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Food Poisoning Home Remedies - How to Get Rid of Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning also called foodborne illness. Some of the most common diseases are infections caused by bacteria, such as Campylobacter, Salmonella and Shigella. Campylobacter infection is the most common cause of food poisoning seen by GPs. It likes to live in milk and poultry. Salmonella is a bacterial infection that can be passed on to humans from domestic and wild animals, including poultry, pigs, cattle, and pets. It is caused by drinking unpasteurized milk or by eating undercooked poultry and poultry products such as eggs. Any food prepared on surfaces contaminated by raw chicken or turkey can also become tainted with salmonella. Salmonella can escape from the intestine and go into the blood and travel to other organs.Salmonella infection rarely causes death, although it can occur in the very young, very old or among those who have compromised immune systems. Food poisoning is the result of eating organisms or toxins in contaminated food. Food poisoning tends to occur at picnics, school cafeterias, and large social functions. Food poisoning can affect one person or it can occur as an outbreak in a group of people who all ate the same contaminated food. Food poisoning comes from eating foods that contain germs like bad bacteria or toxins. Food poisoning is a common problem for millions of people in the U.S., and throughout the world. More than 250 different diseases can cause food poisoning. Symptoms of Food poisoning is include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea. Symptoms from the most common types of food poisoning generally start within 2 to 6 hours of eating the food responsible. Sometimes antibiotic treatment is necessary; this can be determined by testing for the micro-organism responsible.

Home Remedies for Food Poisoning

  • Mix a tablespoon of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar in a cup of hot water before a meal to prevent acid indigestion.
  • Add three drops of garlic oil to half a cup of soya oil and rub onto the stomach after food.
  • Drink a herbal tea of mint, raspberry, camomile and blackberry.
  • Drink ¼ cup of charcoal powder mixed with a glass of water.
  • Drink one cup of ginger tea after meals to promote a good digestion and for hearetburn, nausea, etc.
  • Drink 2 tablespoons of undiluted apple cider vinegar (pasteurized).
  • In most cases, the effective treatment is to lie down and drink plenty of bland fluids such as water, diluted fruit juice or light tea.
  • Drink mint essense (available as Pudin Hara or Amritdhara ), 3-4 drops in water, every one hour. Also drink Jaljeera (a mixture of cumin, salt, asafetida and other herbs) 2-3 times.
  • Avoid foods that are fried, smoked or salty as well as raw vegetables, pastries, preserves, candies, alcohol and spices and condiments.
  • Mix 5-6 chopped basil ( tulsi ) leaves, 1/4 tsp sea salt, and some black pepper in 3 Tbsp of curd, and eat it. Repeat this 4 times a day for one week.
  • Roast 1/2 tsp cumin ( jeera ) seeds and 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds ( dana methi ). Mix and powder it, add to 4 tsp of yogurt ( curd ). Take thrice a day.




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