Intestinal Worm Treatment

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Intestinal Worm Treatment

Nov 14th 2013, 07:50

What are Intestinal Worms?

Intestinal worms are parasites, which thrive in the intestines of another organism. Parasites enter the human body in one of four ways through food and water, through transmitting agents, such as a mosquito and sexual contact and also through nose and skin. Even though there are thousands of parasites that infect humans, only four are very harmful. They are:

Roundworm (spreads through food and water)

Pinworm (spreads from person to person)

Intestinal Worms: Roundworm

Whipworm (spreads through food and water)

Tapeworm (spreads by eating raw or undercooked meats)

Intestinal Worms: Tapeworm

Symptoms of Intestinal Worms

Worms can live within our intestines for years without causing any symptoms. But they can start troubling us with some of the following symptoms:

Stomach pain

Symptoms of Intestinal Worms: Stomach Pain



Weight loss

Symptoms of Intestinal Worms: Weight Loss


Passing a worm in your stool

Itching around the rectum (where you excrete solid waste)

Common Causes of Intestinal worms

Eating contaminated food

Drinking contaminated water

Poor sanitation

Using human excretion as fertilizer

Poor personal hygiene

Eating raw and uncooked meat

Causes of Intestinal worms: Raw and Uncooked Meat

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms

Tip 1:

Carrots are known for treating intestinal worms. Grate 2 pieces of carrot and eat them on an empty stomach in the morning. Doing this daily will not only help get rid of parasites but also prevent parasite attack in the future.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Carrots

Tip 2:

1 tablespoon raw Papaya juice mixed with 1 teaspoon of honey to be taken, first thing in the morning. This should be followed by a glass of warm milk, to which 1 teaspoon of Castor oil has been added. This treatment should be done for 2 days.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Papaya, Honey and Milk

Tip 3:

A mixture of pomegranate bark and water should be given thrice a day to adults and children suffering from worm infestation. The bark of pomegranate tree contains punicine, which is highly toxic to intestinal worms.

Tip 4:

A mixture of ground pumpkin seeds and water can help to expel tapeworms.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Pumpkin Seeds

Tip 5:

Garlic has strong anti-fungal and antiseptic properties. Eating 3 cloves of raw garlic per day can help get rid of all types of intestinal worms.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Garlic

Tip 6:

Coconut is another useful remedy for intestinal worms. Take a tablespoon of ground coconut during breakfast followed by 30ml of castor oil after two and half hours.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Coconut

Tip 7:

Wormwood is a powerful herb that has been used since ancient times to treat intestinal worms. Drink a mixture of wormwood oil and olive oil to get rid of worms.

Tip 8:

Have a mixture of a tablespoon of bitter gourd juice with a glass of buttermilk once a day for three days continuously. This is another effective home remedy to get rid of intestinal worms.

Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms: Bitter Gourd

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