How to Get Rid of Cramps Fast -12 ways [Leg & Stomach]

Cramps are extremely painful whether they are leg cramps, stomach aches, equally painful and can’t be bearable by everyone.

There are many reasons behind these muscle cramps, we already covered causes of leg cramps at night in detailed. Muscle spasms can also affect our digestive system, appendix kidneys, etc.

Some reasons behind your cramps can be..

  • Lack of minerals, also there will be improper regulation of nerves & muscles.
  • Dehydration is one of the reason behind muscle spasm.
  • Under or over use of muscles and so on.
  • High level of Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium in body.

It is possible to cure them by many home remedies, that are very easy and effective too.We already discussed about cold sore remedies, constipation remedies and home remedies for gas.

According to pain level, one should get checked by the physician or doctor. Whether there is anything serious about that cramps or not.

How to Get rid of Cramps using Remedies

Below are some of remedies to get rid of Cramps, although you can cure them by some regular exercises. These home remedies are really very helpful.

So, sit back and go through them, try at your home.

Home Remedies for Stomach Ache

stomach ache remedies

1. Eat Caraway Seeds

This remedy was very famous even in Middle Ages, as main cause of stomach cramps is gas, to get relief from gas you have to pass gas.

caraway seeds muscle spasm

If in case you are unable to does it then eat caraway seeds, and you will immediately feel effective results.

2. Drinking Chamomile Tea

As we all know that chamomile tea contains many anti- inflammatory properties; it can cure your stomach cramps easily.

To make chamomile tea, you need hot water and tea bag of chamomile tea.

  • Just boil a cup of water,
  • and dip tea bag inside it.
  • Finally, drink it.

Basically it smooth-ens the outer lining of the stomach, which results in easy relaxation and contraction, hence you get relieve from gas pain and  cramps.

3. Drink Warm Lemon Water

Stomach ache may be due to indigestion also, there are several fruit infused water recipes, drinking lemon juice is the best way to treat it with cramps as this will helps the system to run smoothly.


For this you need a glass of warm water and add one table spoon of lemon juice in it, stir it and finally drink it. If you are looking for the ways regarding how to get rid of love handles, these drinks will be helpful in this also.

4. Chew Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds contain anethole, kind of volatile oil which fastens up the secretion of digestive glands and hence improves digestive system.

So, after ever meal chew 1 ½ table spoon of fennel seeds,

but if you are pregnant then you must avoid it.

5. Eat pumpkin

Pumpkin is helpful to cure stomach cramps because it reduces the amount of gas created. So eat pumpkin along with your every meal in order to ward off gas.

Approximately, eat 1 cup of pumpkin daily, you can also have baked, broiled or streamed pumpkin.

6. Drink Ginger Tea

Gingerols and shogaols are the natural occurring chemicals which are present in ginger which helps you treat with stomach ache.


Basically these chemicals smooth-ens the muscle lining the intestinal wall and hence relieve stomach cramps.

Take 1 ginger root which is approx. 2 inches long, boiled water, grater and honey (optional). Grate the ginger root with the help of grater, then add it to the hot water, leave it for some time to get it absorbed. Sip it slowly and feel relaxed.

Home Remedies for Leg Cramps

How to get rid of Cramps

1. Apply Hot compress to Extremity

An Electric heating pad or hot water bottle is the best way to get rid of cramps fast. It basically loosens up the muscle and finally eases the cramp.

In addition you can also firstly massage affected area with any healing gel and then apply heating pad or hot water bottle on it.

apply hot compress on leg cramps

It is advisable to remove electric heating pad or hot water bottle before you go to sleep in order to prevent any mishap to occur.

2. Drink Cow’s Milk

The theory behind drinking cow’s milk to get rid of leg cramps is that, milk can completes the deficiency of calcium in our body which the main causes leg cramps at night.

drink cow milk

Do not drink milk in excess as to some of you it may be harmful, so first take it only in small amount and observe whether it is effective for you or not.

3. Massage with essential Oils

Massaging the affected area with the essential oils like lavender or rosemary oil, is also effective.

Immediately after massaging covers it with warm towel so that your muscles can be relaxed properly.

4. Drinking Raspberry Tea

Take a cup full of boil water and add raspberry tea to it, leave it or 2- 3 minutes so that raspberry tea absorbs completely in water.



Drink it twice a day, morning and in evening.

5. To Prevent Dehydration

stay hydrated drink a lot of water

One of the main cause of leg cramps is dehydration so make sure that in a day you take enough fluids in order to prevent dehydration.

6. Calcium Honey Apple Cider Concoction

Another easy home remedy to treat with leg cramps is to drink concoction of calcium lactate, one table spoon of honey and one table spoon apple cider vinegar to a glass of warm water.