Home remedies for intestinal parasites are excellent ways to flush these microorganisms out of the body to stay in good health and prevent complications to health. Parasites can live throughout the body but they prefer to stay and breed in intestines as this area provides most suitable environment for them to survive and multiply. Out of the most common types of intestinal parasites protozoa are the ones which multiply very quickly and can show their ill effects on health within no time. Entamoeba Histolytica is a type of amoeba, Girdia Lamblia, Enterobius Vermicularis or pinworm and Ancylostoma Duodenale and Nicatar Aamericanus are hookworms these two are absorbed by the skin and can pass onto intestines via lungs, these five are the most commonly found intestinal parasites. Home remedies for intestinal parasites can help in flushing these parasites out of the body of children as well as adults equally effectively.
Pets and animals can infect humans with intestinal parasites, reptiles, rodents and fish carry intestinal parasites and pets coming in contact with these animals or human beings coming in contact with any of these animals can get infected with intestinal parasites. Babies or toddlers having intestinal parasites can also infect adults as their diapers or soiled clothes may contain these parasites. Contaminated food either cooked without washing the vegetables and utensils properly or contacted by any animal or person having parasites or eaten raw without washing properly can infect a person or spread the infection to others. Uncooked meat and contaminated water are other common causes of intestinal parasites. Soil containing parasites contains larvae of these parasites which can be absorbed by the skin when coming in direct contact and can reach intestines to reside and grow.
Home remedies for intestinal parasites can flush the parasitic infection in a short time and with out any side effects caused due to any of these reasons. Most commonly found symptoms of intestinal parasites can be symptoms of other disorders too hence these shall be examined carefully before diagnosing. Constipation, immune deficiency, bloating, abdominal pain, joint and muscle aches, diarrhea, excessive gas formation, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue, anemia, allergies, skin problems, tumors, nervousness, teeth grinding, sleep disorders and appetite changes are few commonly found causes of intestinal parasites which can be indicators of the presence of the infection. Home remedies can not only relieve the symptoms within no time but also alleviate the problem effectively to provide long lasting relief.
One of the best home remedies for intestinal parasites can be prepared by using garlic and milk. Peel off a clove of garlic, if the victim is above the age of 20 years then 2-3 cloves shall be taken after peeling them off. Add these to a glass of milk and put the mixture on a low flame. Allow it to come to a boil and then remove it from burner and cover the utensil with a thick blanket and allow it to stay overnight. In the morning drink this mixture as first thing in the morning and eat something at least after half an hour, repeat this for two more mornings, this is one of the most effective home remedies for intestinal parasites which can show its effects within short time and from day one.
Take 300 mg of pumpkin seeds and crush them after drying. Mix the grinded seeds with 500 ml of water and heat it on a low flame. Do not boil the mixture, when it is about to boil take the utensil off the flame and let it cool down, remove layer of oil and strain the mixture. Consume one tablespoon of mixture after every 15 minutes for four times, wait for 2 hours and drink something laxative, again wait for two hours and consume something light like oatmeal. This is another one of the most effective home remedies for intestinal parasites. This is also very effective for treating children, take 45 gm seeds for 2-3 years old, 70 gm for 3-5 years old, 90 gm for 5-7 years old and 150 gm for the children aged above 8 years.
One of the simplest home remedies for intestinal parasites can be prepared by mixing and grinding 10 parts of flaxseeds and one part of cloves together. Sprinkle this powder on the food during meals and take this for one month, consume this powder regularly for three days continuously and then stop for three days. This is one of the simplest home remedies for intestinal parasites which can remove all types of infections in a month's time.
Carrot juice provides one of the magical home remedies for intestinal parasites in children. Grate few carrots and squeeze one tablespoon of juice, add a tablespoon of honey to it. Give one tablespoon of the mixture before breakfast on an empty stomach and one tablespoon before going to bed. This works as one of the wonderful home remedies for intestinal parasites and can flush out even pinworms.
Pour 250 ml of hot water on 15 gm of dry papaya leaves. Allow it to stay for sometime so that water can absorb goodness of papaya leaves. Strain the mixture and consume the water after mixing a teaspoon of honey with it. This works as one of the very effective home remedies for intestinal parasites.
Grate one medium sized onion and add a glass of hot water, allow this mixture to stand for 12 hours. Later strain this mixture and consume it in two parts in one day. Continue this remedy for at least 3-4 days for effectively removing the parasites, this remedy is very beneficial for removing helmints. This is another very simple and one of the useful home remedies for intestinal worms.
Avoid foods which are greasy and high on fat content. Avoid non-vegetarian diet and eat raw vegetables and fruits after washing thoroughly. Drink boiled water instead of filtered and consume sufficient quantity of water during the day to keep body hydrated and to maintain healthy rate of bowel movements. Regular exercises and eating small meals in place of large meals also helps in curing and flushing out the parasites out of the system.