Hiccups can occur due to a wide variety of reasons, starting from alcohol consumption, laughing out loudly to diseases like pneumonia / meningitis. If frequent hiccups bother you from time to time and if the underlying cause is not a dreaded disease, this home remedy might help you.
Katuki Churna – powder of Picrorhiza kurroa – 5 grams
Honey – 1 teaspoon
Method of preparation
Whenever there is hiccup, take 1 – 2 pinches of Katuki powder.
Mix it with a little honey.
Make a semi solid paste.
1 – 2 pinches, 3 – 4 times a day, after food.
How long to use it?
It can be used for 2 – 3 days continuously.
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Mode of action
Can it really cure hiccup? How does it work?
Hiccup is a symptom of many diseases or physiological conditions. It helps to relieve hiccup by
- improving digestion,
- promoting liver functions,
- promoting secretion of digestion enzymes and
- relieving bloating.
Any side effects?
Over-dosage may cause burning sensation in stomach.
Consult your doctor before taking up this home remedy.
Is it safe for pregnant women, lactating mother and children?
In children above 5 years of age, it can be given in a dose of one pinch once or twice a day.
It is best to avoid this in pregnant and lactating mothers.