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Stomach Acidity After Drinking Black Coffee

Posted by GS (India) on 09/05/2007

Hi Ted, Last week I took some black coffee. This caused me acidity in my stomach. My eyes are burning. I feel very thirsty and drink lot of water. This makes to urinate frequently. Please advise which food or drink should I take to neautralise the acidity. Thanks

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

The coffee is often high in uric acid, but especially noteworthy is the Ochratoxin A, found in coffee. But they are also found in cereals, grapes, wine, beer, and cocoa just the same.

The mycotoxin are high in green coffee or that the coffee beans were not properly roasted. The two fungi that produces this ochratoxin A are the Penicillium and Aspergillus. The ochratoxin causes kidney damage.

The only one that seems to neutralize this ochratoxin appears to be acetic acid, or vinegar, as well as vitamin E 2000 i.u. The remedy that might be useful is 2 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar plus 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda in 1/2 glass of water. I might take it more, if that is found useful.

I have had some mycotoxins poisoning in the past one one that might help me were vinegar, molybdenum, vitamin B complex and magnesium chloride.

Magnesium chloride seemed to work well generally speaking especially in one case of a woman who had some mycotoxin contaminants found in the antibiotics (from similar penicillin antibiotics) sold in drug store, which resulted in bloody vomiting and it would seem 250 mg of magnesium chloride mixed in 1/2 glass of water to be extremely helpful. If a magnesium chloride was not obtainable sometimes I might consider just 1/2 teaspoon of milk of magnesia mixed in one full glass of water to neutralize the problem.

Of course current literature has no information for antidote for coffee toxins found, but nevertheless, I usually resort to apple cider vinegar, vinegar and baking soda and especially magnesium chloride to help me in the past on many ocassion. Hospitals usually use saline I.V. as one way, however, in a home remedy, the detoxification can be done in similar instances by 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt in 1 full glass or 2 full glass of water to be drank which are helpful when detoxification issues are needed.