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Home Remedies for Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning


Food poisoning is caused due to consumption of contaminated food and water. This problem can cause acute stomach pain, weakness, vomiting, diarrhea and body ache. It is mainly caused by consuming junk and fast food.

Home Remedies:-

1. Ginger

Ginger gives instant relief from the symptoms associated with food poisoning. It increases the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach that increase the natural acidity levels of the stomach, to prevent harmful bacteria growth. Due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, relive food poisoning symptoms.

How to consume?

  • Mash half an inch of ginger using a stone mortar and pestle. To this fine ginger paste add half teaspoon of organic honey. Have this mixture once or twice a day.
  • Prepare a paste of ginger and add it to buttermilk. Consume this preparation.
  • Drink a mixture of ginger juice and lemon juice to avoid food poisoning symptoms.
  • Prepare an herbal tea by boiling one teaspoon of grated ginger in a cup of water. Have this tea by adding small amount of honey to it.

2. Banana

Banana is rich in potassium that reduce the negative effects of food poisoning. It restores potassium in the body which is depleted due to diarrhea and vomiting.

How to consume?

  • Eat a ripe banana daily.
  • Drink banana shake two to three times a day.

3. Fenugreek

Fenugreek seeds treat abdominal discomfort, abdominal cramps and vomiting caused in food poisoning condition. These seeds has the ability to treat indigestion.

How to consume?

  • Take one tablespoon of yogurt along with one teaspoon of fenugreek seeds. Swallow this mixture, no need to chew. This will provide immediate relief from vomiting and stomach pain.
  • Add powder of fenugreek seeds to milk or water. Drink this mixture to treat food poisoning naturally.
  • Prepare a mixture by adding one teaspoonful of cumin powder, fenugreek seeds powder in a glass of water. Drink this mixture.

4. Lemons

Lemon has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties. The acid present in lemon kill bacteria that cause food poisoning.

How to consume?

Take one teaspoon of lemon juice add a pinch of sugar or salt to it. Drink this mixture two to three times a day.

5. Garlic

Garlic has strong antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. It relieves the symptoms of abdominal pain and diarrhea caused in food poisoning condition.

How to consume?

Make a paste of garlic cloves, put it in a glass of warm water. Drink this mixture to reduce food poisoning symptoms.

6. Honey

Honey reduces inflammation in intestinal tract. The antibacterial property in it thwart the growth of bacteria. It act as a wonderful remedy for poisoning.

How to consume?

Mix one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water. Drink this mixture two to three times a day.

7. Holy Basil

The anti-bacterial property of holy basil heal stomach infection caused during food poisoning. These leaves provide immediate relief from symptoms of food poisoning like vomiting and diarrhea.

How to consume?

Mix leaves of holy basil to three to four tablespoons of plain yoghurt. To this mixture add a pinch of black pepper and black salt. Have this preparation.

8. Apple Cider Vinegar

It contains minerals, vitamins and various amino acids that fight off food poisoning symptoms. Apple cider vinegar kill the bacteria that are responsible for food poisoning.

How to consume?

  • Consume two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar twice daily.
  • Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of hot water. Drink this mixture before eating meals.
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