Home Remedies

 Home Remedies

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Intestinal Worms

The digestive system of a human being plays host to various worms. Such worms feed on the food that passes through the digestive tract. Some worms are of benefit to the digestive process, whereas there are some harmful ones. The common symptoms of intestinal worms are diarrhea, bad breath, abdominal cramps, fevers, anemia, etc. Different worms can cause different symptoms. Threadworms can cause severe itching in the rectum while round worms can cause weight loss and inflammation of the intestine.



Intestinal Worms
Extract fresh juice from an unripe papaya. Mix one tablespoon of this juice with three to four tablespoons of hot water. after two hours, have 30 to 60 ml of castor oil mixed in 250-375 ml of lukewarm milk. Repeat this for two days.
Intestinal Worms
  • Unripe Papaya
  • Castor Oil
  • Milk
Intestinal Worms
  • Wash all fruits and vegetables. Scrape off the wax substance on the outer surface on any fruit or vegetable with knife before washing.
  • Thoroughly cook meats and fish. Do not eat raw or uncooked meat or fish. Check for worms, especially on fish. Spray with hydrogen peroxide or wash in ozonated water before cooking.
  • Keep all work surfaces clean.
  • Drink pure water. Parasites are associated with many water-borne outbreaks and are highly resistant to conventional methods of disinfecting. Water, that is properly purified with ozone is free of parasites.
  • Practice good personal hygiene. Wash your hands before eating and after going to the bathroom, changing diapers, or handling pets. Keep your fingernails short and clean. Parasites can live for two months under the fingernails.
Other Remedies
Intestinal Worms
  • Approx. 200 mg of seeds of bitter gourd (umbi) taken daily with buttermilk are good for intestinal worms.
  • Haridra has proved to be very helpful in treating intestinal worms, if the powder of rhizome of this plant is given 1 teaspoon each, 3 times daily, mixed in a cup of milk.
  • Take a handful of pomegranate leaves - crush them and boil them with a glass of milk. Drink half of it early in the morning on an empty stomach. Drink the rest of it after two hours.
  • Tender leaves of the Indian coral (mandar) when given with honey is very helpful for treating intestinal worms.
 
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