Heartburn occurs when stomach acid washes up into the esophagus. It is o ften associated with hasty eating, stress and too much coffee or alcohol, but there are several herbs that can help to relieve the symptoms of heartburn.
Chamomile or peppermint tea (1 teaspoon of flowers / leaves to a cup of water) are excellent at calming down an upset stomach.
Fennel tea, made from ½ teaspoon of seeds crushed and infused in a cup of boiling water, is often used to relieve trapped wind in children. In adults it also seems to help with combating heartburn.