What is Appendicitis?
Appendicitis is a condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed, painful and filled with pus. The appendix is a small finger shaped structure that extends from the large intestine and it is on the right side of the abdomen.
Symptoms of Appendicitis
The following are the common symptoms of appendicitis:
- Sharp pain in lower right abdomen Coughing or sneezing increases abdominal pain
- Inability to pass gas (break wind, fart)
- Loss of appetite
- Painful urination Severe cramps
Appendicitis is most often treated with a combination of surgery and antibiotics. However, if detected at an early stage, appendicitis can be treated with the help of appendicitis home remedies.
Home Remedies For Appendicitis:
Ginger helps in treating nausea and vomiting, often found associated with appendicitis, thanks to its anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and antioxidant properties. It can be consumed by adding it to the foods, as a variety of tea or directly as small raw slices after keeping it with rock salt for some time.
Garlic has been used for centuries in different kinds of disease conditions due to its extensive healing properties. Garlic due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties has proved to be highly effective in reducing pain, inflammation and in reducing infection in appendicitis condition. Garlic can be used as food supplement or in its raw state to cure appendicitis.