Natural remedies to eliminate intestinal worms

The Intestinal worms, those little white and annoying worms that measure barely one centimeter are the pinworms. These worms lodge in the intestine and do not go unnoticed as their presence becomes noticeable through bothersome and sometimes persistent itching when they reach the anus.

In addition to the uncomfortable itching they produce nervousness, discomfort, irritability. They affect all age groups although it is more frequent in children. The earthworms are found in the earth and often reach the intestine by consuming vegetables or poorly washed products from the land.

It is very common that children suffer from these parasites so annoying because being on the ground or on the ground, the child when playing with the earth is easily infected. The worms remain under the fingernails and reach the digestive system when the children or people who get infected put their hands to their mouths.

The itching occurs because the female worms put the eggs in the anus, these itching warn us that we are contaminated with worms. Although the itching may appear at any time, it is during the night when it becomes more intense and worsens.

The symptoms that cause intestinal worms

There are several symptoms that generally cause the annoying and feared intestinal worms. The most common are the following:

  • The itching in the anus or between the genitals and the anus.
  • Lost of sleep, insomnia.
  • Nervousness, irritability.
  • In the case of girls and women can cause infection in the vagina.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • In the case of children, it can produce nocturnal enuresis (wetting in bed).

Measures to avoid the contagion of earthworms

Once there is a member of the family affected by worms, extreme hygiene measures should be taken because their contagion occurs easily:

  • Wash clothes both bed and underwear of the infected person apart from the rest of the family and with hot water at more than 60ÂșC.
  • Frequently wash the hands, especially to incise under the nails with a nail brush.
  • Daily shower
  • Wash the genitals and the anus at least once a day or after each stool, and then wash your hands and nails well.
  • Avoid scratching the anus.
  • Do not put your hands to your mouth or your nose.

In addition to the hygiene measures described above, if the problem does not disappear, you should consult your doctor so that you can carry out a timely review and prescribe the most appropriate antiparasitic medication.

Some remedies prepared with natural products can help us fight earthworms if you prefer to opt for natural products.

Natural remedies to eliminate intestinal worms

The natural remedies that we facilitate then we must follow them for 15 days to try to eliminate both the worms and eggs and larvae.

Grated lemon peel

The lemon has purifying and antiparasitic properties. We wash the skin of a lemon well and grate it. Then add a teaspoon of honey and mix. We take this preparation every morning, fasting, for 15 days.

Tisane of honey and lemon


  • A tablespoon of honey.
  • 250 ml. From mineral water.
  • The juice of a lemon.
  • 2 drops of lemon essential oil.


We put the water to heat and once hot we remove from the fire.

Add honey to the water and stir to dilute.

Next we add the lemon juice and the essential droplets.

We remove everything together.

We take this preparation on an empty stomach, every day for 15 days.

Peppermint infusion

Peppermint possesses many beneficial properties for our organism and also favors us to help us expel the worms.


  • Some leaves of mint.
  • 200 ml. From mineral water.


We put the water to boil and when it starts to boil add the mint leaves.

We keep boiling for 3 minutes.

Remove from heat and let stand the infusion covered for 10 minutes.

Then uncover and strain the infusion.

From this infusion we will take one cup a day, preferably on an empty stomach and for 15 days. This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.

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