What is Diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is the passing of frequent, watery stools, which occurs when the bowels are loose, and frequent bowel motions take place. Some of the symptoms felt during diarrhoea are pain in the tummy, nausea, high temperature and loss of appetite. Diarrhoea can either be acute (short term) or chronic (long term say for more than 2 weeks).
Common Causes of Diarrhoea
- Stress or anxiety
- Infection caused by virus or bacteria
- Infected food
- Deformed toes
- Infected water
- Drinking too much alcohol
- Side effect from some medicines
Home Remedies for Diarrhoea
Mash a ripe banana. Mix with 1 tsp of tamarind pulp and a pinch of salt. Take twice a day.
Drink a cup of strong black tea or coffee. It is very effective in controlling diarrhea.
Powder 1/4 tsp of cardamom seeds. Boil this in thin tea water. Add a bit of sugar for taste and drink.
Soak 2 -3 tsp coriander seeds overnight in half a cup of water. Make a coarse paste mix in a glass of butter milk and drink.
Make a paste of 15-20 tender curry leaves. Mix in 1 tsp honey and drink.
Mix 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder with 1 ripe banana and eat.
A tsp of date paste mixed with 1 tsp honey. To be taken 4-5 times a day.
Mix 1 cup pomegranate juice with 1 cup of sugar cane juice. Have 4 times a day.
Have 1 cup of fresh Pomegranate juice 3-4 times a day.
Dry Mango seeds in the shade for 3-4 days. Powder and store in a bottle. Take ½ a tspn of this powder with either sugar or honey.