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Home Remedies For Intestinal Worms

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms

Intestinal worms are parasites. They thrive in the intestines of another organism. These parasites enter the body in four ways through water and food, through transmitting agents such as a mosquitos and a sexual contact also through skin and nose. Though there are thousands of parasites that can infect human body, only four are believed to be very harmful. They are:
Roundworm: Spreads through food and water
Pinworm: Spreads from one person to another.
Whipworm: Spreads through water and food.
Tapeworm: Tapeworm spreads by eating undercooked or raw meats

Symptoms of Intestinal Worms

Worms in stomach can live for years without causing any symptoms within our intestines, but can start troubling with some of the below symptoms:
  1. Stomach pain
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Passing worms in your stools 
  4. Itching around the rectum area.
Causes of Intestinal Worms
  1. Consuming contaminated water and food
  2. Poor sanitary surroundings
  3. Use of human excretion as fertilizer
  4. Poor personal hygiene
  5. Eating undercooked or raw meat
Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms

Carrots are better known for treating intestinal worms. Grate two pieces of carrot and try to eat them on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Doing this regularly will not only help get rid of intestinal worms but can also prevent worms attacking in the future.

One tbsp of papaya juice mixed with a teaspoon of honey can be taken first thing in the morning followed by a glass of warm milk to which a teaspoon of Castor oil is added. This method should be followed for 2 days continuously.

Pomegranate bark mixed with water should be taken 3 times a day both children and adults who are suffering with worm infestation. Pomegranate tree bark contains punicine, which is highly toxic to parasites.

Ground pumpkin seeds mixed with water will help to expel tapeworms.

Garlic has strong antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. Eating 3 cloves of garlic per day can help get rid of almost all types of worms in stomach.

Take a mixture of 1 tbsp of bitter gourd juice with a glass of buttermilk once in a day for 3 continuous days. This is another home remedy to treat worms in stomach