Home remedies for diarrhoea

Updated at: Aug 31, 2015
Home remedies for diarrhoea

Read how to cure diarrhoea naturally with proven home remedies by Vineeta Gogia.

Vineeta Gogia
Home RemediesWritten by: Vineeta GogiaPublished at: Jan 14, 2013

Monsoon brings a heavy shower of happiness. Getting wet in the rain has its own charm, but we are not the only happy ones, as the monsoon bacterias, viruses and moulds are having a time of their life too.


treating diarrhoea with home remedies


Four food facts for diarrhoea

Use apples for diarrhoea

Cook approximately one to two apples till the time they are mushy, and then subsequently add 1 teaspoon ghee, a pinch of cardamom, and a pinch of nutmeg. This mixture is deliciously rich remedy to fight diarrhea.


Use bananas for diarrhoea

However, make sure you are not cooking them. Chop 1 or 2 ripe bananas into small pieces and add 1 teaspoon of warm ghee and a pinch of cardamom and nutmeg. Potassium rich bananas are a great way to bind the stool.


cooked rice and yoghurt for diarrheo


Use yogurt and water for diarrhoe

Blend together equal parts of yogurt and water (about ½ cup each), add about 1/8 teaspoon of fresh grated ginger and drink.



Use cooked rice with yogurt for diarrhoea

Another efficient remedy for diarrhea is cooked rice with yogurt. Take about a cupful of cooked basmati rice, add 1 tablespoon of ghee and 3 or 4 tablespoon of plain fresh yogurt, stir together, and eat.


Herbal remedies for diarrhoea

  • Ghee               1 teaspoon
  • Nutmeg            ¼ teaspoon
  • Ginger powder   ¼ teaspoon
  • Natural sugar    1 teaspoon

Mix together and eat. Like the ginger-sugar mixture above, take this formula 2 or 3 times a day for 2 to 3 days.


Remedies for acute diarrhoea

•    For acute diarrhea, mix ½ teaspoon fennel powder with ½ teaspoon ginger powder, and chew this mixture 2 or 3 times a day.
•    Try ginger powder (about ½ teaspoon) with 1 teaspoon raw natural sugar. Mix together, and chew the mixture with some warm water. Take 2 or 3 times a day for 2 to 3 days.
•    Try drinking a cup of hot black coffee with a little lime juice (about 10 drops) and a pinch of cardamom or nutmeg.

Diarrhea can at times cause dehydration. Here is a simple remedy for it- add 1 teaspoon of natural sugar, 1 teaspoon of lime juice, and a pinch of salt to a pint of room-temperature water, and sip water, and sp throughout the day.

Note: If the diarrhea continues beyond 3 days, it would be wise to consult a doctor.


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