Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu):

 

• Gastroenteritis is also known as stomach flu

• The condition refers to the inflammation of the stomach or the intestine

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Abdominal cramps

• Severe stomach pain

• Diarrhoea

• Vomiting

• Fever

 

Causes:

 

• Ingestion of bacteria through:

   o Consumption of contaminated food

   o Contact with an infected person

   o Eating uncooked vegetables and fruits

 

Natural home remedy using carom seeds, garlic, ginger, lemon juice:

 

1. Take ½ tsp of carom seeds

2. Crush some garlic to paste

3. Crush some ginger to paste

4. Add ½ tsp of garlic paste to the seeds

5. Add ½ tsp of ginger paste

6. Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice

7. Mix well

8. Eat 3 times a day

 

This releases toxins from the body and also strengthens digestion.

 

Natural home remedy using asafoetida powder:

 

1. Take 1 glass of hot water

2. Add ½ tsp of asafoetida powder

3. Mix well

4. Drink 2 times a day 

 

Tips:

 

• Clean all vegetables thoroughly

• Cook in a hygienic environment

• Avoid raw or un-coked food

• Drink 8-10 glasses of water everyday

• Avoid milk and milk based products as these contain bacteria which can further complicate the 

   condition