Don’t Be Upset – Home Remedies for your Troubled Tummy

Recently, when staff went shopping for the various needs of departments around St. Anne’s, 7 Up was on the list.  The nurses wanted some to give residents when they have stomach upset.

Actually, this lemony beverage is but one of many home remedies suggested to help when you’re feeling a little queasy.

We thought, this week, we’d share some others that you may like to try the next time your stomach isn’t treating you well.


  • chamomile tea
  • peppermint tea
  • rice water (leftover from cooking rice)
  • warm lemon water
  • club soda with lime
  • Ginger root tea
  • apple cider vinegar
  • Applesauce
  • Cumin
  • Licoric
  • Burnt toast

Other suggestions include:

  • Take in some ginger, mint, yogurt, fennel seeds,
  • Apply a hot pack
  • liquid iodine
  • activated charcoal
  • Aloe juice

We hope you don’t have an upset stomach any time soon, but if you do, you might try one or more of the above tips.

Below is a list of resources used in this article which may provide additional helpful information.