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10 DIY remedies For Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is the common problem that most of us have been through at one time or another. The problem lasting for a few days is caused by the bacteria, viruses and certain other toxins in the body. The common symptoms associated with this problem are nausea, dizziness, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache and vomiting. Although it doesn’t last for many days, but it doesn’t mean that its symptoms are to be avoided. In case of food poisoning, body tends to lose water more than ever thus getting dehydrated. Therefore, you must increase fluid intake for the well-being of the body. This was to keep the body hydrated when this problem appears but there are other homemade remedies that work excellent in lowering the consequences and shortening its time period.

Following Are The 10 Diy Remedies For Food Poisoning:

1. Ginger

The power of treating all types of digestive problem caused by food poisoning of ginger declares it an effective remedy. With its several properties, ginger is of great help in improving the absorption and better assimilation of nutrients thus aiding in digestion. This way, it acts as a quick remedy in treating nausea and vomiting.Either chew ginger raw or drink ginger juice mixed with one spoon of honey. [1]Have the remedy several times a day. It will reduce the inflammation and pain.


2. Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to treating food poisoning, apple cider vinegar, instead of being acidic shows alkaline effect due to its way of metabolism. Its alkaline effect soothes the gastrointestinal lining and kills the bacteria residing there thus providing fast relief from pain. [2]Add 2 spoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of hot water and drink before every meal.

Apple Cider Vinegar


3. Fenugreek Seed And Yoghurt

The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of yoghurt always manage to emerge victorious against the bacteria responsible for food poisoning. In this remedy, fenugreek seeds plays the role of suppressing the abdominal discomfort in the stomach and intestinal lining. Mix one tablespoon of fenugreek seed with one spoon of yoghurt. Instead of chewing, swallow the seeds. [3]Its combining effect will be felt as soon as it enters the digestive track.

Fenugreek seed and yoghurt

4. Lemon

Lemon has the antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect that helps in fighting foreign agents and suppressing the further emergence of food poisoning. Therefore, it becomes an instant relief in pain, killing bacteria at the same time. In one teaspoon of lemon juice, add a pinch of sugar. [4]Mix well and drink 2-3 times a day.


5. Basil

Proved as an excellent herb in treating food poisoning, it soothes the discomfort increasing over time. Plus, its anti-microbial properties fights the micro-organism residing in the human internal track.
Extract juice from a few basil leaves and add one spoon of honey. You can also add coriander juice for your preference. Drink several times a day.[5]


6. Garlic

The strong antiviral, antibacterial & antifungal properties of garlic emerge extremely capable in treating food poisoning. Further, it provides relief from symptoms of diarrhea an abdominal pain also.
Chew fresh garlic cloves and swallow with water. [6]Alternatively mix garlic oil and soybean oil and massage your stomach with it always after eating.


7. Cumin

Cumin calms the discomfort prevailing in the abdomen due to food poisoning. Plus, it bring down the inflammation caused to the stomach.In one cup of water, boil one teaspoon of cumin seeds. Add one spoon of coriander juice next. Now drink once it gets cold. Keep up the remedy for a few times daily. Alternatively, make an herbal drink by adding one spoon of cumin seeds, salt, & asafetida to one glass of water. [7]Boil the mixture and strain the water. Keep it for cooling. Drink once it becomes cold.


8. Herbal Tea

Other than hydrating your body, regular intake of several types of herbal tea such as peppermint tea, green tea, etc. daily can provide a great help in soothing your disturbed system. It also relieves the stomach cramps and stomach infections. [8]In case of nausea, sip licorice or chamomile tea as they help in reducing inflammation and calming your stomach.

herbal tea

9. Honey

Honey possess the antifungal & antibacterial properties which are extremely effective in treating indigestion and other symptoms of food poisoning. You can either take it in the pure form or add to your green tea.
Have one tablespoon of honey at least three times a day. [9]It will heal the stomach and also control the building-up of too much acid.


10. Bananas

Bananas help in quick recovery and suppress the aftereffects of food poisoning to an impressive level. The potassium in banana is beneficial for the loss that happened during the starting. [10]Therefore, consume regularly to fulfil its necessity.For its intake, either mash few apples and bananas and then eat or eat it plain.