Home Remedies to Reduce Burping or Belching

Home Remedies Tips to Reduce Burping

Burping or belching may be defined as the release of the air from the mouth with a sharp or typical noise and sometimes is accompanied by a foul odor. It happens when esophagus or stomach releases the gas through the mouth. Occasionally burping is common and even better as it removes unwanted gas from the stomach.

Burping is usually caused due to swallowing air in excess, but if benching is persistent it may be an indication of digestive disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux, celiac disorder, lactose intolerance, peptic ulcer, gastritis, etc.

Burping may sometimes cause embarrassment.In this article, we will discuss home remedies that prevent the formation of excess gas in the stomach and to reduce burping.

Home Remedies to Reduce Burping or Belching

Home Remedies to Reduce Burping or Belching

Home Remedies to Reduce Burping:

  1. Ginger to Reduce Burping- Take1 cup of hot water, add 1 tablespoon of the ginger slice to it, cover the cup and wait for a few minutes. Now strain the water and add 1 teaspoon honey and lemon to it. Drink this preparation 2 to 3 times a day to encourage digestion, You may also take ginger powder or chew fresh ginger root before meals.relax gastrointestinal muscles and prevent bloating of the stomach and burping.
    Ginger to Reduce Burping

    Ginger to Reduce Burping

  2. Yogurt to Reduce Burping- Yogurt contains probiotics. Probiotics are good bacteria that promote proper functioning of the digestive tract. Imbalance of good bacteria may cause the excessive formation of gas and burping. Probiotic foods help to balance good bacteria and ease symptoms of stomach upset. Yogurt is also a good substitute to milk in the case of lactose intolerance that may cause burping.
  3. Chamomile Tea to Reduce Burping-

    Chamomile tea helps the digestive system to release gas via system rather than the mouth. It also relieves cramps and stomach ache.

  4. Lemon Juice- Take 1 teaspoon of lemon juice in a bowl and mix it with 1 teaspoon baking soda all. Drink this preparation and 1 cup water. Remember water should be cool. Drink this preparation after meals enhance proper digestion and to reduce burping.
    Lemon Juice

    Lemon Juice

  5. Papaya- Papaya contains an enzyme called papain that promotes digestion. For digestion. Eat papaya to get rid of burping.


  6. Peppermint- Prepare peppermint tea by boiling peppermint leaves in water or by adding peppermint tea in hot water cup and then leave it to steep for a few minutes. Drink this preparation 2 times a day to relax the digestive tract and reduce burping. Please note that people with gallstones should avoid drinking peppermint tea.
  7. Cardamom to reduce burping-

    The carminative properties of cardamom increases digestive juice production. You may chew cardamom or have a cup or water boiled along with 1 teaspoon crushed cardamom to prevent the formation of gas, bloating of stomach, belching, and flatulence.

  8. Asafoetida- Asafoetida should be added daily while cooking food as reduces formation of gas in the stomach It also has antispasmodic and antiflatulent. Take 1 tablespoon fennel and add one-fourth teaspoon asafoetida to it. Consume with mixture two times a day with honey to reduce burping naturally.


  9. Cumin seeds-

    Roat cumin seed, fennel seeds, and celery seeds and mix them. Take these seeds daily with warm water to reduce burping.

  10. Anise seeds- Owing to carminative properties of Anisa seeds it is used to aid digestion and to reduce burping. You can chew anise seeds followed with warm water or may have a cup of water boiled along with crushed anise seeds.
  11. Basil leaves-

    basil leaves have carminative property as well as it is antispasmodic. To reduce burping chew 5 to 6 basil leaves daily, preferably in the morning.

  12. Caraway seeds-

    Chewing caraway seeds also prevents the formation of gas in the stomach and calms down the digestive system.

Home remedies mentioned above are natural ways to reduce burping, but slight changes in your lifestyle and diet may prevent excessive gas formation. Keep in mind:

Tipos to Reduce Burping or Belching

Tipos to Reduce Burping or Belching

  1. Avoid eating junk foods or food rich in fats.
  2. Stop smoking.
  3. Do not lie down immediately after eating.
  4. Drink at least 8 to 9 glasses of water daily.
  5. Have small meals and in small intervals.
  6. Eat slowly and keep your mouth closed while eating.
  7. Avoid sucking hard candies.
  8. Avoid carbonated drinks and use of the straw to drink beverages.
  9. Reduce stress.
  10. Exercise daily.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.