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Home Remedies for Diarrhea


Eat ripe bananas. Bananas are rich in pectin, a soluble fiber that helps absorb liquid in the intestines.

Rice Water

Boil 1 cup of rice in 3 cups of water, strain, and drink the remaining water. Known to form a protective layer in the intestines.

Chamomile Tea

Steep chamomile tea leaves or a tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and astringent properties.

Ginger Tea

Boil a piece of ginger root in water for 10-15 minutes to make tea. Known for its anti-inflammatory and digestive properties.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Mix 1-2 teaspoons in a glass of water and drink before meals. Known for its potential antibacterial properties.

Peppermint Tea

Steep peppermint leaves in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Peppermint can help relax the gastrointestinal tract.

Yogurt with Live Cultures

Eat yogurt that contains live or active cultures like Lactobacillus. The probiotics in yogurt can restore the natural balance of your gut flora.


Consume fresh blueberries or make blueberry juice. Blueberries have antioxidants and soluble fiber.


Stick to a diet of Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. These foods are bland and easy on the intestines.

Oral Rehydration Solution

Mix 6 teaspoons of sugar and 0.5 teaspoon of salt in a liter of water. This helps in rehydration.


Mix a teaspoon of turmeric in a glass of water or add it to rice. Known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

Coconut Water

Drink coconut water to rehydrate. It is rich in electrolytes and is gentle on the stomach.


Eat boiled potatoes. They are rich in starch and can help absorb excess water in the intestines.

Carrot Soup

Boil carrots and blend to make soup. Carrots are rich in pectin and can help absorb excess water.

Fenugreek Seeds

Consume a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds with water. Known for their high mucilage content which provides instant relief from diarrhea.

Black Tea

Drink plain black tea. Tannins in the tea have astringent properties that can help reduce intestinal inflammation.

Zinc Supplements

Take zinc supplements as per package instructions. Zinc is known to shorten the duration of diarrhea.

Psyllium Husk

Mix a teaspoon of psyllium husk in a glass of water and drink. Psyllium husk is a soluble fiber that can absorb excess fluid in the bowels.

Cumin Water

Boil a teaspoon of cumin seeds in water and drink. Cumin is known for its antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.

Lemon Water

Mix the juice of one lemon in a glass of water. Lemon has antibacterial properties and is also a good source of Vitamin C.

The information on this site is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. Always consult a doctor before making health decisions. This content is for educational purposes only and should not replace professional medical advice.

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