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What is Dysentery?

Dysentery is passage of watery stool with blood and mucus with gripping pain in abdomen. Generally, it is caused by amoebic infections. In Ayurveda, it is called as "Pravahika".

  • Powder of pomegranate rind in dose of 10 grams, twice daily is an effective remedy for dysentery.
  • One teaspoon of bale unripe bale fruit pulp with sufficient quantity of jaggery taken thrice daily will relieve dysentery.
  • 2 teaspoon of isabgul powder in 1/2 glass of water before going to bed.
  • Pieces of onions mixed with curd and equal parts of tender coriander leaves. Chew slowly.
  • 500 mg of latex of Banyan tree, twice daily, controls dysentery.