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Video: Treatment Of Children From Worms With Folk Remedies
Treatment of children from worms with folk remedies
Treating children for worms is a serious task. Deciding whether folk remedies will suffice should be deliberate. Worms cause unpleasant symptoms and negatively affect human health, so they should be removed as soon as possible.
Treating children for worms is a serious task, as they cause unpleasant symptoms and negatively affect health.
Parasites in children
Most parasites can be removed at home. Severe helminthic infestations are treated in a hospital by parasitologists.
Due to the combination of curiosity with the inability to adhere to the rules of hygiene, children are more often adults exposed to helminthic invasions. Up to 80% of children aged 1.5 to 3 years are infected with parasites. Main reasons:
- hands not washed before eating;
- ingestion of earth with eggs of worms in the mouth;
- drinking water from questionable sources and eating vegetables or fruits from the ground;
- contact with infected animals;
- accidental and deliberate swallowing of water while bathing.
The most common parasites in children are pinworms and roundworms. Less common:
- intestinal pinworms;
One of the causes of parasite infestation is hands that are not washed before eating.
A child can become infected with helminths by drinking water from questionable sources.
Also, the cause of the appearance of worms is contact with an infected animal.
Children usually do not have access to raw meat and fish, they use boiled water and washed fruits, so flukes and cestodes in most cases do not appear in them.
Helminthiasis allows you to identify symptoms:
- weakening of the immune system and frequent colds;
- nervousness and moodiness;
- drooling and grinding teeth in sleep;
- change in appetite;
- dysbiosis symptoms;
- allergic skin rash.
To accurately determine the type of parasite, you need to see a doctor. He will order stool and blood tests. In some cases, the symptoms give the specialist enough information to determine which worms have appeared.
Some of the alternative methods for worms do not destroy parasites, but help the body during the treatment period and weaken the symptoms of helminthiasis.
Fruit and vegetable juices can help relieve symptoms of helminthiasis.
- chamomile tea;
- vegetable oils;
- fruit and vegetable juices.
Treatment includes the use of anthelmintics (herbal preparations, decoctions and infusions of plants) and enemas with liquids, which are prepared according to special recipes. In a family where a child has become infected with parasites, preventive treatment is required for all relatives. In addition, it is worth doing a wet cleaning at home with disinfectants.
During the period of treatment for worms, it is advisable to transfer the child to a vegetarian diet, if it is permissible for his age. It is recommended to add foods with a laxative effect to the diet.
Local treatment for pinworms
Pinworms are the most common parasite in children. Folk remedies allow you to quickly get rid of them.
While the baby is sleeping, female pinworms emerge from the anus and lay eggs on the skin.
The life span of pinworms is only a couple of weeks, so treatment is reduced to preventing the worms from multiplying and removing adults from the child's intestines.
While the baby is sleeping, female pinworms emerge from the anus and lay eggs on the skin. Traditional medicine advises 30-40 days at night to close the anus with cotton wool soaked in oil. To avoid self-infection of the child, it is advisable to iron his underwear with a hot iron.
If your child's age allows, you need to convince him not to lick his fingers and wash his hands more often. The infected person's bedding should be changed as often as possible and stretched out in hot water.
For treatment and prevention, it is worth adding oils to the child's diet:
- sea buckthorn;
- milk thistle;
- watermelon seed;
- pine nuts;
- apricot, grape seed.
For treatment and prevention, it is worth adding sea buckthorn oil to the child's diet.
Oils can be added to food or dripped onto a slice of bread. For older children, products from the pharmacy are suitable, for example, linseed oil in capsules.
Pumpkin seeds contain a substance called cucurbitin, which has anthelmintic properties. It is important not to peel the thin green skin of the seeds. For children under 7 years old, 150 g of seeds a day is enough, for older children up to 300 g. Treatment can be continued until the parasites are completely eliminated. Small children can be given crushed seeds with water.
Tansy contains the poisonous substance thujone, so it is dangerous to use it to treat children. In some cases, the use of this plant does not have negative consequences, but the possibility of individual reactions should be taken into account.
Children of the same age can have completely different weights, so do not rely on the advice of other parents.
Tansy contains the poisonous substance thujone, so it is dangerous to use it to treat children.
Folk remedies often contain tansy, so it is important to pay special attention to the ingredients of ready-made collections.
With the help of soda, you can create an alkaline environment in the intestines in which parasites are uncomfortable to live. For this, enemas with a glass of water and half a teaspoon of baking soda are suitable. It is useful if, after the enema is administered, the child waits 15 minutes before going to the toilet. The course of treatment is 7 days.
For treatment and prevention, it is useful to add garlic to the diet. It goes well with many dishes.
The course of treatment is 3 days. The resulting liquid does not have a pronounced garlic taste, so children usually agree to drink it.
Garlic water can also be used for enemas. They need to be done in the evening. It is not recommended to increase the number of cloves of garlic so as not to irritate the child's rectum.
In many cases, worms can be removed with folk remedies. If symptoms of helminthiasis appear, it is advisable to first establish the type of parasite and consult a doctor about the correct organization of treatment.