cholera

Treat Cholera Naturally

Though not a disease seen in Western countries often, cholera is still dangerous and deadly in countries that lack clean water, good cooking habits, and excellent hygiene. When traveling you should be aware of how your food is cooked and whether the water you drink is clean. Don’t eat fresh fruits and veggies without washing them in clean water first. It is highly contagious and should be treated immediately by a medical professional. Help your doctor out with these natural remedies, but you should not attempt to treat cholera on your own.

 

How do I know if I have cholera?

  • Watery, fishy smelling diarrhea
  • Stomach cramps
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry skin
  • Dry mucous membranes
  • Loss of elasticity in skin
  • Excessive thirst
  • Dehydration
  • Leg cramps
  • Muscle cramps
  • Heart palpitations
  • Low blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Exhaustion
  • Weakness
  • Sunken eyes
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness

 

How do I prevent cholera?

  • Only drink clean water
  • Only eat foods that have been prepared properly
  • Wash any fruits and vegetables before you eat them
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Keep yourself clean

 

How can I treat cholera?

Cholera is a serious medical conditions. Home remedies should not be used in place of traditional medical care but in conjunction with it.

Remember that cholera ravages the intestines so solid food, even if it is soft, should be avoided until cleared by your doctor.

  • Lemon juice, either in lemonade or by itself, is a great way to kill off cholera bacteria.
  • Guava root boiled in water can be drunk to help limit nausea and vomiting.
  • Onions and black pepper ground together can be used to help with thirst.
  • Coconut water is a great way to get nutrition into the body and to rehydrate.
  • Cucumber juice also helps alleviate thirst and rehydrate.
  • Make a coconut water and nutmeg infusion by steeping a little nutmeg in some coconut water to help with hydration, nausea and thirst.
  • Relieve visceral congestion by keeping the patient warm under a heated blanket or with a warm bath.
  • Prevent vomiting by apply cold packs to the stomach.
  • Avoid meats for as long as possible.
  • Be sure the patient drinks a cup of lime juice with honey every morning to help with healing.
  • Steam any veggies to make sure they pass easily through the digestive system.
  • Avoid dairy until cleared by a  doctor.
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