Information on Heartburn

DescriptionHeartburn, a feeling of burning behind the breastbone caused by a regurgitation of stomach acid, is often a result of stress and the consumption of spicy or irritating foods.
Treatment Plan A whole foods diet emphasizing whole grains and steamed vegetables, avoiding irritating foods and protein foods is recommended. A bland diet is recommended if symptoms are persistent. An herbal program can include relaxing herbs and stomach-soothing herbs and centaury to improve digestive function.

Herbal Remedies for Heartburn

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Marshmallowsoothing to the stomachtea, tincture, capsule
Licoricesoothing to the stomachtea, tincture, capsule, tablet
Centaurydigestanttincture, capsule, tea
Meadowsweetantacidtincture, tea