Diarrhea is a stomach related disorder. Causes of diarrhea include viral or bacterial infection, frequent intake of junk food, use of antibiotic drugs, food poisoning and so on. Diarrhea can be acute or chronic. While acute diarrhea may last from a few days up to a week, chronic diarrhea may last for a period of more than 3 weeks.
Common symptoms of diarrhea in adults include frequent loose and watery stools, stomach pain, abdominal cramps, vomiting and so on. Diarrhea can be cured with the use of simple home made remedies.
Home Remedies for Diarrhea in Adults
You can prepare a tonic by boiling fenugreek seeds (1 teaspoon) in water (1 cup) and consume this tonic several times in a day to deal with the problem of diarrhea.
You can consume a tea prepared by boiling orange peels in water 3 to 4 times in a day to treat the problem of diarrhea. Honey can also be added to this tea to obtain better results. You can also consume a glass of fresh orange juice on a daily basis to cure diarrhea.
You can consume starchy food items (such as potato, rice, carrot and so on) to treat various symptoms associated with diarrhea.
Chamomile can be considered as an effective home remedy for treating diarrhea. You can consume a tea prepared with chamomile leaves 2 to 3 times in a day to cure diarrhea.
Consumption of fresh homemade yogurt (2 – 3 cups) on a daily basis can also help in curing the problem of diarrhea.
You can consume a tea prepared with ginger 2 to 3 times in a day to treat the problem of diarrhea. Fresh ginger (a small piece) can also be chewed on a daily basis to cure diarrhea.
You can consume aloe vera juice (1/2 cup) in the morning empty stomach on a regular basis to treat various symptoms associated with diarrhea. Aloe vera gel (1 teaspoon) can also be consumed with water (1 glass) to obtain the desired results.
Buttermilk is one of the most effective home remedies for treating diarrhea. You can consume a glass of buttermilk containing cumin seeds powder several times in a day to cure diarrhea. Intake of a banana with a glass of buttermilk 2 to 3 times in a day can also provide the desired results.
You can consume curry leaves (6 – 8) with honey (1 teaspoon) on a regular basis to treat the problem of diarrhea. A tonic prepared by boiling curry leaves (3 – 4) in water (1 cup) can be consumed multiple times in a day to deal with the problem of diarrhea.
You can create a mixture with the use of a mashed banana, tamarind pulp (1 teaspoon) and salt (1/4th teaspoon). Intake of this mixture 2 to 3 times in a day can cure diarrhea within a short span of time.
You can consume a glass of lime juice containing honey to reduce the diarrhea infection. The lime juice should be consumed 2 to 3 times in a day to obtain the desired results.
Barley or Coconut Water
A glass of barley or coconut water can be consumed on a frequent basis to reduce the burning sensation resulting from diarrhea.