A single diarrhea in a child is a very common malaise, which is successfully treated with certain folk remedies. Many of them help very effectively cope with problems without using medications. The main thing to know is what folk remedy, when to use. The causes of diarrhea in children are different, and therefore there are many recipes for alternative medicine.
Diarrhea in children is a dangerous phenomenon, it can provoke dehydration of the body, therefore, it is first necessary to learn how to replenish the water-salt balance. If you do not have special powders at hand( Regidron, for example), you can use rice decoction. When properly cooked in rice water, elements are formed that have an enveloping effect on the intestinal mucosa. They interfere with the factors that have an irritant effect on the walls of the stomach. Gradually, the peristalsis is restored. In rice decoction there is a lot of starch - a substance that can absorb excess liquid and thicken the contents of the stool.
Physicians are familiar with the properties of rice broth, they note that this folk remedy well removes manifestations of strong flatulence, prevents the development of putrefactive processes inside the intestinal tract. In addition, the rice broth during the period of diarrhea is a full-fledged diet, its proper use prevents deterioration of the condition. Rice is not an allergenic product, it can be safely given to children. Groats are always at hand, so you need to learn how to properly prepare the described folk remedy for diarrhea for children.
If a folk remedy for diarrhea is prepared for a child, the recipe is:
- Pre-groats are soaked in water for half an hour.
- Then on the fire brought to a boil half a liter of water.
- The rice is immersed in boiling water and cooked at minimum heat for fifty minutes.
- After that the broth is filtered, cooled and merged into the glass container
The decoction is accepted in different ways, the dosage depends on the child's age, on the intensity of the diarrhea. To very small children give 50 ml of decoction three four times a day, the child is older - 100 ml. After several receptions, the patient's condition improves noticeably. As soon as this happens, experts recommend changing the folk remedy and instead of rice decoction to give the child from diarrhea a deeply brewed sweetened tea and crackers.
Folk remedies for the child against diarrhea from wild bird cherry
If the cause of diarrhea in a child is non-infectious, it can be used to treat diarrhea with a healing bird cherry. You can prepare an effective medicine from fruits( they have a pronounced astringent effect), and from the bark. The folk remedy for berries is prepared according to the following recipe:
- 100 grams of fruits are thoroughly washed under water.
- Immerse in an enamel pot and pour over boiling water( 400 ml).
- The folk remedy is cooked in a water bath for half an hour.
- Then another hour under the closed lid is insisted.
- Before use, 1x1 is mixed with blueberry juice.
To a child over 3 years of age give on a spoon every hour, for children up to three years the dose is cut by half. Experiment with the proportions during the preparation of the medicine can not. In the composition of berries of bird cherry there is a substance - amygdalin. He, getting into the child's body, breaks down into glucose and cyanide acid - the strongest poison. The broth from the bark of bird cherry does not give a child, it is too concentrated. But adults like this folk remedy is good for diarrhea, so you can take a prescription for armament.
Folk remedies for diarrhea in a child from pomegranate
Scientists have found that the pomegranate bark contains strong antioxidants. They are known to suppress the dysentery bacillus and very good for diarrhea for children. Pomegranate broth is prepared easily:
- Well dried cakes are ground in a coffee grinder to powder state.
- Powder is poured over with boiling water.
- The resulting composition is cooked on a water bath( a quarter of an hour is enough for this).
Pomegranate decoction against diarrhea is applied until the loose stools come back to normal. Children are allowed to drink about half a teaspoon no more than three times a day. The medicine is given only after consultation with the pediatrician, and all because the given folk remedy has many contraindications. It, for example, can not be used when a child has hepatitis or nephritis. Contraindicated in the reception of pomegranate during an antihistamine therapy.
Folk remedies for diarrhea from blueberries for children
There are plants that have opposite properties in different states. For example, fresh bilberry fruits can provoke diarrhea, but dry berries on the contrary are very effective for treating diarrhea. A variety of folk remedies are prepared from dried fruits: decoctions, infusions, kissels and fruit teas. It is better to give the baby a blueberry kissel. The algorithm for its preparation is simple:
- Take a tablespoon of dry berries.
- Brewed by three hundred milliliters of boiling water.
- Is brought to a boil.
- In cold water, a teaspoon of starch dissolves and is poured into a boiling berry mass with a thin trickle.
- It is allowed to add a little sugar for taste.
If the first signs of dehydration are found during diarrhea, the child should be given blueberry tea. It is brewed in a special way: the berries are not simply boiled with boiling water, but also cooked on fire during minutes. You can drink this drink several times a day( 3-4), single dose - one tea cup.
Do not let the baby chew dry berries. In order to eliminate diarrhea with berries, they need to chew for a long time, methodically, and then keep the mouth mass without swallowing for several minutes. It is quite difficult to control the process of chewing in children, so you should stop using such a folk remedy for diarrhea.
Solid walnut membranes, starch dissolved in water, herbal preparations, medicinal roots, black pepper, chicken stomachs - in fact, folk remedies for diarrhea are many, as a one-time therapy their use is justified. But if diarrhea in children is systematic, it is worth to abandon self-treatment and immediately call a doctor.