Lets talk about natural treatments for diarrhea. Diarrhea is a symptom of some digestive system disorders that occur ririskiky acute. This disease should need extra attention, especially when suffered by a children under five years old. Because when the body lost of fluids and electrolytes excessively, body can be weaken even cause death. In developing countries, diarrhea becomes the third disease cause of death in infants.
The cause of diarrhea is generally a result of bacterial infection, Clostridium, and Staphylococcus. It also can be caused by infection of E.coli bacteria. And a small part caused by the bacterium Shigella, Etamoeba hystolytica, Salmonella sp., V. eltor, V. cholerae and some non-pathogenic bacteria that grow excessively.
The Diarrhea First aid
First aid conducted in patients with diarrhea, patients seeking to consume amounts of water to avoid dehydration from too much fluid lost through diarrhea. It is better to drink water that has electrolyte levels. The solution is often used oralit (a medicinal fluid for intake by a diarrhea sufferer to replace lost body fluids consisting of a mixture of salt and sugar in a ratio similar to human body fluids).
If oralit not available, you can also make a replacement solution that is, two teaspoons of sugar plus a half teaspoon of salt, then dissolved into a glass of drinking water.
Herbal Remedy for Diarrhea
It also can add a few ingredients from the natural as an alternative medication. Simplicia used should have efficacy as a healer, anti-septic and absorbent / antidote. In some cases that need to be added Simplicia prevention of nausea and appetite enhancer.
Some of simplesia which can be used as natural treatments for diarrhea are: betel nuts, bark and pomegranate skin, betel leaf, guava leaf, and a wooden cup. In addition to improving the function of digestive enzymes, can use red onion, celery, ginger, turmeric, galangal or papaya leaves.
Javanese society often uses fruit and leaves of guava (Psidium Guajava). Guava leaves are healer, has essential oil levels, ursolat acid, acid psidiolat, kratogolat acid, oleanolat acid, guajaverin acid, and some vitamins. Meanwhile, the guava fruit (100 grams) is rich in nutrients with calorie-49 cal, 25 SI of vitamin A, vitamin B1 0.02 mg, 12.2 grams carbohydrate, 28 mg phosphorus, 1.1 mg fe, protein 0.9 mg, 0.3 grams fat, and water 86grams.
Several alternative natural treatments that are often used are:
Herbal medicine 1
Take 1 finger of turmeric (Curcuma domestica) and 10 grams of Gambier (Uncaria gambier). Add a little whiting, then pounded until smooth. add a little cooking water, and juice. Water lemon result would roughly as much as one cup. Drink this medicine 2 times a day.
Herbal medicine 2
1 / 2 cup of Camellia leaves tea (Camellia sinensis) is brewed with hot water into a glass. Drink this mixture three times a day
Herbal medicine 3
Dried leaf of Paperbarks/Ti tree (Melaleuca leucadendron) 6 to 10 grams boiled with 2 cups of water until the remaining one cup. After chilling filtered and drunk.
Melaleuca alternifolia, is notable for its essential oil which is both anti-fungal, and antibiotic, while safely usable for topical applications.
In the wild, Melaleuca plants are generally found in open forest, woodland or shrubland, particularly along watercourses and the edges of swamps.
The best-accepted common name for Melaleuca is simply melaleuca; however most of the larger species are also known as paperbarks, and the smaller types as honey myrtles.
They are also sometimes referred to as punk trees.
Melaleuca is a genus of plants in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. There are well over 200 recognized species, most of which are endemic to Australia. Melaleuca is closely related to Callistemon, the main difference between the genera being that the stamens are generally free in Callistemon but grouped into bundles in Melaleuca. In the wild, Melaleuca plants are generally found in open forest, woodland or shrubland, particularly along watercourses and the edges of swamps.
Scientific studies have shown that tea tree oil made from Melaleuca alternifolia is a highly effective topical antibacterial and antifungal, although it may be toxic when ingested internally in large doses or by children. In rare cases, topical products can be absorbed by the skin and result in toxicity.
Herbal remedy 4
Roots of pare/bitter melon (Momordica charantia) that is still fresh (30 grams), washed and cut into pieces. Then boil with 3 cups of water, until the remaining one glass. Once cool, filtered to drink. Can add a little sugar to reduce bitterness.
Bitter melon has been used in various Asian traditional medicine systems for a long time . Like most bitter-tasting foods, bitter melon stimulates digestion. While this can be helpful in people with sluggish digestion, dyspepsia, and constipation, it can sometimes make heartburn and ulcers worse.
