppermint
Peppermint is one of many kinds of mint that produces aromatic leaves as well as oil. The peppermint oil is used in cooking for adding some flavor and yummy smells. Peppermint can also be inferred to be a sweet that is flavored with the peppermint oil.
An oily goodness for heartburn!
A Peppermint tea recipe from my Mommy, Becca:
You will need:
- Fresh Organic Peppermint leaves
Follow these steps:
- Take the leaves off the peppermint sprigs (add more or less according to your tolerance). Wash the leaves gently to remove any dirt.
- Crush the leaves with your finger. You can also roll the leaves and squeeze them as well. Doing this helps to release the oils in the leaves.
- Take a pot and fill with water (Add more or less to how much tea you would enjoy.)
- Turn the stove on to mid-range and boil the water. Add one-fourth cup of the peppermint leaves and let the mixture simmer for ten minutes. You will notice the water displaying a yellowish color.
- Strain the peppermint mixture. Place the strained mixture in a cup or mug.
- Add your sweetener. You can add organic honey or palm sugar to sweeten your peppermint tea. It is really up to you to choose your preference. If you enjoy your peppermint tea with a hint of lemon zestyness, chop up a few slices of lemon of squeeze in the juice.
**Do YOU want organic Peppermint in YOUR own backyard? Contact Becca today @ Master.Gardener@OrganicGurlzGardens.com!**
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Known for its daisy like appearance, the German Chamomile is an herb that’s hard to beat in helping acid reflux!
German chamomile contains chemicals that might seem to promote relaxation and reduce swelling (inflammation).
Researchers aren’t sure which chemicals in German chamomile might cause relaxation.
German chamomile might reduce swelling by slowing the production of chemicals called prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and histamines. These chemicals are usually released to create a swelling response in the body.
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