Flatulence Causes and Cures

Flatulence CausesExcessive flatulence can become a real problem in your life affecting your working day, your social time and your personal relationships. I know it used to be a big issue for me. To put it really simply, people don’t like being around people that fart too much.

I didn’t want to be one of those people anymore, so I looked into all of the causes of flatulence and then started researching the corresponding flatulence cures.

I found some quick remedies that would usually stop stomach gas and passing wind within hours. But it soon became clear that excessive flatulence is really just another symptom of larger problems with digestion and elimination. Problems that often only get worse and begin impacting our overall health and well being, leading to lack of energy, irritability, fatigue and even serious disease Read more »

Using Fennel Seeds for Gas, Cramps and Bloating

Fennel seed for fartsIn herbal medicine fennel seeds are recognized as a powerful carminative – a herb that assists in expelling gas from your intestinal tract.

Here’s how these powerful little seeds reduce gastrointestinal problems and flatulence, a few potential precautions to be aware of and two ways to use fennel seeds to help prevent or treat intestinal cramps, bloating and embarrassing gas.

How Fennel Seeds Help Digestive Problems

In India, dried fennel seeds are incredibly popular as an aid to digestion and have been used for this purpose for thousands of years. A small amount of the seeds are routinely chewed after a meal, both to freshen the breath and to stimulate Read more »

Why Baked Beans Make You Fart and What to Do About It

How canned Beans cause stomach gasMost people know that baked beans make you fart. But why do they produce so much flatulence? And if you still choose to eat beans, which are actually quite healthy for a canned food, how can you greatly minimize the amount of gas they cause?

How Beans Cause Flatulence

A can of baked beans is a good source of vegetable protein, is low in fat and is quite a good source of minerals like magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and zinc. Read more »

Where to Buy Fennel Tea Online

Herbal tea from fennelFennel tea is an exceptional aid to digestion and of great benefit in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems like bloating, stomach cramps, IBS and excessive flatulence.

This page lists where to buy fennel tea, whole fennel seeds, capsules and extracts that are both high in the important volatile oils and at the lowest prices I could find.

Fennel Tea with High Volatile Oil Content

The volatile oils in fennel seeds like anethole, fenchone and estragole are believed to be responsible for many of its digestive and health benefits. Given this, it makes sense to look for tea bags or loose teas with a high volatile oil content. Read more »

What Is Fennel Tea Good For?

how to use fennel teaFennel is an important herb that has been used safely for many thousands of years in Chinese, Indian, Arabian and Western medicines. Aside from its value in cooking as a spice, it has been traditionally used as an aid to digestion and it has many health benefits.

Fennel tea is prepared from crushed or ground mature fennel seeds. These seeds are rich in important volatile oil compounds like anethole, fenchone and estragole, that are believed to be responsible for its antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial/anti-microbial properties.

Here’s just what fennel tea is good for and how it can help with gastrointestinal problems like bloating, IBS and flatulence. Read more »

Ginger Tea Benefits for Better Digestion

Ginger BenefitsGinger is a pungent, fiery rhizome with many positive health properties. This article will focus on how ginger tea benefits your digestion, decreases intestinal gas and relieves flatulence problems.

How Ginger Tea Helps Digestion

Ginger in food, or ideally as a strong tea, helps stimulate saliva, bile and gastric juice production to aid in digestion. It is believed that phenolic compounds, primarily gingerol and shagaol, and various other volatile oils are responsible for ginger tea’s beneficial effect on our digestive system. Read more »

Where to Buy Activated Charcoal

Carbon Powder for GasActivated charcoal is relatively inexpensive for just how effective it is at relieving gastrointestinal problems and absorbing toxins from our body.

This page lists the best places I’ve found to get activated carbon online in easy to take capsules and bulk food-grade powder.

Tablets or Capsules?

Activated charcoal tablets are Read more »

How to Use Activated Carbon for Flatulence

Powdered CharcoalActivated carbon can be very effective at absorbing excessive flatulence gas and removing undesirable compounds in your gastrointestinal tract. It is however very important to make sure you take charcoal in a particular way and at certain times for maximum benefit.

How Does Activated Carbon Absorbed Toxins?

Importantly, activated charcoal is not metabolized or digested in any way in your body. The carbon travels all the way through your gastrointestinal tract and will end up turning stools gray or black. Read more »