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14 Home Remedies for Heartburn


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Reach for apples
An apple may keep the doctor and your heartburn away.
An apple may keep the doctor and your heartburn away.
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Apples cool the burn of stomach acid. Eat them fresh, with the skin still on, or cook them for desserts. Apple honey is also a simple remedy that will neutralize stomach acids. Peel, core and slice several sweet apples. Simmer with a little water over low heat for three hours until the mixture is thick, brown, and sweet to the taste. Refrigerate in an airtight container and take a few spoonfuls whenever you have the need. Or, make a compote of baked pumpkin and apples, spiced with cinnamon and honey, for a dessert that's both curative and tasty.