Everyday Ingredients That Alleviate Illnesses

One of the things Hispanics are known for is home remedies. These remedies come from mom or abuelita and the tradition carries on from generation to generation. Here are a few natural ingredients that have been used in Hispanic households for many years:

Cinnamon: Cinnamon tea can be used to calm an upset stomach, treat heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and even control flatulence.


Cilantro: This isn’t just great for pico de gallo, but it’s also used to alleviate stomach cramps and calm children when they’re anxious.

Epazote (wormseed): This is a very popular herb that they use on chilaquiles, but it also helps digestion, to relieve stomach cramps, and rid you of worms.