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How to Get Rid of Gas and Flatulence Naturally

What a relief: These four natural seeds, available in grocery stores, can be brewed into into teas that can help solve the problem of how to get rid of gas and flatulence.

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Caraway seeds

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons freshly crushed caraway seeds. Steep 10-15 minutes, then strain. Drink a cupful two to four times a day between meals.

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Dill seeds

Pour 1 cup just-boiled water over 1 teaspoon ground dill seeds and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Strain, then drink before or after meals.

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Anise seeds

Pour 1 cup just-boiled water over 1 teaspoon ground anise seeds. Let sit for 10-15 minutes, then strain. Drink before or after meals. Note: Some people may be allergic to anise, so check with your doctor first.

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Fennel seeds

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons crushed fennel seeds, steep for 10-15 minutes, and strain. Drink before or after meals.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest