Food Poisoning: Here Are Some Home Remedies To Cure Food Poisoning


Food poisoning is caused mainly by unhygienic food. Here are some of the home remedies for food poisoning that can be handy and easy to cure food poisoning.

Written By Chitra Jain | Mumbai | Updated On:
Food poisoning

According to research studies, food poisoning is caused mainly by improper and unhygienic food, which can increase and spread harmful bacteria in your body. Disease-causing bacteria are commonly found in meats, seafood and dairy products. However, we have also seen plagues of contamination in lettuce, melons, other fruits and vegetables, as well as a limited number of packaged and ready foods. Experts believe that disease-causing bacteria can never be fully eradicated from the food chain, and there is widespread agreement that infectious food contamination is on the rise—signifying a major risk to public health. Here are some of the home remedies for food poisoning that can be handy and easy to cure food poisoning.

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Home remedies to treat food poisoning

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is commonly known as vinegar made from apples. It has many health benefits, most vital of them being a remedy to food poisoning. It is one of the best treatment to cure food poisoning due to its alkaline effect.

Method of consumption:

  • Mix 2-3 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of hot water.
  • Consume the prepared drink before eating your meal.
  • If the problem persists, consume 2-3 teaspoons of undiluted apple cider vinegar for better results.

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Ginger plays a very significant role in reducing the symptoms of food poisoning.

Method of consumption

  • It is recommended to boil a cup of water with one spoon of grated ginger in it.
  • Add honey or sugar according to taste.
  • Alternatively, you can consume pieces of ginger directly. You are advised to consume them twice a day till the problem persists.

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Yoghurt and fenugreek seeds

Consuming yoghurt and fenugreek seeds is a cheap, effective and convenient method to cure food poisoning.

Methods of consumption

  • Just consume one teaspoon each of yoghurt and fenugreek seeds.
  • It is advised to just swallow the seeds and not chew them.


Lemon is considered as the 'king of remedies' as far as food poisoning is concerned.

Methods of consumption

  • Just mix one teaspoon of lemon juice with sugar and consume directly.
  • You can dilute it with lukewarm water.


Bananas are a good remedy to cure food poisoning as they are very light and easy to digest.

Methods of consumption

  • Consume at least one banana per day or have a banana shake to avoid and cure food poisoning.

DISCLAIMER: Sometimes the symptoms and effects of this disease might differ from person to person. It is best advised to consult a doctor for the diagnosis of this disease.

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