# Add some
prevent dehydration make a mixture of 1 liter boiled and cooled water with
4 teaspoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt and drink as much as you can,
specially after a watery stool.
# Stem the runs
Mix 1 tablespoon powdered cinnamon bark with one cup of hot water. Steep
for 10 to 15 minutes. Cinnamon, a natural astringent, dries up your bowel.
||# Bulk out
Strangely enough, banana is good therapy for
constipation as well as the runs. Boil a raw banana, mash, add a
pinch of salt and butter, eat.
# Blind with spice
Blend 1 teaspoon cumin-seeds, 1/4 tsp methi seeds, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds,
1/4 tsp dil (suwa) seeds, 1/2 tsp ajwain seeds. Roast on a low flame Add a
pinch of heeng and salt and stir for a minute. Make a course powder when cool and store in an air tight jar. Mix 1/2 tsp of powder with 1 tsp
of curd. Eat twice a day for quick relief.
This mixture is also good for chronic flatulence and dyspepsia. The
fenugreek (methi) alone stimulates the digestive process as well as the
metabolism in general. The other spices have properties that have still
not been scientifically evaluated.
# Yahoo yoghurt
The friendly bacteria in yoghu(dahi) helps vanquish the baddies and keep
your gastrointestinal tract working properly. Eat a cup daily, not just
when you have diarrhea.