Diarrhea is the frequent passing of loose stools. If left untreated, diarrhea may cause dehydration, dizziness and fever. Simple home remedies can treat diarrhea effectively. One such effective home remedy is using the extract of pomegranate leaves and the fruit to stop loose stools. Pomegranate extract possesses lot of phytochemicals and tannins that makes it effective to cure conditions such as diarrhea.
From the three concentrations of pomegranate (punica granatum L.) leaf infusion that tested to white mice for 12% w/v, 24%w/v, 36%w/v, it could be concluded that concentration 36%w/v was the most effective in giving antidiarrheal effect due to it was equal with loperamide HCl.
Yuliani, N. N., Sambara, J. & Mega, S., 2016. Test of Antidiarrheal Effect of Pomegranate (Punica granatum L) Leaf Infusion to the Mature Male White Mice (Rattus norvegicus) which Induced by Oleum Ricini. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(2).
Drinking pomegranate juice has been shown to have antimicrobial properties against harmful bacteria that can exist in the stomach, such as eschericia Coli (e. Coli) or Bacillus subtilis, both of which can cause painful infections and serious stomach conditions. (Bhowmik, et al., n.d.)
Bhowmik, D. et al., n.d. Medicinal Uses of Punica granatum and Its Health Benefits. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry.
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