Traveler's Diarrhea
 

By Raisa Weisspapir 

 

Acute diarrhea is an important defence mechanism that enables your body to expel foreign bacteria and parasites quickly. But if left untreated, it can lead to severe dehydration. Here are examples of homeopathic remedies that can be helpful :

Aloe

If your abdomen feels full, heavy, bloated and weak as if diarrhea would come on, a lot of flatus, colic. Sense of insecurity in the rectum, when passing flatus, watery stool with mucus. Your best remedy - Aloe.

Metallum Album

If your symptoms include a burning sensation during the elimination of your stools, chills, sweating, anxiety about being alone, extreme thirst for sips of warm drinks, and restlessness during the night, and if these symptoms worsen after midnight, your best remedy is Metallum Album.

Podophyllum

If your symptoms include gurgling sounds from your intestinal tract, a weak feeling in your anal sphincter, forceful expulsion of stools that smell bad, headache, gagging, retching, cramps in your feet and legs, and extreme thirst and craving for cold beverages, your best remedy is Podophyllum.

Mercurius

If your symptoms include a constant urge to eliminate, retching while going to the bathroom, blood in your stool, fever and chills, profuse sweating, bad breath, drooling while sleeping, mental and physical sluggishness, and extreme thirst and craving for cold beverages, your best remedy is Mercurius.

Sulphur

If your symptoms include diarrhea (that smells like rotten eggs) accompanied by a burning sensation, reduced appetite, a craving for cold drinks, perspiration on your face and feet, a disregard for your personal hygiene, and feelings of irritability and weepiness, and if these symptoms worsen at night and in the very early morning, your best remedy is Sulphur.

Veratrum Album

If your symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, stomach cramps, chills, and cravings for ice-cold drinks, your best remedy is the Veratrum album.