Saturday, 6 April 2013

Diarrhea remedies

Acute diarrhea is the body’s attempt to rid itself of toxins,irritants,or infection in the intestinal tract. Diarrhoea can be especially serious in young children because it can quickly cause dangerous dehydration.
      Prevent dehydration

increasing fluid intake will prevent dehydration.Drink up to 10 glasses of fluids daily.Try 250ml of apple juice in 500ml of helps to replace lost potassium and is easily absorbed.

·         herbal tea catnip eases abdominal cramps and the emotional tension that may contribute to diarrhoea.Peppermint helps expel wind and calms intestinal spasms.Rasberry leaf contains astringent compounds called tannins, which soothe intestinal inflammation.
500ml boiling water
2 teaspoons dried catnip
2 teaspoons dried peppermint
2 teaspoons dried raspberry leaf
pour the water over the herbs. Cover ,and steep for 15 minutes. strain sweeten if desired,and drink 125ml every hour.

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