Diarrhea is not only horrible to experience, but it can be a nuisance as well. I’ve tried my fair share of home remedies and found a few do actually work. The 7 home remedies for diarrhea posted below are a combination of methods I’ve used and one’s I’ve found online. I hope you can find some that work for you, should you ever need them.
7. Amla Tea or Supplemental Capsule
Amla is also known as Indian gooseberry. The fresh juice from this luscious berry is extremely beneficial as a diarrhea remedy. The juice can be mixed with a little bit of sugar and lemon juice to improve the taste. If you don’t want to bother trying to doctor the taste of this juice, then it would be easier to purchase some Amla supplements. These capsules are sold at most health food stores.
6. Ginger and Boiling Water
Mix boiling water with freshly ground ginger root and drink a half cup of this concoction every hour. Ginger is great for an upset stomach, digestive cramping, and it also has properties that help reduce inflammation. Powdered ginger can be used in place of fresh ginger, but you’ll only have to use half as much, due to its higher concentration.
5. Cayenne, Ginger, and Lemon
Combine a quarter teaspoon of cayenne powder, a half teaspoon of ginger juice or a quarter teaspoon of powdered ginger, and a half teaspoon of lemon juice. You can add some honey to this mix if you prefer it to be a bit sweeter. Drink this mix twice a day. Don’t use this diarrhea remedy if you are sensitive to spicy food.
4. Bananas and Cottage Cheese
Eating a banana and a small bowl of cottage cheese has been known to help eliminate diarrhea in many individuals. You don’t have to chop the banana up and mix it with the cottage cheese. Eat them separately and they should do the trick. If you don’t like bananas, then you can substitute a mango and a teaspoon of ginger.
3. Amaranth Tea
Take 2 teaspoons of Amaranth seeds and boil them in 3 cups of water. Once the water comes to a boil, allow it to simmer for 7 minutes. Add a teaspoon of Amaranth leaves to the boiling water and seeds. Steep the leaves for 30 minutes. Scoop out the leaves and drink the water and seeds a cup at a time. Two cups a day is the recommended amount to get rid of diarrhea.
2. Kelp and Black Pepper
Add a teaspoon and a half of powdered kelp and 3 teaspoons of black pepper to 2 cups of boiling water. You can sweeten this with honey or agave nectar and drink while warm or allow it to cool.
Bananas, rice, apples, and toast are what these letters stand for. Mix together a third of a banana, a quarter cup of cooked rice, and a quarter cup of applesauce. Slather this mixture over a piece of dry toast and eat.
These 7 home remedies for diarrhea are just a sample of the large number of methods that have come about over the years. What remedy do you tend to use to eliminate diarrhea?
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