How to Prevent and Manage E.Coli Infections with Ayurveda!

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E.coli stands for Escherichia coli, a bacteria which lives in the intestine of human beings and animals. Some strains of E.coli causes various infections like stomach upset, urinary tract infection, etc.

Causes of E.coli

  • Consumption of contaminated food and water.
  • Eating uncooked or improperly cooked meat.
  • Drinking unpasteurised milk.
  • Not washing hands properly after using rest room.
  • Swimming in pools with contaminated water.
  • Infected pets can spread infection to you.
  • Decreased immune level will make your more susceptible.

    Symptoms of E.coli

    • Indigestion
    • Watery or bloody diarrhoea.
    • Nausea/vomiting.
    • Abdominal cramps.
    • Delay in treatment may lead to kidney failure and death.

      Management of E.coli

      • Include sufficient amount of fluids like gruel, soups, buttermilk and pomegranate juice.
      • Drink sufficient warm water or boiled and cooled water.
      • Boil Musta, jeera, Coriander seeds and shunti in water and keep on drinking few sips every hour to prevent dehydration and abdominal cramps ( Shunti should be avoided in bloody diarrhoea).
      • Eat soft, light and easily digestible foods.
      • Avoid milk and its products, alcohol and aerated beverages.
      • Take proper bed rest.
      • Avoid taking antibiotics and antidiarrhoeal medicines.

      Ayurvedic Management of E.coli

      The following ayurvedic medicines are beneficial:

      Dadimashtaka churna.

      Vilwadi gulika

      Dhanvanthari gulika can be taken to reduce abdominal cramps



      DHANWANTHARI GULIKA TABLET also known as Dhanwantharam gulika is an ayurvedic medicine in tablet form. It serves as a first aid in the treatment of indigestion.

      It acts mainly on the vata dosha. Causes vatanulomana – restores normal pathway of vata

      Dosage:1 or 2 pills can be chewed or taken with water or jeera water.

      Prevention of E.coli
      • Wash your hands well after using the rest room and after coming home from public places.
      • Avoid eating roadside food and drinks.
      • Cook your food properly.
      • Use pasteurised milk.
      • Drink filtered or boiled and cooled water.
      • Wash fruits and vegetables well.

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      Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).


      3 Comments

      • Anubhav roy chowdhury

        Would like to know what Ayurveda medicines required to cure e coli tried antibiotics but didn’t eorked

      • Sudhakar upadhyay

        Treatment for e coli bactiria

      • Sudhakar upadhyay

        Treatment for e coli bactiria



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