Ayurvedic Treatment for Worms

Updated at: Sep 08, 2011
Ayurvedic Treatment for Worms

Ayurvedic Treatment for Worms - Some common Ayurvedic herbal remedies are given in this article that help to prevent the occurance of worms inside your body.

Pratima Sharma
AyurvedaWritten by: Pratima SharmaPublished at: Aug 30, 2011

Ayurvedic treatmentThe problem of worms inside our bodies is alarming but very common these days. Intestinal worms attack the normal functioning of the body, and can cause serious health related issues. Worms affect a normal healthy body in various ways such ascan cause loss of appetite, coughing, vomiting, fever or headache. There are several ways to treat this problem. Though different types of allopathic treatment can be given to treat this condition, the most effective and simple way to get rid of worms is with the help of Ayurvedic treatment for worms.

Listed below are some herbal and home remedies that can successfully curb the occurrence of worms inside our bodies:

  • Studies have shown that children are more prone to this problem than adults. Worms have a tendency to grow fast in unhealthy surroundings and so these parasites feed on the intestinal residue which is conducive to their growth. In most cases, the eggs of the worms enter the human body through infected food and water. Consumption of raw food or meat and vegetables that are not properly cooked can give rise to growth and spread of worms in the body. Therefore, it is very important to avoid drinking water from sources which are considered contaminated.
  • Eating apples every day keep the worms away.
  • Tomatoes along with a pinch of black pepper and rock salt taken on an empty stomach for 10 days prove to be a very useful for prevention of worms.
  • Coconut water mixed with some honey is another very useful home remedy for prevention of intestinal worms.
  • Ayurvedic experts strongly recommend the medicinal properties of Ajwain. Mix Ajwain mixed with a pinch of salt,and take on an empty stomach for a week to eliminate worms from the intestines.
  • The herb keetmardrastaken with the extract of nagarmotha three times a day is helpful in treating intestinal worms.
  • Another herbal concoction can be made by mixing krimighan rasa with the juice of moosa-karnior or nagannothakwath to treat intestinal worms.
  • Herbal syrup obtained by boiling coriander and cumin in wateris also a wonderfulayurvedic remedy for the treatment of worms.

The infestation of worms in the human body can be prevented with the help of home remedies and proper ayurvedic treatment. Besides home remedies, personal hygiene also plays a major role in preventing worms from attacking the body. The efficacy of ayurvedic treatment for worms is proven for years and is considered to be a safer alternative in the modern times as well.


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