If you get sick from diarrhea or typhoid while traveling, try some of these natural remedies for typhoid or diarrhea along with your medication this will help you recover quickly. Make sure you keep these items in your travel or first aid kit. Symptoms of typhoid fever can be reduced using some home remedies. Avoid eating solid foods during the period of infection, while consuming liquid diet and fruits like oranges, banana, and papaya.
Natural remedies for typhoid or diarrhea
If you are traveling to countries where the water is not safe for drinking you should use extra caution while eating out. Salads washed in unsafe water can transmit parasites, so stick with peeled or cooked vegetables. Vegetables need to be washed in purified water if uncooked. Eat only fruit that can be peeled like bananas, papaya, and pineapple. Papaya and pineapple both contain natural digestive enzymes and make an excellent way to end a meal. Papaya seeds have anti-parasitic properties and can be consumed in doses of 1 teaspoonful (3-2) times daily.
Use cranberries or pomegranates
Both pomegranates and cranberries also have anti-parasitic properties. So eat them to avoid diarrhea or typhoid fever while traveling.
Use garlic and onion
Liberal use of’ raw garlic and onions also helps prevent unfriendly microorganisms (and even bug bites!), this is a good preventive measure to avoid diarrhea or typhoid fever.
Squeeze lime or lemon juice
Squeeze lime or lemon juice on as many things you eat as possible as such juice has detoxifying and anti-infection properties.
Avoid Ice cream and popsicle
Freezing docs not necessarily kill parasites, so think twice before eating that popsicle or ice cream, no matter how refreshing it sounds. Be aware that ice cubes are often made with parasite-infested water (ice tends to create more thirst and hinder digestion anyway).
Eat well cooked meat
If you do eat meat, make sure it is well cooked and eaten hot; otherwise, potential parasites make this is another good reason to avoid meat. Raw seafood can carry hepatitis, Avoid eating with unclean hands.
Echinacea for typhoid fever
Echinacea is a beautiful garden flower blooming in summer and autumn. American Indians love echinacea, one of the greatest natural antibiotics. It symbolises strength and healing. Echinacea enhances the immune system and treats common cold and sore throat. It purifies the blood and fights typhoid fever. It contains glucose, iron, potassium, sulphur, and vitamins A, C, and E.
Caution: do not take echinacea if you suffer from allergy.
Basil leaf and black pepper
Make a paste from four basil leaves, seven grains of black pepper and seven shreds of saffron by grounding them together. Now make small tablets from the paste. Consume three tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm milk while the symptoms last.
Blueberry likes cool climates with moist and acidic soil and full sun. The plant only bears fruit after three years. Blueberry is recommended for rheumatism and arthritis, It is good against diabetes and typhoid fever. It contains potassium and vitamins A and C.
Caution: avoid eating the leaves; due to their high level of tannin, they can cause constipation and anemia; they may also damage the liver.
Banana and honey
Banana is also effective in soothing digestive system during typhoid fever. Mash a ripe banana and mix with 1 tbs of honey. This mixture can be taken twice a day. Honey adds a soothing effect to the affected digestive system. Honey can be added to warm water and given to the patient frequently to prevent weakness.
Cloves can also be used as an effective home remedy to treat typhoid. Make clove water by boiling 5 cloves in about 2 litres of water. Remove it from the stove once the water gets reduced to half. Strain it and drink frequently.
Homeopathic Arsenicum can help diarrhea that is the result of eating tainted food.
Electrolyte rich beverages
Should you find yourself with diarrhea, you can make an electrolyte-rich beverage to replace lost nutrients by mixing 8 ounces of clean water with 1/4 teaspoon baking soda and teaspoon salt .
Honey lemon electrolyte
To replace lost nutrients, made a formula by combining 1 quart (950 ml) of boiled water with 1/2 cup (120 ml) lemon juice, 2 tablespoons (13 g) honey, 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda.
A concentrate made from the umeboshi plum can also stop diarrhea, prevent parasites, treat food poisoning and digestive upsets, relieve a hangover, as well as prevent typhoid. It truly is one of those “Don’t leave home without it” remedies. It can be purchased in pills or as a paste.
The leaves of coriander are stimulant and tonic. They strengthen the stomach and promote its action, relieve flatulence, increase secretion and discharge of urine and reduce fever. They act as an aphrodisiac, help in the removal of catarrhal matter and phlegm from the bronchial tubes thereby counteracting any spasmodic disorders. Coriander seeds reduce fever and promote a feeling of coolness. Coriander juice is highly beneficial in deficiencies of vitamin A, Bl, B2. C and iron.
One or two teaspoons of coriander juice, added to fresh buttermilk, is highly beneficial in treating digestive disorders such as indigestion, nausea, dysentery, hepatitis and ulcerative colitis. It is also helpful in typhoid fever.
Dry coriander treats diarrhea and chronic dysentery, as well as being useful in acidity. A sauce made from dry coriander, green chillies, grated coconut, ginger and black grapes without seeds is a remedy for abdominal pain due to indigestion.
If you’re suffering from a stomach virus — or perhaps a bout of food poisoning — turn to the remedy Bangladeshis have used for millennia: rice water. The proteins in the rice can help stabilize the bowel during or after an illness. It’s a deeply hydrating, soothing, and surprisingly tasty alternative to anything pink and bottled.
Cook a pot of rice using at least twice as much water as you usually would (try a 1:4 ratio). Strain the rice, and reserve the grains for another use. Drink the leftover rice water hot or cold.