When putting together an herbal first aid kit, a few herbs for managing nausea and diarrhea are a must! Nausea brings a lot of discomfort, and diarrhea can lead to dehydration if it’s not brought under control, which can make a situation get serious! Being prepared with a few herbs to help these situations will bring the nausea and loose bowels to a stop.
Lets talk about some of the top herbs for nausea and diarrhea:
Ginger – Ginger root is clinically proven to decrease nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Slippery Elm – Soothes the entire digestive system and absorbs toxins in the bowels. Coats and relaxes stomach, kidneys, and bowels.
Activated Charcoal – Charcoal is really good for nausea that is associated with viruses, bacteria, or food poisoning. It absorbs toxins in the digestive system and flushes them out.
Peppermint – Peppermint is know as being powerful to calm nausea. You can buy the herb and make a tea with it by steeping 1-2 tsp. of the herb in a cup of water.