Magical Barley Water to relieve Gastritis

: June 23, 2015
 
 
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Are you suffering from gastritis? Then let us study about gastritis – its causes, symptoms and of course it’s solution
 

What is the term Gastritis?

Gastritis is condition where the inner lining of stomach bears inflammation. It also causes irritation and swelling in worse conditions. Gastritis observed for short time is acute gastritis and that which lasts long is known as chronic gastritis. Chronic gastritis leads to stomach ulcers. Usually people observe pain in upper abdominal region.
Gastritis is prominently observed in males than females. In females, it is more observed during pregnancy. Even children suffer against acute gastritis.

Common and uncommon causes:

Gastritis is common outcome of infection caused by bacteria Helicobacter pylori and NSAIDS.
Other than bacteria H. pylori and NSAIDS, gastritis is less caused due to alcohol consumption, drugs like cocaine, intake of aspirin tablets, autoimmune problems etc.

Symptoms of Gastritis:

Generally gastritis is observed by under mentioned symptoms. Likewise some show null symptoms.
The common symptoms of gastritis are vomiting, nausea, discomfort in upper abdominal region, indigestion, loss of appetite, unexplained weight loss etc.

Medical aid:

Gastritis can be cured by intake of antacids or other drugs. Consultation of a professional required here.

Home Remedy:

The best homemade remedy for gastritis is consumption of barley water on regular basis.

Steps to make Barley water:

Method 1:

Step 1 - Soak 3-4 tsp of barley in a glass full of water overnight (minimum 12 hours).
Step 2 - Strain the water in the morning.
Step 3 - Consume this strained water early morning on empty stomach on regular basis.

Method 2

Step 1 – Boil 2 glasses of water.
Step 2 – Add 1 cup barley cereal to it and let it boil for 5 minutes.
Step 3 – Let it cool down.
Step 4 – Strain the extract and use the extract to consume on regular basis.

Importance of barley water in Gastritis:

Barley is a cereal rich in insoluble fiber, protein, iron and other minerals.
Barley helps to exhibit harmful toxins from the body.
Barley helps to increase metabolism and immunity power.

Other Medical importance of Barley:

Barley is rich in fiber so it helps to decrease cholesterol level and blood pressure level.
Its high fiber content helps to reduce weight.
Barley is a good source of vitamins, fatty acids, carbohydrates and proteins.
Barley stabilizes blood sugar level and insulin.
Barley is useful in resolving blood clots and cardiovascular diseases due to its rich content of niacin.
Barley also helps to resolve urinary tract infection as it is diuretic in nature.
Believing that this article is useful to you, I take this pleasure to serve you better.

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Amruta Kugaonkar

Amruta Kugaonkar

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