Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Intestinal Worms

The main symptom of roundworms is anal itching, and all family members are exposed to the infection. We present to you some remedies so you can eliminate them.

The worms are housed in the lower part of the large intestine  and, usually, the most affected are children. To avoid its contagion it is necessary to look for a suitable remedy and to take extreme hygiene measures.

But how do they reproduce? Females work at night laying tiny eggs around the anus. In a case of infection, it is important that everyone at home carry out preventive treatment and take measures because the contagion happens just by touching sheets, food, or objects.

As long as the eggs exist, the infection will not go away. Since these can survive up to 2 weeks outside the body. That is, the same person can become infected because they stay in different parts of the body and the infection breaks out again by putting their hands to their mouths.

What are the symptoms?

Unfortunately, a large number of infections are asymptomatic. In particular, the affected person has itching around the anus that generally worsens at night. Observe these symptoms:

  • Lack of appetite
  • Abdominal distension.
  • Headache, nausea, and dizziness.
  • Weakness.
  • Yellowish face.
  • Teeth grinding, especially when sleeping.
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Intimate infections.

What steps can I take?

Once the doctor indicates the appropriate treatment, the worms will be gone in about 15 days. However, even if there are no earthworms, the eggs remain.

Therefore, it is recommended to repeat the treatment two weeks later since the possibility of re-infection is very high. Take the following into account :

  • You have to keep your nails cut and take extreme hygiene in your hands.
  • Wash the affected person's clothes with hot water and clean the home with a disinfectant.
  • Daily bathing is essential, especially in the anus area.
  • Avoid putting your hands to your mouth.
  • If there is an infected in the family, it is important that everyone is treated to prevent reinfection.
Natural remedies to fight earthworms

In addition to those measures we have mentioned, you can try some natural remedies that will help you fight parasites.

1. Garlic, pumpkin seeds and mint

Garlic, pumpkin seeds and mint to kill worms
Among the qualities of garlic stands out its antiseptic and antibacterial power, capable of eradicating earthworms. While pumpkin seeds are a rich source of zinc, it boosts the immune system. And the expectorant qualities of peppermint help soften adherent parasites.


  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of pumpkin seeds (10 g)
  • 3 mint leaves


  • First, chop the garlic and put it in a mortar.
  • Next, peel the pumpkin seeds and also put them inside.
  • In the same way, incorporate the mint.
  • Crush until a single mixture forms.
  • Drink 1 tablespoon a day of this preparation, do it for at least a week. If you think it has a very strong flavor, you can reduce it with water.
2. Peppermint with mineral water

The peppermint also acts as a natural antiseptic to help sterilize the body and reduce intestinal worms.


  • Peppermint leaves (10 g)
  • Mineral water (150 ml)

  • First, bring the mineral water to a boil and add the mint leaves.
  • Keep simmering for 5 minutes to focus.
  • Remove and let sit for 10 minutes until room temperature.
  • Then strain the infusion.
  • Drink 1 cup of the remedy a day on an empty stomach. Repeat for two weeks.

3. Thyme

Thyme is one of the plants that contain thymol, a substance that has bacterial effects capable of destroying fungi and pests. In addition to reducing flatulence and digestive system problems.


  • ½ liter of water
  • 2 tablespoons of thyme leaves (20 g)

  • To start, bring the water to a boil.
  • Then add the thyme leaves.
  • Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Wait for it to rest until it is warm.
  • Finally, strain and drink on an empty stomach.
It is essential that you do not mix it with other drinks for any reason and that you avoid sugars and flours. Drink it for a week.

4. Carrot juice with lemon

The carrots are an excellent partner for digestion since they are high in fiber. But also its antioxidant properties help purify the body. For its part, lemon provides antifungal benefits that help eliminate foreign substances in the body.


  • Carrots (300 g)
  • The juice of one lemon (5 ml)

  • First of all, you have to wash and disinfect the ingredients.
  • Later, with the help of the extractor, obtain the juice of the carrot.
  • Add the lemon juice.
  • You should drink the infusion immediately. Repeat the procedure for 3 days.
5. Brussels Juice

It's time for you to see Brussels sprouts with different eyes. They have a purifying effect, capable of eliminating liquids and bacteria.  Which helps keep the digestive system in balance.


  • Brussels sprouts (100 g)
  • Carrots (100 g)
  • Lettuce leaves (100 g)

  • First, wash the vegetables and mix them in the extractor.
  • Wait a few minutes until a single consistency form.
  • Drink the juice immediately after preparing it. Repeat the procedure for a week.

Ayurvedic home remedy for intestinal parasites

In Ayurveda, intestinal worm infection is known as krimi rig. Worm infestations are present in people of all ages but they are much more of a problem in children. They are the cause of common bowel complaints including diarrhea, dullness, anemia, weakness, abdominal pain, and cramps.

  1. Every morning, take one tablespoon of grounded coconut in breakfast. After three hours of breakfast, take around 50 to 60 ml of castor oil assorted with 250 to 350 ml of little warm milk. Repeat the course at least for a week to 10 days.
  2. Take fresh juice from green papaya. Now add three or four tablespoons of hot water in one tablespoon of this papaya juice and have it. After a couple of hours, have 50 to 60 ml of castor oil mixed in around 250ml of lukewarm milk. Repeat this process for two to three days.
  3. Chewing 3-4 cloves of garlic in the daily morning is possibly relieved to a person suffering from intestinal worms’ problem.
  4. Grate approximately one cup of carrot. Have this in the morning as a first thing. This is a very effective method for intestinal worm treatment.
  5. Papaya leaves are also very effective in the treatment of intestinal worms. Take around 250 ml of water in a vessel and add around 15 gm of dry papaya leaves in it and then boil the mixture. Strain it and have this solution with honey.
  6. Papaya seeds are also very beneficial in the treatment of intestinal worm. Powder the seeds of papaya and take 1 tsp this powder with one cup of water or milk as first thing in the morning.
  7. Take the herb of wormwood and make a fine powder of them. Now consume it in 10 to 15-gram doses daily. This is an easy and effective way of treating intestine worms. 
  8. Mix olive oil with wormwood oil in the ratio of 8:1. Have this mixture in dose 50 to 100 ml. Otherwise; one can mix wormwood oil with water for treating intestinal worms. Take 120 ml of water and add 2 ml of wormwood oil to it. Give this mixture as an enema for killing worms in the rectum.
  9. Take 1 tablespoon of mature pumpkin seeds. Now peel it and then cruse them. Now add this powder in 250 ml of boiling water, and have this solution. It is also very helpful in intestinal worm treatment.
  10. Take seeds of Butea and make a fine powder. One can consume in the form of a paste. In1 tsp of powdered seeds of Butea, add one tsp honey and make a paste. Have this 3 times a day.
Remember that we are all exposed to parasites, the important thing is to prevent or, failing that, seek treatment quickly. These treatments will help you to ensure that worms are not a problem