What happens when we take a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical and pitch it against a farm-aceutical one, ginger? Acid-blockers are taken by millions around the world, daily, but they carry severe unintended, adverse health effects, not the least of which are gastric cancer. Ginger, on the other hand, has over 100 potential side benefits. So, which is more logical to use as a medicine?
Do you have digestive problems? Don't wait for science to sort it out, do your own test on the GMO effects on your health.
Tribesmen in India have been using herbs for remedying their day to day health disorders from the ages, so it is no suprise that there are a wide range of plants (many of them familiar spices to the West) that have been used to help the human body regain balance.
Did you know that pharmaceuticals used to treat heartburn actually increase gastrointestinal problems? Fortunately, there are natural ways to fight off acid reflux.
Do you have histamine intolerance symptoms? The GAPS Protocol may be the detoxification, supplement and lifestyle program and diet you may need.
Could the water people swallow their acid reflux pills with be more therapeutic than the drugs themselves? In 2008, a remarkable study took place comparing a glass of water to an antacid and "acid blocking" drugs, in their overall effect in increasing gastric pH (i.e. making it more alkaline) in healthy subjects.
Here are five natural heartburn remedies that went head to head with drugs and won.