How can I relieve bowel pain

An irritable stomach can also be caused by symptoms such as

  • Eructation
  • nausea
  • Flatulence and
  • Show pain behind the sternum similar to heartburn.


In the case of an irritable stomach, these complaints occur repeatedly and are not limited to a certain period of time, which is a particular burden for those who suffer from an irritable stomach.

Tips to relieve the stomach and relieve abdominal pain

  • Wrap a hot water bottle in a towel and place it on your stomach. The pain receptors are inhibited by the warm water in the hot water bottle, the pain is no longer perceived as so strong. In addition, the warmth promotes blood circulation in the tissue, the muscles can relax and relax.
  • A hot full bath also has a pain-relieving and relaxing effect on the abdominal muscles.
  • A gentle stomach massage can alleviate acute discomfort. To do this, make circular movements clockwise around the navel with the flat of your hand. If the massage is not comfortable, please stop.
  • Put a chamomile compress on the sore stomach. To do this, put three tablespoons of chamomile flowers in a bowl and pour over a liter of boiling water. Let it stand for ten minutes. Dip a towel, wring it out and place it on your stomach at a comfortable temperature.
  • There are various types of tea, the ingredients of which are said to calm the stomach and have an antispasmodic effect: fennel tea, chamomile tea, sage tea, peppermint tea and lemon balm tea.
  • The spice cardamom has a calming effect on the stomach. Simply add a pinch of the spice to the tea.
  • Prevent unnecessary strain on the gastrointestinal tract. So, do not eat heavy and fatty foods, do not smoke and do not drink alcohol.
  • Eat easily digestible foods: potatoes, rusks, rice, carrots, fruits such as bananas, apples and pears, poultry and veal.
  • Taking caraway oil from the pharmacy with a little water with food relieves pain.
  • Slowly chew a few caraway seeds.