How to Calm Stomach Nerves with Natural Remedies

By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Calm Stomach Nerves with Natural Remedies

Do you suffer from stress or other nervous problem? You most likely feel nerves in the stomach area. If this is the case, you are likely suffering indigestion, gastritis and various similar disorders affecting the digestive system. In this OneHowTo article, we would like to recommend some natural remedies for this problem, which can be prepared at home. These help to soothe stomach nerves and improve overall health.

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Let's find out how to calm nerves using all-natural remedies. There are, of course, remedies for anxiety and, more specifically, for the nerves of the stomach. However, given the fact that we are not doctors, we are limited to recommending herbs that can be found in any home or shop.

These tips are for mild symptoms, as opposed to people who experience chronic stress. If you are going through a bout stress or are suffering constant anxiety, we encourage you to visit your doctor, who will be able to prescribe suitable treatment. Get well soon.


Chamomile tea: A cup of chamomile tea after each meal and one mid-afternoon will help to relax you and to calm the stomach. Avoid drinking it hot if you have acid reflux because this may aggravate it. As an added bonus, chamomile contains medicinal propterties. This OneHowTo explains all the health benefits of chamomile tea.


Linden tea: Linden (or lime) is the go-to tea for relaxation. When you feel a little nervous and have butterflies in your stomach, reach for a cup of this tea. Lindin tea is great for inducing sleep and sometimes when you need to calm your stomach nerves, a good night sleep can really do wonders.

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Hot water bottle: It is well known that a hot water bottle can help calm an upset stomach caused by a nervous tummy. When you're nervous, we recommend lying down, placing the hot water bottle over the tummy area (at a temperature of 65 °, so not too hot) and leaving it there for 15 minutes. As you do so, try to relax.


Avoid rushing when you eat It is very important that you eat your meals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and preferably a quiet one too. Your digestion will improve and you'll avoid those problematic stomach cramps.


Sleep well! Lack of sleep or good rest can cause digestive upsets and a bout of diarrhoea. Ideally, sleep 7 to 8 hours a night and maintain consistent sleeping patterns i.e. going to bed and getting up at the same time.


Starring as one of the best teas for this problem is cinnamon tea. This traditional spice is ideal for treating loosening of the bowels and it improves digestive health. If you suffer from heartburn, this tea is also perfect for you as it reduces the problem significantly. Simply put 2 cinnamon sticks in a saucepan of boiling water and leave for 10 minutes. Pour into a cup and enjoy all the benefits of cinnamon tea.


Peppermint is often cited as a useful solution for nausea and an upset stomach, given the analgesic effects of menthol found in its leaves.

Prepare a cup of spearmint or peppermint tea , inhale peppermint extract, suck on some peppermint boiled sweets, or even chew on the leaves themselves. This will keep stomach aches at bay and relieve feelings of nausea.

This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.

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  • When somebody goes through a stressful situation, the stomach feels it immediately. In this organ is a type of spring which, when you feel hungry, initiates the neural phase. This causes you to produce gastric juices. If you are under pressure, worried, anxious or stressed, the stomach stops functioning correctly - the gut no longer produces this gastric secretion.

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