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Dysentery - 3 Ayurvedic Home Remedies to Help Treat it

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Dr. Satish SawaleAyurvedic Doctor • 26 Years Exp.Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra For Piles, Pilonidal, Sinus & Fistula Management, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate In Diabetes Update
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Dysentery is the inflammation of the intestine that causes the appearance of blood and mucous in stool. It is caused by bacteria or parasites. In this condition, the patient passes semi-liquid stool many times in a day.

It is a contagious disease and is transmitted via the fecal-oral route. Thus, a group of people like a family living together or students in a hostel is more prone to picking up the infection. This infection is also transmitted via anal sex. 

Ayurvedic Treatment for Dysentery 

Ayurveda is a herbal medicinal treatment, originated in India. It is known to have a cure for various health problems. Usually, Diarrhoea cures itself through diet change, but in the case of dysentery, ayurvedic medication is required to combat bacteria and parasites. Some ways to treat Dysentery with Ayurvedic remedies are as follows:

  1. Isabbael for Chronic Amoebiasis: Isabbael is a formulation that treats dysentery caused due to Amoebiasis. When the stool contains mucus and the infected patient feels a cramp before passing stool, it is considered an Amoebiasis infection. Ayurvedic remedy Isabbael is very good for bacillary dysentery as well. It is advised to consume 1 teaspoonful twice daily with water for 5 to 7 days for the best results. 
  2. Ambimap for dysentery: Ambimap herbal formulation possesses a multi-purpose approach to control and cure dysentery (Pravahika). Best ayurvedic medicine for treating dysentery and cure all types of parasitic infections and provides immediate relief. For best results, 1 or 2 tablets should be taken 2 to 3 times a day with water.
  3. Churna for dysentery: Churna is a polyherbal Ayurvedic medicine in powdered form and is highly beneficial in treating dysentery.

Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Dysentery Problem

You can also opt for Ayurvedic remedies for dysentery that can be formulated at home. They are as follows:

  1. Combine powdered dry ginger root, amla powder, long and black pepper in equal proportions. It is advisable to store this dry mixture in a glass container. For best results, consume one teaspoon of this mixture with lukewarm water two times a day. 
  2. Another great way to combat dysentery is to drink buttermilk. Just add a bit of rock salt as well as powdered roasted cumin seeds. Drink this mixture two times a day preferably with breakfast and at lunchtime. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.

Update From Lybrate: To keep your Gut Health on track and to avoid constipation and gastric troubles, we suggest you to buy Gut Care products available on Lybrate at affordable prices.


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