Stomach tonic

Stomach tonic characteristics

What is a stomach tonic?

Turmeric is a stomach tonic
Turmeric strengthens the stomach

Stomach tonic preparations are those that are used to restore the normal functions of the stomach.

A stomach tonic strengthens the stomach and allows this organ to work again as normal

How is a stomach tonic prepared?

  • Medicinal plants with stomach tonic properties: we can distinguish between those medicinal plants that have medicinal properties and need not to be combined with other products for toning your stomach.
  • Wines with stomach tonic properties: They are wines where some medicinal plants have been macerated which has transferred them their tonic properties for the stomach.

How is a stomach tonic taken?

In case of medicinal plants with stomach tonic properties, they can be added to food, as with many spices, or they can be prepared as an infusion or decoction.

If tonic wines, they should be made with an adequate preparation, which consists on macerating the herbs in wine from grapes for a few hours in a warm place. Subsequently, the preparation is strained and stored in a glass container, preferably dark.

How to use stomach tonics?

You can drink a glass of tonic wine after the two main meals.

Nonalcoholic preparations must also be supplied after eating.

How to preserve stomach tonics?

Non-alcoholic preparations have a very limited duration and must be prepared to be taken on the same day.

Coriander as stomach tonic
Coriander has stomach tonic properties

Tonic wines can be kept several months, provided they are sheltered from light and in a cool place.


Among the many preparations for toning the stomach, we can mention the following:

Common vervain tonic wine

Coriander as a tonic spice

Wine gentian tonic

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

16 May, 2024

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