GERD is short for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease. Well GERD really is just a fancy word for acid reflux! Acid reflux aka is the burning feeling in your chest from the food that is coming up and eroding the esophagus from the stomach acids. Why not save money and use something natural as a form of treatment? Try treating your GERD with the aromatherapy of natural peppermint oil!