ACID REFLUX RELIEF

Alleviating Symptoms
To ease the pain and burning sensation, and to promote repair of the esophageal wall and stomach, you can try one or [preferably] more of the following anti-inflammatory and soothing remedies throughout each day (teas should be consumed frequently):
 Marshmallow root tea
 Marshmallow root cold infusion
 Slippery elm tea
 Licorice root tea (NOTE: Licorice root tends to raise blood pressure)
 Chamomile flower tea
 Ginger root tea
 Gentian root tea
 Aloe vera juice (2-3 fl. oz.)
 Baking soda (½-1 teaspoon of powder mixed with 8 oz. of water)
 Magnetized water (3-4 cups per day; can be used for making tea)

Beneficial Herbal Infusions
Herbal infusions are another method of drawing out the scent, flavor, and healing properties from plant material, and infusing these properties into the water. This is a great addition to any herbal protocol. The instructions for making a catnip, chamomile and licorice root infusion are provided below. You can alternate between each infusion or stick with one.

Catnip infusion
You’ll need:  A quart (32 oz.) sealable mason/preserving jar (preferably made of glass)  1 ounce of catnip leaves and flowers  Pot or electric water boiler to bring 32 fl. oz. of water to a boil Instructions:
1. Place plant material into jar
2. Pour 32 fl. oz. of boiling water into jar, cap and seal the jar
3. Allow plant material to infuse for 1 hour (2-4 hours if only using catnip leaves)
4. Strain liquid from plant material and voila Drink the 4 cups of the infusion throughout the day.
Make 1 quart of this infusion each day. Consume infusion within 36 hours (can be refrigerated).

Chamomile infusion
You’ll need:  A quart (32 oz.) sealable mason/preserving jar (preferably made of glass)  1 ounce of medicinal grade chamomile flowers  Pot or electric water boiler to bring 32 fl. oz. of water to a boil Instructions:
1. Place plant material into jar
2. Pour 32 fl. oz. of boiling water into jar, cap and seal the jar
3. Allow plant material to infuse for 10-30 minutes
4. Strain liquid from plant material and voila Drink the 4 cups of the infusion throughout the day.
Make 1 quart of this infusion each day. Consume infusion within 36 hours (can be refrigerated).

Licorice root infusion
(NOTE: avoid with high blood pressure) You’ll need:  A pint (16 oz.) sealable mason/preserving jar (preferably made of glass)  1 ounce of licorice root  Pot or electric water boiler to bring 16 fl. oz. of water to a boil Instructions:
1. Place plant material into jar
2. Pour 16 fl. oz. of boiling water into jar, cap and seal the jar
3. Allow plant material to infuse for 1-2 hours max
4. Strain liquid from plant material and voila
Drink the 4 cups of the infusion throughout the day. Make 1 quart of this infusion each day. Consume infusion within 36 hours (can be refrigerated).