Diarrhoea, Causes, Symptoms, home remedies for diarrhoea

Diarrhoea, Causes, Symptoms, home remedies for diarrhoea, Indigestion, Stomach Pain


Home Remedies >> Diarrhoea

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

What is Diarrhoea?

Diarrhea is the passage of loose or watery stools, occurring three or more times in a period 24-hour. It is most commonly caused by viral infections or bacterial toxins.

Symptoms of Diarrhoea

  • Abdominal pain/ cramps.

  • Sometimes associated with vomiting and anorexia.

  • Generalized weakness.

  • Foul smell in the stool.

  • Abnormal color of the stool.

  • Bleeding comes with the stool.

  • Causes of Diarrhoea

  • Various infections like a virus, bacterial, parasite infestations are the major cause.

  • Abnormality of intestines, tumors, intestinal motility disorders, abnormal contractions of the intestinal muscles.

  • Sometimes diseases like irritable bowel syndrome also symptoms like diarrhea.

  • Some medicines or antibiotics also cause diarrhea, as it harms the natural bacterial flora, which helps in the digestion of the intestine.

  • Home Remedies For Diarrhoea

  • Mash a banana and add little Salt (namak) and Tamarind (imli) to it. Mix well and eat it.

  • Drink a glass of fresh coconut water twice a day.

  • Drop 2 tablespoons of orange peels into the hot boiling water and allow it cool. Later add Lemon, Honey (Shahad) and drink it.

  • Rub the juice of Ginger (Adrak) on the Umbilicus (naval).

  • Eat two bowls of yogurt a day which can produce noticeable relief.

  • Drink about 20 ml mixed juice of Blackberry (Jamun), mango, and Tamarind (imli) leaves with Honey (shahad) or curd.

  • Boil half a cup of brown rice in three cups of water until it becomes extra soft. Then add a banana to it and eat.

  • Drink fresh carrot juice 4-5 times a day to replenish vitamins and minerals. One can add a few drops of lemon juice and some sugar or honey to sweeten it.

  • Rub nutmeg (jaiphal) fruit in water and prepare a thin paste. Apply this paste on the umbilicus (naval) or make a paste (2-3gm) with curd and take twice a day.

  • Diet and regimen for Diarrhoea

  • Drink boiled water(drink when at room temperature) and hot and fresh food.

  • Avoid taking bakery, dairy, and junk food.

  • Take rest during this period, avoid excessive work.

  • Take plenty of fluids, like rice water, green gram soup, lentils soup, vegetable soup.

  • Avoid taking cold drinks, ice cream, etc.

  • When to Consult a Doctor

  • If the frequency of diarrhea is more than 7-8 time per 6 hours is better to take advise or consult Ayurveda physician or doctor.

  • If diarrhea associated with a foul smell, bleeding, or abnormal color, is better to take advice from the doctor.

  • If any other complications like unconsciousness occur, immediately consult a doctor.

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