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Flatulence

BODY ORGANS

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SPINAL ADJUSTMENT

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There are many ways to avoid flatulence. Chronic flatulence or belching is the result of fermentation in the small and large intestines. It can occur because you have swallowed too much air; your fermentation process is out of balance (the result of an excess of magnesium and a deficiency of sodium and calcium in your food); you have eaten too fast; or you are ill.

REMEDIES

bulletTake a cup of hot water and add 1 teaspoon of cider. Sit down when you drink it and avoid activities for a while.

bulletDrink a cup of celery juice.

bulletTake the juice of ½ lemon, 1 teaspoon of honey and add hot water.

bulletBe silent when eating to avoid swallowing air. Chew food thoroughly.

bulletUse asafoetida in lentils when cooking.

bulletCook lentils without salt until they are overcooked, glutinous and slimy. Salt can be added to spicy lentil dishes afterwards; otherwise they will produce flatulence.