Deworming (sometimes known as worming, drenching or dehelmintization) is the giving of an anthelmintic drug (a wormer, dewormer, or drench) to a human or animal to rid them of helminths parasites, such as roundworm, flukes and tapeworm.
Everyone knows deworming is essential for one’s system. Some people don’t like taking drugs or medication so natural home remedies might be better off for you. So here are some natural ways that will help you detoxify your system and prevent any such infection.
1. Raw Papayas: Papayas are known to be extremely good for the stomach, as well as in preventing intestinal worms. The enzyme papain has anthelmintic properties that work against the parasite. You can use the raw flesh, seeds as well as the leaves.
How to use: Take 1 Tbsp of fresh raw papaya juice, add 3-4 Tbsp hot water and a drizzle of honey. Drink it early morning on an empty stomach. Grind papaya seeds into a fine powder and have it with a glass of warm water or milk, or sprinkle it in your glass of smoothie. You can boil the leaves in warm water, strain the mixture and have the filtrate along with water.
2. Coconut: Another ingredient which health experts commonly recommend when one suffers from stomach ailments is coconut. Coconut water works wonders in clearing toxins from the system and cooling it down. Coconut oil contains caprylic acid which has anti-parasitic and anti-bacterial properties.
How to use: Take 1 Tbsp of grated coconut with breakfast, followed by a glass of warm milk with 1 Tbsp castor oil after three hours. Or you can have 3-4 Tbsp extra virgin coconut oil daily. Coconut water works wonders in clearing toxins from the system and cooling it down.
3. Pomegranate: Another miracle ingredient that works wonders for the heart and overall health is pomegranate. According to Ayurveda, the bark of pomegranate tree contains an alkaloid called punicine, which has anthelmintic properties that help in getting rid of intestinal worms.
The bark of pomegranate tree contains an alkaloid called punicine.
4. Pineapple: Pineapple is a favourite tropical fruit and it comes with a host of health benefits. It is especially good for the stomach, aiding natural digestion and curing constipation. It contains a digestive enzyme called bromelain that is known to help in the breakdown of protein and combat intestinal worms. Pineapple is especially good for the stomach, aiding natural digestion and curing constipation.
How to use: Have fresh pineapple juice early morning on an empty stomach.
Should you develop complications from using these natural ways to deworm your system, please see your doctor.