Diarrhea Treatment: Home Remedies for Diarrhea (Loose Stool)


Diarrhea Treatment: Home Remedies for Diarrhea (Loose Stool)


Diarrhea is the passage of 3 or more loose or liquid stools per day. It is classified as a common, yet life-threatening disease in regions with poor hygienic sense. According to WHO, diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in children under five years. Globally, there are nearly 1.7 billion cases of diarrheal cases every year, killing around 760,000 infant children.


Diarrhea is caused by a host of bacterial, viral and parasitic organisms which spreads due to

    • Malnutrition (Includes consumption of undrinkable water)
    • Poor Sanitation (Mixing of feces in water)
    • Improper cleanliness


Signs and symptoms associated with diarrhea may include:

      • Severe abdominal or rectal pain.
      • Fever
      • Blood In stools
      • Nausea

Diarrhea also originates a sensation of unease and discomfort in the upper stomach with an involuntary urge to vomit.

Prophetic Diarrhea Treatment

Diarrhea is most common in under-developed countries, especially in regions where there is lack of hospitals and specialized doctors. The use of allopathic drugs is expensive and brings various side effects. This is where Tibb e Nabvi steps in and provides us a cheap and simplified Diarrhea treatment by using easy practices. Following are some solutions that can be used as home remedies for diarrhea treatment.


1Drink Honey With Warm Water

Honey is an effective home remedy for various diseases and enjoys special significance in Tibb. The best way to reap the antibacterial benefits of honey is to mix a teaspoon of honey in a cup of warm water and drink it as the first thing in the morning. When the patient is suffering from the disease badly, increase the intake by twice or thrice a day and be patient. Its effects are not instant but ultimately eradicate the cause without any side effects. Honey is one of the best home remedy for Diarrhea treatment. There are several verses in Quran highlighting the outstanding healing powers that Almighty has preserved in Honey.


“There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who give thought”. Quran (16:69)

A Sahabi once came to Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. complaining about diarrhea troubling his brother. Our beloved Prophet S.A.W. said, (Narrated by Abu Said Al Khudri Radi Allaho Anh in Sahihain)

“Give him some honey”.

How Does Honey Work?

Honey blocks the attachment of the pathogenic bacteria to the intestinal cells, thereby lowering your risk of infections and preventing you from gastrointestinal tract (GI) infections. Honey dissolves excessive moisture and harmful substances collected in the intestine. Modern Medicine has also recognized the effectiveness of honey for treatment of Diarrhea and other diseases. WHO prescribes the use of honey daily in breakfast?