Acid reflux occurs when the muscle ring that allows food into your stomach, your lower esophageal sphincter, relaxes when it shouldn’t be relaxing. The acid then travels back up the esophagus. It’s possible to have acid reflux, which is quite common, without experiencing heartburn along with it. These tried-and-true home remedies for acid reflux should soothe and relieve symptoms and get you back to your life without discomfort.
1. Chamomile Tea
For relief before bedtime, try drinking a cup of soothing chamomile tea half an hour to an hour before you sleep. Chamomile tea is commonly known to have calming properties, and it promotes sleeping well. It also fights inflammation and can reduce the swelling and inflammation in your stomach. Chamomile helps balance acidity levels in the stomach to maintain a healthy gut. Instant chamomile tea bag blends are found easily in the supermarket, but you can also use dried chamomile petals, found in natural health food stores. Brew it, and drink it while it’s hot.