Tag: heartburn and acid reflux

Can I Just Eat an Aloe Leaf to Help Indigestion?

Aloe leaf and inner gel

Over the years, natural healing plants have been pushed aside for chemical-based prescribed medications but people are beginning to look toward natural remedies for a more organic, less harsh solution. One plant that has stood the test of time is aloe vera. For centuries, aloe has been used to help regain digestive health due to…

Understanding The Basics of Heartburn and Acid Reflux

aloe vera and acid reflux

Heartburn, a painful burning sensation in the chest and lower throat, affects an estimated 20% of Americans. Heartburn is a fairly common symptom of acid reflux, which is the escape of acid from the stomach through the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). While mild bouts of heartburn can most often be attributed to individual instances of consuming…