How To Treat And Stop Diarrhea
With Natural Home Remedies
What are the effective and easy ways to you stop diarrhea?
The best and less toxic way for treatment is through diarrhea home remedies.
What is diarrhea
Diarrhea occurs when the mucous membrane lining the intestinal walls becomes irritated and inflamed.
This causes stool content to pass through too quickly, absorbing a lot of liquid with it.
What causes diarrhea
Diarrhea is often caused by virus or bacteria passed from person to person. Short term diarrhea can be caused by
medications such as antibiotics, and food poisoning.
Other causes may be electrolyte imbalance and dehydration, and drug toxicity.
Short term causes may last for about 24 hours. Long term causes may include
irritable bowel syndrome,
ulcerative colitis, and crohn’s disease which can last for weeks.
There are home remedies to stop diarrhea of short term and some long term causes. But if you experience chronic diarrhea especially with blood mixed in, you will need to consult a doctor.
Diarrhea symptoms may include loose watery stools, abdominal pains and cramping, gas, frequent bowel movements, and fever. Other symptoms are bloating and flactulence, nausea and vomiting, and dehydration.
How to stop diarrhea with homemade remedies
Rehydrate your body
First of all, you will need to rehydrate your body to get nutrition levels back to normal. Wash your hands carefully to prevent the spread of infection.
Mix 1 quart of a liter of filtered water with 2 tablespoons of sugar and ½ teaspoon of baking soda and salt. Drink it all day for treatment. It works well for adults and kids.
Garlic and brown sugar - diarrhea home remedy
Peel 2 cloves of garlic, crush them and add 2 teaspoons of brown sugar. Boil the content in ½ glass of water, and drink it hot 2-3 times a day to stop diarrhea.
Fried ginger treatment for diarrhea
Fry some ginger without oil until it becomes dry and burnt on the outside. Ground the fried ginger into powder, and take about 8g of it with water 3 times a day for diarrhea treatment.
How to cure diarrhea with Ribbed plantain
Ribbed plantain infusion is known to be good for diarrhea. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 2 ounces dried plantain leaves. Cover, and let it steep for about 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten, and drink ½ cup every 2 hours to stop diarrhea.
How to treat diarrhea with Pea juice
Pea juice is of considerable value to diarrhea problems. Get some fresh green peas from glossy, bright green, smooth-skin pods, and blend 1 cup of the shelled peas in a blender to make a puree.
Add a little water, a pinch each of powdered cardemom and ground ginger root, and heat to make a warm soup. Drink it with lunch every day till the diarrhea stops.
Blackberry and wild geranium treatment
1 cup blackberry juice
1 tablespoon wild geranium
1 tablespoon shepherd’s purse
1 tablespoon sweet fern
1 tablespoon ginger
Boil for about 8 minutes. Cool, strain, and drink ½ cup every 1 hour or after every bowel movement to stop diarrhea. Remember not to eat any solid food until diarrhea is reduced.
How to stop diarrhea with Asian remedies
Apple: Grate an apple and let sit until it turns brown. Mash and eat it once in a day for diarrhea treatment.
Add honey to 1 teaspoon each of powdered cumin, cinnamon, and ginger to make a paste. Add 1 teaspoon of the paste to 1 cup of warm water and take 3 times in a day for diarrhea treatment.
Take about 1/7 teaspoon of nutmeg and mix it in a tablespoon of hot water. Add it to a glass of butter milk and drink it once a day for only 2 days. Too much can cause
It helps to increases the reaction of the intestine and helps control a running stomach.
Homeopathic home remedy for diarrhea
For a severe diarrhea, use these two remedies for relief, but you will need to see your physician.
If your stool is watery and burning, use phosphorus for it.
If your diarrhea is intense and fierce, with loose mucus-like stool that looks greenish, then try using veratrum. Follow the directions on the container.
Supplements-home remedies for diarrhea
Activated charcoal to remove toxins
Activated charcoal is an excellent natural home remedy for relieving diarrhea from food poisoning.
that can cause diarrhea out of your body. Look on the container for the recommended dosage.
Restrict the usage to a short period because it can interrupt with how nutrients are absorbed, and impede the normal functionality of the intestines.
When you take any medication, wait about two hours before taking charcoal.
Colostrum to stop diarrhea
Colostrum is the early milk from cows that give birth. It aids the immune system to rebuff diarrhea
Use the colostrums that is pure and does not cause allergy, especially from bovine cow.
Fiber supplements are good for contributing some bulk to stools that are loose. They make them firm. The best supplements are those that have dye or filler-freepsyllium seeds.
Anytime you eat, add two tsp to a glass of water, juice or non-fat milk and drink it.
How to stop diarrhea with Diet
What foods are best to eat with diarrhea
Stay on foods that are easy to digest such as buckwheat, noodles, gruel, and rice. Avoid raw and cold foods such as celery, bean shoots, and Chinese soy, because they difficult to digest. Also stay away from cold drink and baked foods.
Stay hydrated. Drink 8 oz of water everyday. If your diarrhea is serious, do not eat solid foods, but stay hydrated with soups, vegetable juices, sports drinks with electrolytes, and broth.
Dealing with simple and complex carbohydrates
Many diarrhea patients lack enzymes to break down disaccharides, and double sugars that are simple carbohydrates. You will need a low-disaccharide diet for treatment.
This diet eliminates or limits foods with lactose (found in milk products), sucrose (table sugar found in processed foods), and maltose (found in malted milk, candies, and corn syrup). Try also to avoid sugar alcohols used as artificial sweeteners such as sorbitol, which may contribute to gas and diarrhea.
If you suffer from diarrhea, try to rehydrate quickly to get the nutrients back, and then apply some of the natural home remedies mentioned for treatment. You can stop diarrhea with these remedies, but severe conditions will need special medical attention.
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