Heartburn and Acid Reflux is an indication that the body is low in acid particularly in the stomach. So what happens what you eat vaporizes and repeats up the esophagus creating a burning sensation as is rises to exit or as an esophageal spasm.Secondly, This is because heartburn is an acid condition of the system and needs to be released or otherwise and id done properly,cleaned out of the system with proper foods.
A very simple and immediate remedy is to take a teaspoon of vinegar and it will go away almost if not immediately. This is because you are now replenishing the acids that are necessary to completely digest your food(s).
THere are some great herbs out there for Heartburn and acid reflux the replenish the necessary enzymes to properly digest your food completely.
A few Good Herbs: "for temporary relief"
More Useful herbs:
Angelica, anise, calmus, caraway seed, catnip, dill, fennel, mint, nutmeg, peppermint, sage, sarsaparilla, sassafras, spearmint, thyme, valerian, willow, wintergreen, wood betony, yarrow.
Massaging tincture of Lobelia externally into the area and taking two or three drops regularly internally is often sufficient.
Note: A change of eating habits and a rigid diet will permanently resolve this issue.