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Prevention of diarrhea and its first aid treatment- “Diarrhea”

Prevention of Diarrhea Wash hands well before eating. Use sanitary latrines. Wash hands well with soap and water after defecation. Do not eat exposed food or food purchased from unhygienic food handlers. Control flies infestation. First aid Give oral re-hydration therapy, which consists of water mixed with salts ( 1 liter of boiled water plus 2 tablespoons of sugar or honey and ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon of sodium...

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First aid treatment of diarrhea its causes and diagnose- “Diarrhea”

Diarrhea It is passage of watery loose motions. It can be mild or severe. It can be acute onset and short duration, or chronic, lasting for many days. It is more common and more dangerous in young children, especially those who are malnourished. It has many causes. Infection due to consumption of contaminated food is the commonest cause. Indigestion, malabsorption, liver disorders, and use of drugs like ampicillin are other...

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Mechanisms of Action of Poisons-Poisoning

Mechanisms of Action of Poisons- Poisoning Poison                          Mechanism of action Ingested poisons – They act directly on the digestive tract causing pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.      Corrosive poisons – on swallowing, they burn tissues severely , e.g. lips, mouth, esophagus, and stomach. Fumes and gases – they cause choking, which may lead to difficulty in breathing and unconsciousness. Chemical poisons – their toxic effects may be seen on the...

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Medicinal use of Yarrow in in Measles, Chickenpox, Smallpox, Hair Fall, Leucorrhoea

Yarrow: Achillea millefolium – milfoil Part used: Whole plant Astringent, tonic, alterative, diuretic, vulnerary Excellent for bleeding from the lungs. If the tea is taken freely at the beginning for a cold, mixed with elderberry blossom and peppermint, and one remains in bed, it will break up a cold in twenty- four hours., yarrow is also useful in eruptive diseases such as measles, chickenpox and smallpox. It has a very...

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Medicinal use of Witch Hazel in Diarrhea, Nose Bleed, Haemorrhoid

Witch Hazel: Hamamelis virginica Part used: Bark and leaves Astringent, tonic, antichloristic, haemorrhages from lungs, stomach, uterus, bowels. Good in diarrhea and as an enema. For nose bleed, snuff tea up nose. Inject tea for haemorrhoid. Will restore circulation. Excellent as a gargle.

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Medicinal use of Wild cherry in TB , Bronchitis , Fever, Coughs, Diarrhea, Blood pressure

Wild cherry: Prunus Virginiana Part used: Inner bark Mild tonci, sedative, pectoral, aromatic, astringent Excellent in TB , bronchitis , fever, coughs which are loose. Do not use for dry coughs. Good for diarrhea in children. Good in indigestion, asthma, cold and flu. Also good to reduce blood pressure. Do not boil wild cherry.

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Medicinal use of Slippery Elm in Dysentery, Diarrhea, Bronchitis

Slippery Elm: Ulmus Fulva Part used: Inner bark Demulcent, emollient, nutritive Useful in dysentery, diarrhea, diseases of the urinary tract and bronchitis. The bark chewed will relieve heartburn. Externally, as a poultice, it is useful for inflammations, boils, etc. also effective for rectal and vaginal suppositories. Chew and swallow the juice for minor sore throat. It is an antidote for many poisons. Acts same as the white part of egg....

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Medicinal use of Gajpit in Constipation, Sore Throat, Worm Disease

गजपीठ यह छोटा-सा पौधा जड़ी-बूटी ज्ञान में अपनी अलग से एक पहचान रखता है जैसे कि आप चित्र में इस पौधे की चित्र देख रहें हैं । इसके पत्ते बहुत चौड़े और उनके अंदर से फलदार डंडी निकलती है । इसकी तासीर गर्म, रुक्ष, तीक्ष्ण तथा कब्ज को दूर करने वाली है । अतिसार, श्वास, कंठ और कृमि रोगों से मानव को बचाया जा सकता है । Gajpit This little...

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