Pinworms: Symptoms and Natural Remedies for Adults and Children

Pinworms, better known as intestinal parasites, can affect both adults and children although they are much more common in the latter. What are the symptoms and natural remedies to use in case of oxyuriasis?

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- pinworms, better known as intestinal parasites, can strike both adults and children although they are much more common in the latter. What are the symptoms and natural remedies to use in case of oxyuriasis?



Oxyuriasis is an intestinal infestation caused byEnterobius vermicularis. The main symptom is perianal itching. This type of problem mainly affects theintestine large intestine and anal area. A is involved small parasite of white color that looks like a worm.

Symptoms of oxyuriasis

Pinworm infection mainly affects i children with particular reference to school age and preschool age. Oxyuriasis is also called enterobiasi. Quite characteristic symptoms may appear in both children and adults, including anal itching, intestinal symptoms, and sometimes nervous disorders.

Il parasite reaches the perianal skin folds, where lays eggs, which hatch at the level of the duodenum. In the duodenum and ileum the eggs hatch and thus the formation of the adult worm takes place which passes from this area to the cecum tract. The eggs appear anal after about 20-40 days from the start of the infection.

Can appear: irritation of the perianal region and scratching lesions that risk becoming infected. Insomnia, irritability and convulsions are symptoms that can occur in children, while in women this problem can lead to an infection of the vaginal and uterine area and cause vaginal discharge and itching.

Natural remedies for intestinal parasites

What can we do if intestinal parasites are present in our bodies or in that of our children? Natural remedies for pinworms are mostly aboutsupply. We will therefore have to pay particular attention to what we eat.

It is also very important to contact your doctor to understand which treatment to apply on yourself or your children. Some foods can help us limit the proliferation of intestinal worms. In the case of children, especially when they are small, it is necessary to consult the pediatrician before intervening from the food point of view.

As for the foods and natural remedies suitable to counter the presence of intestinal parasites, we find in the first place garlic and onion. Garlic and onion should be used as real medicines, in small quantities, and only if and when needed. They are in fact very powerful natural remedies.

In the case of intestinal parasites i grandmother's remedies indicate to use garlic and onion both for food and for application on the parts to be treated where itching occurs. Garlic or onion smoothies in small quantities, for example, they are applied by mixing them with a topical cream for anal or vaginal use. Then there is a remedy that indicates leaving a sliced ​​onion to infuse in water for one night and then drink the liquid with the aim of eliminating parasites in the intestine.

Pinworms: Symptoms and Natural Remedies for Adults and Children

Another food and natural remedy considered useful for fighting intestinal parasites is represented by carrots. Carrots are usually a well tolerated vegetable that does not cause allergy problems. You can then try to consume both raw and cooked carrots several times during the day.

Some alimony more than others facilitate intestinal transit, resulting in easier elimination of toxins and parasites. Among these foods we find in particular bananas, persimmons, both fresh and dried plums, apricots, melon, grapes, prickly pears and figs. To create an inhospitable environment for parasites, based on natural remedies, you could try drinking a glass of water once or twice a day to which you have added a teaspoon of apple vinegar.

Don't forget to ask for more information on natural remedies for intestinal parasites to yours trusted herbalist so that I can suggest the best solution for your health conditions. Do you know and have you applied other remedies for intestinal parasites?

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