Do you know, there is plant for each type of stomach problem?


Aigremoine (Lithospermum ruderale)

  • It is useful when the stomach problem is accompanied by enteritis, diarrhoea, and/or chronic liver infection.
  • It also helps tone a lazy digestive system.
  • And it also helps regularize acidity and soothe ulcers by improving metabolism.
  • The leaves are taken as tea.
  • 3 or 4 cups a day. 3 1/2 to 4 tablespoons per quart of water.

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Angelica (Angelica archangelica)

  • Angelica is a digestive, an aperitif, a stimulant, and a tonic.
  • It decongests and soothes stomach pains and swelling.
  • Prepare an infusion (tea) preferably using the fresh plant:
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons of roots per quart of water.
  • If your stomach is very swollen,
  • Prepare and drink 3 cups per day
  • Made of 5 tablespoons of seeds per quart of water.

Anise (Pimpinella anisum)

  • Anise also known as Aniseed.
  • It is a soothing digestive.
  • It aids digestion and the elimination of intestinal gas,
  • It soothes stomach cramps, aerophagy, dyspepsia (contractions of the digestive organs, dizziness, and a heavy feeling after eating).
  • 2 or 3 cups per day, after meals:
  • 2 tablespoons of seeds per quart of water.


Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)

  • Is a digestive, sedative, anti-inflammation agent and tonic.
  • It helps with painful or difficult digestion, stomach cramps, gastrointestinal spasms, and loss of appetite, and it helps expulsion of gas (carminative).
  • Particularly recommended for persons who suffer from stomach cramps (and/or who are irritable, temperamental, angry, etc.)
  • One cup of infusion (tea), a half hour before meals, or one hour after.
  • To prepare the infusion (tea),
  • Add 5 1/2 tablespoons to a quart of boiling water and let stand for five minutes.

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium)

  • Chervil is digestive, depurative and diuretic.
  • It also acts as a stimulant.
  • For difficult digestion, drink 2 or 3 cups per day.
  • Prepare an infusion (tea) with one teaspoon of dried leaves per cup of water, and let stand for 10 minutes.

Culinary Sage.

  • It is an aromatic herb of the mint family (lamiaceae).
  • The leaves are edible.
  • The ancients had a saying – “Why die when your garden is full of sage!”
  • It is a digestive, diuretic, antispasmodic, and helps combat hypoglycemia.
  • It stimulates the appetite, fortifies the stomach, and aids digestion, especially when digestion is difficult.
  • It is also a general tonic.
  • 2 or 3 cups of infusion per day.
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of dried leaves per quart of water.


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