Counter constipation, diarrhoea and other stomach problems with the help of Mother Nature. Here are some home remedies to prevent and cure stomach ailments.
A balanced combination of a healthy diet, avoidance of excess of caffienated drinks and a moderate level of physical activity are vital factors for the prevention of constipation. If your baby or young child is acutely constipated, apply some oil like coconut oil in and around the anus with your little finger.
You may also use child suppositories (capsule shaped medicines with gel). Insert them a couple of inches inside your child's rectum. After inserting the suppository, let your child clench his legs and buttocks for a few moments. These must not be used if your child has severe abdominal pain. Glycerine containing suppositories, available as OTC preparations, are perfectly safe and can be used in young infants also. But suppositories should not be given often.
Isabgol husk is a widely used bulk agent and can be used once in a while for children above 5 to 6 years along with a glass of water, milk or a cup of curds. One to two teaspoons can be given once or twice a day.
Make sure to give your child lots of liquids like water (room temperature or lukewarm), nimbu pani, buttermilk and coconut water, to promote bowel movement.
Take a ripe tomato (small), and boil
it in about half glass of water. After it is nicely cooked, squeeze and
extract the juice and filter the seeds and skin. Add a pinch of salt and
give about 3 - 4 spoons of this extract every day. The stool pattern will
Homemade baby foods for diarrhoea
Water, sugar and salt
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