We would also suggest the following:
Slippery elm: Calms irritation by coating the lining of the intestinal tract. It adds bulk to the stool and eases diarrhoea.
Chamomile: Reduces inflammation and quietens spasms in the gut. Tea, Tincture or Capsule.
Berry leaf teas: Blueberry, blackberry or raspberry. Decrease inflammation and the secretion of fluids in the intestines.
– Listed by Sharon Olivier, February 2021
Diarrhoea – Carrot soup: cook 1/2kg carrots in 150ml water till soft. Strain the pulp. Add enough water to make 1 litre. You can add 3 to 4 Tbsp of salt. Take small amounts every half an hour. – Listed by Sharon Olivier, April 2020
Diarrhoea – Take some buttermilk with a pinch of salt and take 3 to 4 times per day. – Listed by Sharon Olivier, April 2020
Diarrhoea – Take 1 tsp of fresh mint juice with a tsp of lime juice and a tsp honey. Take 3 times daily. – Listed by Sharon Olivier, April 2020
Diarrhoea – Take 50ml of pomegranate juice regularly, especially when weak. – Listed by Sharon Olivier, April 2020
Diarrhoea – Eat some cooked or baked apples. – Listed by Sharon Olivier, April 2020
Grate an apple and sprinkle brown sugar on it. Wait until the apple turns brown. Then eat. This will bind the stomach and stop the diarrhoea. It can also be used for an upset stomach. If it doesn’t work the first time, the second time it will. – Listed by Carolyn Boettger, February 2019
Drink a glass of lukewarm water with a slice of fresh lemon, 1st thing in the morning. For a runny tummy – Listed by Shirley Reiche, March 2018
Very good for a tummy, buy about 3-4 blocks of Camphor and break it up into small pieces, mix it with 2liters of water, shake it very well. Take a small glass of the mix every 2-3 hours or every hour if necessary. Very good for cramps and running tummy. – Listed by Petronella van Jaarsveld, February 2018
Running tummy – Plain boiled pasta maybe a bit of salt for taste. Binds almost immediately. – Listed by Linda Lipschitz, February 2018
Running tummy – Barley water (just the water that you cook the barley in), stops within the second cup. – Listed by Elize Van Rensburg, February 2018
I teaspoon of Maizena stirred in half a cup of water. Given to kids for a runny tummy, one tablespoon after every poo will stop it in one day. – Listed by Temarie Sutherland, February 2018
For Serious tummy runs, boil rice with a bit of extra water. Drink the water from the rice. Works well! – Listed by Shirley Reiche, February 2018
Pasta no sauce maybe a bit of salt for taste, binds tummy fast. – Listed by Linda Lipschitz, February 2018