It's summer and luxuriously warm days, cool beaches, and fun times are calling. But, when you feel gassy and bloated or your stomach just plain hurts, you are definitely not in the mood to sport a swimsuit. You are probably feeling more like wearing a baggy t-shirt and curling up on the couch with a book.
I spent years learning to tame the stomach-wrenching symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome so I could feel better. When the medical community couldn't help me, I empowered myself to figure it out and get better. I became an expert researcher on the topic and I sought professional training. I am now a certified holistic health coach and am passing on my "secret bag of tricks" to you.
The easiest way to soothe your stomach naturally is...
Here are 3 simple ways to try it so that you can confidently sport that cute suit to the pool and relish your summer picnic without having to worry about a poochy tummy afterwards.
- Altoids – these "curiously strong peppermints" have enough punch to them to soothe your gut. Try 2-3 of them and feel their power on your system. Keep a box of these in your purse, in your car, and in your beach bag so you can always have this remedy on hand.
- Peppermint tea – has long been used as an aid in digestion. Steep it extra long for a powerful punch, and then drink it hot for best results.
- Peppermint essential oil – is a concentrated form of the peppermint leaf that can deliver a relaxingly calm stomach. Put 5 drops (or more, depending on your toleration and severity of pain) into water and drink.
So, next time your tummy is bloated or is in pain, reach for one of these natural remedies. It's sure to get you back on your feet sooner than any over-the-counter remedy will. And, they won't have any side effects, other than fresh breath! You'll be feeling so great that you will you'll dance circles around your friends on the patio.
And, if you want to learn more ways to go from bloated to beautiful - easily, join me for a free call on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. CDT. Details and register here www.heathejernigan.com/summer.