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Natural Treatment For Diarrhea


Occasional bouts of diarrhea can be safely treated with home remedies, which are often more effective than store bought ones. One of the most important treatments for diarrhea involves the patient consuming adequate amounts of water to replace that lost, preferably mixed with electrolytes to provide essential salts and some amount of nutrients. Persistent, chronic diarrhea is a sign of a more serious underlying disorder that and needs to be diagnosed. Babies and elders are especially at risk.

IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, is a debilitating disorder of the intestines that caused irregular bowel movements.

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  • Age old home remedies for diarrhea include apple pie, and cooked carrots that help add fiber. Drinking plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration is very important. Drink fresh citrus juices, or you can easily added electrolytes to distilled water with a pinch of salt and a few drops of lemon essential oil or a slice of lemon.
  • Raspberry, agrimony, and peppermint leaf teas are all effective for diarrhea, but gentle enough for children.
  • Diarrhea is most commonly caused by myriad viral infections but is also often the result of bacterial toxins and sometimes even infection. Oregon grape root and goldenseal contain berberine may relieve diarrhea caused by intestinal bacteria.
  • Oil of cloves can relieve nausea and indigestion, and may relieve diarrhea caused by intestinal bacteria. Geranium oil is a traditional remedy for diarrhea and dysentery. It is anti-infectious, anti-spasmodic, and astringent, affecting all aspects of this condition.

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