8 Herbs and Spices to Improve the Functioning of Your Digestive System
Flatulence and digestive problems can make you think twice about whether you should eat something heavy at the party or if you should eat at all. This is often associated with a feeling of being lost, helpless, and dissatisfied with your meals.
In such cases, instead of choosing medicines to improve digestion or liver function, you can try simple and healthy, alternative food products.
Herbs and spices to improve digestion
BEETROOT – contains betacyanins, which enhances the detoxification process in the liver and stimulates bile secretion.
MINT – supports digestion, helps regulate the frequency of intestinal contractions, and supports the secretion of digestive juices.
GARLIC – stimulates the development of good bacteria, is also a natural antibiotic and a natural antiparasitic agent.
ITALIAN COPPER (FENNEL) – relieves gastric disorders, feeling of fullness, abdominal pain, and bloating. Restores normal intestinal peristalsis.
RUCOLA – stimulates the digestion of fats, stimulates the flow of bile, and improves the removal of unnecessary metabolic products from the liver.
ARTICHOKE – contains caffeoylquinic acids, which accelerates the production of bile in the liver and stimulates its flow.
CUMIN SEEDS – alleviates painful bloating and acts as mild antispasmodics, and hence recommended for colic.
LICORICE – protects the stomach and intestine walls against the harmful effects of stomach acids and supports digestion.
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