Coffee and Digestion: 8 Digestive Problems with Coffee


How coffee causes gasAfter doing the research for this post, I gave up coffee. I’m done with it.

I took the last I had to work as an offering to the caffeine addicts there and replaced it with a caffeine-free, coffee tasting substitute I’ll share ahead. It was actually easier than I’d expected.

Giving up their daily caffeine fix is a scary thought for some people. Many of us are far more addicted to this legal drug than we’d like to admit to ourselves.

What I hope to offer with this post is some motivation and momentum to give up coffee. I’ll do this by covering the damaging effects it can have on your gastrointestinal tract and the way these effects lead to various health issues and digestion problems, including stomach pain, bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas.

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How to Make Peppermint Tea for Better Digestion


Homemade-Peppermint-teaPeppermint tea is a very useful tea to drink for indigestion, gastrointestinal problems and preventing flatulence.

You can make it to stimulate digestive juices and ease stomach cramps and abdominal pain.  It has been found to have an anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic and has a calming effect on the entire gastrointestinal tract.

Peppermint tea also encourages the gallbladder to secrete bile, which is used to assist in the digestion of fats.

A warm cup of it right before a large meal is a great digestive aid that can really help prevent digestive problems later on.

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The Positive Effects of Peppermint Tea on Bloating and Gas


Uses for mint teaThe effects of peppermint tea are generally lighter and gentler than peppermint oil capsules. The tea is very refreshing, doesn’t need to be sweetened and has a real ‘pick me up’ effect whenever you drink it.

More importantly, peppermint tea can be very beneficial for your digestive system and help alleviate problems like bloating, stomach gas and flatulence.

Peppermint has relaxant and antispasmodic properties and can help relieve cramps and spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, bile duct and gallbladder.

This improves the passage of both food and swallowed air through the digestive tract, allowing them to go through smoothly and without pain or discomfort.

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Peppermint Oil, Digestion & How to Make Farts Smell Better


Better smelling flatulence Peppermint oil is derived from the Mentha Piperita plant. Its leaves are collected, lightly dried and steam distilled to extract the essential oil.

Potent and great smelling, peppermint oil is a very useful substance for aiding digestion, relieving stomach gas and bloating, reducing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), preventing nausea, letting go of stress, helping with respiratory problems and stopping bad breath.

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Flatulence Causes and Cures


Bloating and GasExcessive 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 an 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 and natural remedies that would usually stop bloating and gas in short time. But it soon became clear that excessive flatulence is really just another symptom of larger problems with digestion and elimination.

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