Katuki is a very famous Ayurvedic herb used in treating liver diseases and fever. It is also used to relieve vomiting and hiccups. Here is one such simple home remedy.
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Natural remedy for vomiting – what you need?
Katuki powder (Kutki powder) – 1 gram
Honey – 1 teaspoon
Method of preparation
How to make?
Mix 1/2 – 1 gram of Katuki powder in a teaspoon of honey.
Nausea (vomiting sensation)
Half to one gram of Katuki powder along with a teaspoon of honey, once or twice a day.
How long to take?
It can be taken for a period of 3 – 5 days.
Shelf life (expiration date)
Katuki powder can be stored for a period of 3 – 6 months in an air tight container
Mode of action
How does it work?
Katuki promotes natural peristalsis.
It is also found to be very useful in hyper-acidity, gastric and duodenal ulcers in controlled doses (research)
It has hepato-protective action. It protects liver(research). Hence useful in vomiting associated with jaundice.
Safety in children, pregnancy
Safe for kids?
In a dose of 250 – 500 mg, Katuki can be administered to children, under the supervision of doctor.
Pregnancy and lactation?
Not enough data for its usage in pregnancy. Usually safe during lactation in lower doses.
Very high doses may induce vomiting and diarrhoea.
How to tackle side effects?
By having half a cup of milk and by consulting a doctor immediately.