What are some home remedies for stomach worms in Children.

There are some easy ways to get rid of stomach worms in children without using very strong medicines. Usually, it is a profusion of intestinal worms that will have a tendency to reside in children, as opposed to ringworm's or tapeworms. That is not to say that you child may not have the latter. It would require a medical examination to determine if the child is suffering from things like tapeworms, however. A medical examination will reveal what kind of worms are causing problems with your child. If you know what kind of worms are bothering the child, it is easier to get rid of them. However, there are some remedies you can employ to take care of all types of worms.

Coconuts are generally considered the best remedy to get rid of worms of all kinds. Take fresh coconut and grate it finely. Boil it with some milk so that it becomes thickish and dry and then feed this to the child about four times a day. It will take a week for the worms to get flushed out of the child's system. You can also give the child a teaspoon of warm castor oil before bedtime. This will flush the worms out in stools. However, it is not advisable to do this for more than two nights in a row, as it may result in diarrhoea. Organic vinegar is another excellent remedy to remove worms. Drinking a tablespoon of organic vinegar with a cup of warm water twice a day is a good way to remove worms painlessly.

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