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DYSENTERY/PARASITES:

 

Simplified Pathology (TCM):

LI JI: dysentery due to invasion of epidemic damp and internal injury from the ingestion of raw, cold, or unclean food or drink, which hinders and damages the S and intestines

1)       Damp-heat

2)       Cold-damp

3)       Food-resistant

4)       intermittent

 

Considerations:

Fasting if possible until  diarrhea stops.

Keep diet simple, minimal, regular, and bland.

Replenish water with electrolyte solution (salt, purified water).

 

Recommendations:

Mung beans and rice.

Steam rice and boil mung beans. Can add salt, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cardamom, and chili pepper.