Potato starch from diarrhea and diarrhea in adults

Starch from diarrhea can help with mild stomach upset. More serious cases accompanied by acute pain and prolonged diarrhea that require immediate referral to a specialist.

Why do I get diarrhea

Diarrhea – indigestion in the form of frequent liquid stools, characterized by great loss of fluid. The diarrhoea often indicates there are any problems in the body:

  • pathology of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • viral infection;
  • food or chemical intoxication;
  • unsupervised use of medicines;
  • autoimmune disease;
  • cancer.

A pathological condition dangerous dehydration. When used properly, traditional recipes from diarrhoea are considered harmless to health. One of the most popular methods of getting rid of frequent watery stools is starch, which are able to improve health and eliminate symptoms.

Folk healers are often advised to treat a disorder of the digestive tract by using a potato starch, but if the diarrhoea becomes chronic stage, this method can only alleviate the symptoms but not get rid of the cause.

How can it help starch

The substance is able to accumulate in plants during photosynthesis, and is part of the cereals, wheat, potato tuber, maize, rice. This product, together with the sucrose is the source of carbohydrates, which are an integral part of the diet. Due to the complex chemical reactions the substance is processed into glucose, which, oxidized into water and carbon dioxide. This property starts the full operation of all internal organs.

Starch is a natural substance, a positive effect on the digestive system and has the following properties:

  • relieves inflammation of mucous surfaces of the intestines;
  • improves peristalsis of the colon;
  • binds and coats the intestinal contents;
  • heals damaged tissue.

Thanks to these properties, the products comprising the composition of this polysaccharide, successfully eliminates not only the diarrhea, but and peptic ulcer disease. Prepared on its basis, the jelly is able to absorb harmful substances and toxins, acting as an adsorbent.

In addition, the substance has the ability to reduce bad cholesterol and reduce atherosclerosis. Starch diarrhea gentle on the gastrointestinal tract and is binds to toxic compounds.

The substance is often used for diarrhea in infants: it is completely harmless to their health. However, in these cases, to self-medicate with caution: high probability of occurrence of rapid dehydration in newborns threatens to become fatal.

If the diarrhea is accompanied by pain symptoms at the side or are protracted, expert help is required immediately. These symptoms may be signs of irritable bowel and other serious diseases.


Starch powder can be applied in various embodiments, regardless of the causes of diarrhea.


Greater efficiency in the substance shown in the application in pure form. To eliminate an upset stomach, you need to swallow 1 tablespoon of a substance with a small amount of water. When severe diarrhea the use of tools can be repeated.

Often pure starch is used for diarrhea in adults. In addition, this method is suitable for treating pregnant women and during lactation.

If improvement is not observed after application of 2 spoons means you need to seek medical help.


The substance can be mixed with warm water in the following ratio: 1 tablespoon per ½ Cup water. Allowed re-use of a dose if diarrhea has not stopped.

Instead of water you can apply herbal teas based on medicinal plants: chamomile, lemon balm, mint. To prepare you need 100 ml of herbal decoction and 3 tablespoons of the dry powder. Use a means three times a day.


Most often potato starch from diarrhea used in the form of jelly. For this purpose, various fruit and berry culture, as well as rice or oats.

Astringent properties of the fruit drinks on the basis of the starch powder, made from pear and quince and raspberry, cranberry, blueberry jelly.

You need to prepare 50 g of powder to combine with warm water, stir until smooth. The resulting composition pour 2 liters of berry or fruit drink. Stirring constantly, cook the pudding for 4-5 minutes.

To prepare jelly from oats, will need oats, water, rye bread. Components leave for half a day, then boiled and added to the composition of the starch. The consistency of this pudding is reminiscent of fermented baked milk.


Rice contains a large amount of starch, and can be a great method to eliminate diarrhea. Easy concentrated infusion is prepared as follows. Boil on a moderate fire the rice is dissolved in 500 g of water for 1-1. 5 h. the Resulting tool strain and drink ½ Cup.

A more concentrated brothis prepared as follows. 125 grams of cereals, lightly fried in a skillet and grind in a blender. Rice powder is poured 600 g of water, bring to a boil and cook 30 minutes. Use broth 1/4 Cup three times a day.


To resolve diarrhea provoked by pathogenic factors, it is possible using the following recipe:

  • 5 g of starch powder;
  • 1 glass of water;
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar;
  • citric acid on the tip of a knife.

The ingredients are stirred until a homogeneous mass is diluted with 100 g of boiling water. Liquid allow to cool and add 5 g of iodine.

The use of the solution leads to the neutralization of pathogenic bacteria living in the gut. Iodine in combination with powder successfully eliminates fungi and bacteria, inhibits viruses, saving not only on liquid stools, but most of the causes of indigestion.

This tool is completely safe at any age. The maximum daily dose in children is 250 g for an adult – 800,

With goat fat

Goat bacon includes a large amount of vitamins and minerals, thereby rapidly absorbed by the body. During periods of rapid watery stool can be used both in pure form and mixing with starch powder.

To prepare you need starch, rice flour and goat fat. The resulting mash, take one teaspoon three times a day on an empty stomach.

This recipe will help with chronic diarrhea.

The treatment of children

The substance is not contraindicated for diarrhea in children. In the proper dosage it has shown excellent results.

Dry kids take most often refuse, but the jelly with the addition of starch seem very pleasant to the taste. For making jelly applied fruit and berry crops, which the child does not appear allergies.

In infancy jelly made with no sugar added and a more liquid consistency. For this purpose the following proportions: 1 teaspoon of powder to ½ Cup water. In the absence of allergic reactions in the composition, you can put a little honey.

If the baby-iskusstvenny powder, diluted milk mixture in the same proportions.

Concentrated rice water , for infants not recommended: it can cause constipation.

In addition, there is one more interesting recipe. For it will need:

  • 200 g of milk;
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar;
  • 12 g of the starch powder.

The milk is poured sugar, cook on the fire, add the powder, stirring continuously. The pudding is ready when it is thick enough.


The substance has no negative effects on the internal organs, and can cause allergic reactions. That is why it can be used in almost all. In rare cases, the product provokes flatulence and excessive gas accumulation, which leads to the emergence of infants ' pain symptoms in the abdomen. However, this condition occurs in rare cases, and quickly.

To use products containing starch, should be only with mild symptoms. When the strong intensity of the diarrhea this way to be treated is not recommended.

The main contraindications of the treatment product are:

  • fever over 37°C;
  • the presence of spasms in the intestines;
  • the appearance of blood streaks in stool;
  • flatulence;
  • pain when pressing on stomach.

Seek medical assistance should in case of diarrhea in the elderly and children under the age of six months.

Starch refers to those products that you can find in any home. Useful and affordable tool able to eliminate diarrhea in a short time. However, when you use any traditional medicine, be careful: some cases of diarrhea may indicate a severe pathological processes.