Stomach flu symptoms and first aid

, Stomach flu symptoms and first aid

The stomach flu symptoms are sometimes even worse than the symptoms of regular flu. However, there are some plants and tricks, which can help you to beat this flu.

Stomach flu is inflammation of the digestive tract membrane, and despite of its name, the actual, regular flu is not the reason for the stomach flu. It is most often caused by other viruses, and sometimes it’s about serious bacterial infections. In the case you feel the stomach flu pain, the best thing would be to consult with the doctor, but you can find the first aid for stomach flu in your kitchen.


Gastroenteritis is usually accompanied by symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and often fever, chills, nausea and dizziness. In case of these symptoms, the main thing is to make sure you are hydrated sufficiently; therefore you must increase the liquid intake and drink plenty of water, fresh juices and teas.

First aid

In order to avoid losing lots of fluid, eat bananas and apples (with bark), and instead of purchasing drinks electrolytes make your own drink. The simplest recipe is to mix 1 tsp of salt with 8 tsp sugar and dissolve all that in 1 liter of water. To improve the taste, you can add some homemade syrup or green tea.

A light chicken soup is also excellent cure for stomach flu, but the rice guide. Consume foods rich in probiotic and probiotic yoghurts.


The root of this plant can be ideal when it comes to alleviating the symptoms of nausea and stomach flu. You can try it with one to two cups of ginger tea or eat candy from the ginger roots.

Olive leaf extract

It is very effective in the fight against E. coli and the bacteria Helicobacter pylori. You can take capsules or drink olive leaf tea. If you often have problems with bacteria, incorporate this tea in the regular drinks.

Cinnamon tea

Cinnamon may reduce vomiting and diarrhea. In a cup of boiling water, add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1 cinnamon stick, cover and let sit for 10 minutes. Strain and drink.

Chamomile, mint and celery

Chamomile tea or mint tea calms the stomach and can help organism to clean the virus. Although it sounds strange, try the celery tea. Cook stalks of celery in water 7-10 minutes. Strain and drink warm.

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