Cumin seeds are a good remedy for gastric problems. Let us see how we will get relief with cumin seeds in case of gastric problem.
Preheat a pan and splutter some (1 tea spoon) cumin seeds (aviyal jeerakam) in it without oil. It will turn black. Now add a glass of water and allow it to boil. Cool it (lukewarm) and drink. Chew the cumin seeds also. You will get relief in next few minutes.
Tip: I got this tip from my mother. She uses this whenever suffers with gastric problems. I too have tried it out.