Home Remedies to Cure Loose Motions in Babies
If your baby is below six months then avoid any kind of home remedy. Consult baby’s pediatric to seek medical help.
1. Sabudana Water for Loose Motions in Babies
Give your baby sabudana ka pani. Process to make sadubana water is as below.
Soak sabudana for 1 hour.
Put sufficient water and keep it on boiling
Boil till sabudana get completely immersed in water.
Strain and givesabudana water to your baby to cure loose motions.
2. ORS as Home Remedy
Give your baby plenty of fluids. Babies tend to dehydrate faster than adults. Give your baby ORS (Oral Rehydration Salts). ORS is a special combination of dry salts that is mixed with safe water. Oral Rehydration Salts can help replace the fluids lost due to diarrhoea. You can buy ORS sachets from market or make ORS at home.
It is the most effective and least expensive way to manage dehydration.
6 teaspoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 liter of filter water
Dissolved the sugar, salt in water. Give this solution to your child to drink after every 2 hours.
3. Banana for treating diarrhea in babies
Give your baby mashed banana. Or you can try to give banana with a little curd. It is the most traditional home remedy to stop loose and it works wonders. Banana provide strength and energy.
4. Pomegranate cures loose motions in kids
Give pomegranate juice at regular intervals. This will help in rehydrating the child. Blend the pomegranate seeds in a mixer and extract its juice. If you think, juice is too heavy for little one then dilute it with water and feed your baby.
You can give the water that is brought to boiling point with pomegranate leaves soaked in it.
5. Curd or dahi is best probiotic
Curd helps to Cure Diarrhoea. Give your baby fresh curd/ dahi with roasted cumin seeds/ jeera powder. Or you can add half teaspoon of sugar and pinch of salt and give it to your baby.
6. Chawal and dal ka pani as remedy when stomach is upset
Give your little one, chawal or dal ka pani to drink.
For Dal Pani
1 tablespoon yellow moong dal (without skin)
a pinch of turmeric
1 cup water
Boil yellow moong dal with a pinch of turmeric powder and water.
Once cooked, sieve to get the thin watery dal pani and feed it to your baby.
Ideal for babies of 5 months and above.
For Chawal Ka Pani
A staple in many Indian homes, this pani is a good source of protein, vitamins, calcium and starch.
1 tablespoon rice
1 cup water
First, wash the rice in the running water.
Once washed and rinsed, boil the rice in a water.
Cook until it’s soft and mashable.
Now mash the rice a bit, strain through a sieve.
Give this rice water soup to your baby.
7. Give your baby coconut water to drink in loose motions
8. Nutmeg (Jaiphal) tackles with loose motions in kids
Jaiphal is well-known home remedy for recurrent loose motions of infants. You can give the jaiphal to your baby using two ways.
Make a paste of it after rubbing Jaiphal in water and give it to your baby.
Another way to feed nutmeg to your baby is: Cut one apple and boil it in water till it is tender. Add one teaspoon of sugar and 2 pinches of nutmeg. Feed the child with the mixture.
9. Arrow root powder to cure upset tummy
Arrowroot is the best for dehydration. Arrow root powder with a little salt made into a runny porridge with water/curd.
10. Buttermilk to treat loose motions
Buttermilk is very effective in soothing the digestive system and has the ability to fight bacteria and germs.
You can add pinch of salt & black pepper powder or jeera powder and mix well.
11. BreastMilk helps recover from dieriya
If you are breast feeding your baby then you should continue feeding your child. Breastmilk is the best solution to keep baby hydrated if he is below 6 months of age.