Home Remedies for Diarrhea


Diarrhea is a common symptom of gastrointestinal disease, characterized by increased frequency and fluid consistency of the stool.

Diarrhea Treatment Using Herbal Medications

  1. Tanglad leaves ( english: Lemon grass, Ginger grass, Sweet-rush)
    • Boil 10 young leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes. Add a tablespoon sugar and one small piece crushed ginger.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 1 cup, 3 times a day and afer every loose bowel movement.
        Children: ( babies) 1 tablesppon, 3 time a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (2-6 yrs) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (7-12 yrs) 1/2 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
  2. Kugon roots ( english: Cogon grass)
    • Boil 5 chopped fresh roots in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 1 cup, 3 times a day and afer every loose bowel movement.
        Children: ( babies) 1 tablesppon, 3 time a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (2-6 yrs) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (7-12 yrs) 1/2 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
  3. Kaymito leaves ( english: Star apple)
    • Boil 1 cup chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 1 cup, 3 times a day and afer every loose bowel movement.
        Children: ( babies) 1 tablesppon, 3 time a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (2-6 yrs) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (7-12 yrs) 1/2 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
  4. Bayabas leaves ( english: Guava)
    • Boil 10 chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes. Add a tablespoon sugar and one small piece crushed ginger.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 1 cup, 3 times a day and afer every loose bowel movement.
        Children: ( babies) 1 tablesppon, 3 time a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (2-6 yrs) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (7-12 yrs) 1/2 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
  5. Makahiya leaves ( english: Sensitive plant, Mimosa)
    • Boil 1 cup chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:
        Adults: 1 cup, 3 times a day and afer every loose bowel movement.
        Children: ( babies) 1 tablesppon, 3 time a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (2-6 yrs) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.
        (7-12 yrs) 1/2 cup, 3 times a day and after every loose bowel movement.

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