Gas / Flatulence

Aniseed To make a carminative tea that may relieve intestinal gas, crush 1 teaspoon of anise seeds per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10-20 minutes and strain. Drink up to 3 cups a day. In a tincture, take ½ to 1 teaspoon up to three times a day. Diluted anise infusions may be given cautiously to infants to treat colic.    Buy/view Aniseed

Chamomile German chamomile, which contains spiroether and bisabolol, very strong antispasmodics, relax tense, aching muscles and eases menstrual pain. It also appears to have relaxing action on the smooth muscle lining of the digestive tract. Chamomile also may help prevent stomach ulcers and speed their healing. Chamomile tea is readily available in supermarkets.    Buy/view Chamomile