Do you know about antacids which are used for curing indigestion?
Hydrochloric acid of pH about 1.4 produced in the stomach helps in indigestion of food. During indigestion, excess of acid is produced in the stomach which causes pain and irritation. In order to cure indigestion, people use basic substances called antacids. These antacids neutralize the excess acid in the stomach. Hence antacids are used to cure indigestion