The fact that bitter melon is also a demulcent and at least mild inflammation modulator, however, means that it rarely does have these negative effects, based on clinical experience and traditional reports. Laboratory tests suggest that compounds in bitter melon might be effective to kill many virus and bacteria event for treating HIV infection.
As most compounds isolated from bitter melon that impact HIV have either been proteins or glycoproteins lectins), neither of which are well-absorbed, it is unlikely that oral intake of bitter melon will slow HIV in infected people.
Herbal remedy 5
Take some Ganyong/tubers Canna discolor/arrowroot (Canna edulis) grated, then added with a glass of drinking water. Squeeze and strain. Drinking water is filtered as much as 3 to 4 times a day.
Ganyong (also known as saka siri, Indian shot, canna, bandera, chancle, coyol, or platanillo, Kardal in Marathi) is a species of the Canna genus, belonging to the family Cannaceae, a native of the Caribbean and tropical Americas that is also widely cultivated as a garden plant. It is a perennial growing from 0.5m to 2.5m, depending on the variety.
Herbal remedy 6
Guava (tamarindus indica L)
In addition to having a distinctive flavor and aroma, guava juice proven to treat diarrhea, and even considered to be quite safe and preferred by children. For children, one glass of guava juice per day is considered sufficient to overcome diarrhea.
Not just fruit, guava leaf decoction buji was proven to inhibit the growth of bacteria Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. This means, boiled guava leaves have anti-diarrheal properties; mainly caused by infection.
Active component in a guava leaves that allegedly provided benefits that are fairly high tannin substances. Tannin substances contained in guava can absorb toxins and proteins coagulate. In the study, dried guava leaves are finely ground tannins are known to have levels up to 17.4%. The finer the powder of the leaves, the resulting high levels of tannin, a compound that works as astrengent the mucosa lining the intestine, specifically the large intestine. You can eat the raw guava fruit or leaf buds of guava, consumed along with salt, directly. Traditional medicine diarrhea will work directly to stop the pain in the abdomen.
Fruit, leaves and tree bark guava contains tannins, medium to many flowers do not contain tannins. Guava leaves also contain other substances except tannins, such as essential oils, ursolic acid, acid psidiolat, kratogolat acid, acid oleanolat, guajaverin acids and vitamins. The content of guava fruit (100 gr) – Calories 49 cal – Vitamin A 25 SI – 0.02 mg Vitamin B1 – Vitamin C 87 mg – 14 mg Calcium – Hydrate Charcoal 12.2 grams – Phosphorus 28 mg – 1.1 mg Iron – 0.9 mg Protein – 0.3 grams of fat – 86 grams Water
How to use:
Take 10 leaf buds of guava (Psidium guajava), then crushed. Add salt to taste and 2 tablespoons water well. Traditional herbal drink this concoction every expiration of one tablespoon of diarrhea.
Make 3 drinks fruit juice from the Guava (Psidium guajava), which has been seeded. Plus 1 piece of peeled apple. Add 300 cc water, and honey to taste. Drink 2 – 3 times a day.
Herbal medicine 7
Leaf of Senggani Kepel (Medinella hasseltii) 3 – 4 leaves, boiled with water until boiling. After a cold drink 1 -2 times a day.
Herbal treatment 8
A handful of Basil/tulsi leaves (Ocimum Sanctum) being knead and squeeze to drink water 1 – 2 times a day, each as much as 1 tablespoon.
The leaves have petioles, and are ovate, up to 5 cm long, usually slightly toothed. Flowers are purplish in elongate racemes in close whorls. It is widely known across South Asia as a medicinal plant and an herbal tea, commonly used in Ayurveda, and has an important role within the Vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism, in which devotees perform worship involving Tulsi plants or leaves.
Herbal ingredient 9
Leaf Rasamala (Altingia excelsa) is still young, as many as 4 to 5 pieces of food eaten as a row along with the rice 2 – 3 times a day.
Herbal medicine 10
A handful of Tamarind leaves (Tamarindus indica) and Mundu leaves (Garcinia dulcis). Chose that is still young. Squeeze the leaves, add a little sugar and salt, and drink 2 – 3 times a day, each 2 to 3 tablespoons.
The use of natural treatments for diarrhea above, has proved quite effective and is often used by various communities in several countries, especially the Javanese.