Stomach Pain: 5 Natural Home Remedies

Stomach pain is a term usually used to refer to ache in the abdomen. It is often short-lived and is usually not serious. Almost everyone has had a abdomen ache at some point in life.


No matter is a mild pain, stomach cramps, or sharp pain, the stomach pain can have numerous causes. These are the most common causes:

  • Food allergies
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Acid reflux
  • Stomach virus
  • Food poisoning
  • Ulcers
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary tract infection 

Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain

 Generally, this kind of pain occurs suddenly and its symptoms pass quickly, so there is usually no need to look any further than your kitchen to find a simple and easy way to solve this problem. Here are some of the best home remedies:

 Ginger Root Tea

Ginger has been used to treat various health problems with years, including a stomach pain.

It has excellent anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce the inflammation that causes the pain, and give you a great relief from the hyperacidity and indigestion. Ginger is a mild stimulant that helps blood circulation and promotes better digestion.

A warm ginger root tea is a powerful natural remedy for abdominal pain.


  • 1 medium ginger root
  • 1 cup of water
  • Honey (to improve the taste)

You will also need a peeler or sharp knife. 

How to prepare it?

  1. Peel the ginger root and grate it.
  2. Boil 1-2 cups of water.
  3. Next, add the ginger in it.
  4. Boil for 2 minutes and then simmer for 1 more.
  5. Remove it from the heat.
  6. In the end, strain and add some honey for better taste.

Sip slowly and try to relax.


Apple Cider Vinegar 

The acids in apple cider vinegar can effectively eliminate the pain. It helps to keep the gut bacteria healthy. There are many people who take 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar every day as a preventive measure.


  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

How to prepare it?

  1. Dissolve 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in 1 cup of water.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix it well. You are done!

Consume this solution on every 3-4 hours until the pain is gone.

Rice Water

This is actually the water left-over after you prepare rice. This water is used to treat many health conditions. Sometimes, I consume rice water when I cook rice, for no any particular reason but simply because it offers powerful health benefits.

Did you ever try that? If your answer is no – I recommend you to try it next time when you cook dishes with rice.

Rise water acts a demulcent (a substance that eliminates inflammation) and helps to relieve any kind of abdomen pain.


  • ½ cup white rice
  • 2 ½ cup of water

You will also need a pot.

How to prepare it?

  1. Put the rice in a pot and pour the water.
  2. Cook over medium heat.
  3. When the rice becomes tender, turn off the heat and leave it for 2 more minutes on the pan.
  4. Drain the water.

Drink it lukewarm.


Peppermint tea 

Peppermint leaves are traditionally used for many medicinal purposes. Peppermint tea helps to calm the stomach muscles and improve the flow of the bile. It can also aid relieve menstrual cramps, nausea, abdominal gas, and almost any other type of abdominal ailment.


  • 1-2 teaspoons of dried (or a handful of fresh) peppermint leaves
  • 1 cup of warm water

How to prepare it?

  1. Boil 1 cup of water.
  2. Cover the peppermint leaves with it.
  3. Let them steep for 8 minutes.

Drink it while is still warm. Sip slowly and try to relax.


Chamomile Tea

Chamomile has great anti-inflammatory and calming properties that can relax the stomach muscles and relieve the pain. Chamomile tea can help you to get rid of stomach cramps, acid reflux, abdominal gas, and irritable bowel syndrome.


  • A teabag of chamomile tea, or 1 teaspoon of dried chamomile
  • 1 cup of warm water

How to prepare it?

  1. Boil a cup of water.
  2. Pour the boiling water over the teabag (or the dried leaves).
  3. Leave it for 5 minutes if you use a teabag or 15 minutes in case you use a dried chamomile leaves.

Sip slowly and try to relax.



Most of the stomach pain causes aren’t serious and can be easily diagnosed and treated effectively by using these natural remedies. But, abdominal pain can also be a sign of more serious illness. Hence, it is important to be able to recognize if you have severe symptoms of pain and know when to contact a doctor.

Do you know any other good remedy for a stomach pain? Comment what works for you, or share this article with your friends and family!

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