1. Basil leaves
Simply eat some basil leaves at the first sign of acid upset. Be sure to chew them thoroughly.Another option is to boil three to five basil leaves in a cup of water and then let it simmer for a few minutes. You can sweeten this basil tea with honey. Do not add milk, though. Sip it frequently.
Cinnamon is good for your digestive health. It works as a natural antacid.
1. Add half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of water.
2. Bring it to a boil and then allow it to steep for a few minutes.
3. Drink this cinnamon tea two to three times a day.
You can also add cinnamon powder to your soup or salad.
Another simple home remedy for acidity is buttermilk. It contains lactic acid that normalizes the acidity in the stomach. You can buy buttermilk or make it yourself.
Grind half to one teaspoon of fenugreek seeds with a little water to make a paste. Mix it in a glass of plain buttermilk, also called chaas, and consume it to relieve stomach ache caused by acidity. Or, you can simply drink plain buttermilk several times a day until you get relief. Mix in a little black pepper or one teaspoon of ground coriander leaves for best results.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
Though acidic in nature. Thus, it helps treat stomach acidity. Simply mix one or two teaspoons of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a cup of water. Drink it once or twice a day. You can also drink it before meals.