Save your Child from Loose Motion with these 10 Home Remedies!
If you notice your child’s bowel movement rather watery, different or stinky, chances are your child is suffering from the loose motion! Now, before dialling the doctor, hear me out!
When it comes to loose motion, off-the-shelf medicines can have unnecessary side effects, so home remedies are much more effective in such cases. Besides, I think I have the perfect set of natural home remedies to ease your predicament!
These 10 home-remedies can beat your child’s loose motion!
- Sabudana water!
Soak sabudana in water for an hour or more. Then strain the sabudana and feed your child the water between meals to stop loose motion.
- The regular Ors water
Ors solution will benefit your two ways-
- Firstly, it’ll replenish your child’s lost nutrients due to constant pooping.
- Secondly, it will settle the stomach and stop it from being upset.
The traditional kaathali kola or a ripe banana which has seeds is the best cure for relieving both constipation and loose motion. It has potassium, iron, vitamin B6 and other nutrients which help in keeping the balance in the tummy.
- Puffed rice or muri
Unpolished puffed rice contains loads of starch which is easy to digest, and also keeps the stomach full. So, for quick relief from loose motion, soak a bowl of puffed rice in water and give the water to children (it is best for kids under 2 years of age).
- Dahi with jeera
Curd or Dahi is an age-old remedy for curing loose motion and diarrhea. Give your child dahi with roasted cumin, jeera powder, and salt to settle his tummy and prevent constant pooping.
- Coconut water
Another, natural cure for loose motion is coconut water; it can reduce the frequency of loose motion and is packed with vital nutrients to reinvigorate your child’s replenished minerals.
Homemade buttermilk served with cumin salt, and pepper can help fight bacteria and help cure stomach infection. So, serve it to your baby in tablespoons and for your elder child, feed it after consecutive meals.
You’ll see results within a day!
- Lemon juice
Available in almost every household, give your infant lemon juice in Luke warm water after his daytime-meals.
For children below 5 use a pinch of salt and jaljeera with lemon to give him relief. Lemon moreover, has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which settle stomachs very soon.
- Arrowroot dusted
Another age-old grandmother remedy is dusted arrowroot! It is a rich source of starch which prevents loose motion in children.
I would suggest making your baby a quick porridge using curd and arrowroot for rehydrating his/her tired body.
- Carrot juice
When your child suffers from loose motion, he will end up feeling exhausted and reluctant to eat, which can delay his recovery.
In such a situation, give your kid carrot juice to replenish his body and settle his stomach.
Well, mommies, with these easy cures at hand, hope you quickly cure your child of his/her ailments. For more information, check reliable pregnancy websites online. However, in case of other symptoms consult your family paediatrician. Good Luck and take care!