Stomach Acid Test

Hydrochloric Acid Testing (Baking soda test)

Do this test once to see your approximate level of stomach acid:

Mix:

1/3 tsp baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)

4 ounces water

Take on empty stomach first thing in the morning

Interpretation:

 

Burp immediately……………………………….. excessive amounts of acid

1-2 small burps within 5 minutes…………. average

No burp…………………………………………….. low acid

NOTE:

Gaseous carbon dioxide is generated by adding sodium bicarbonate to stomach acid.