Natural Remedies for the Stomach Flu

Black Tea  

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Posted by Young Wife (Usa) on 01/07/2013
5 out of 5 stars

My husband has been throwing up about every 30 minutes for the past 5 hours. He asked for water - wouldn't stay down. I tried Gatorade - also wouldn't stay down. And that made me nervous because Gatorade has always worked! So I started browsing the web and came across this site. I found 1 bag of black tea in our pantry and made a small pot with it. I let it steep for a long while. I gave him a small mug and made him drink it in small sips. (I also had him slowly eat a tiny piece of crystallized ginger. ) He almost immediately threw up again. But! I think it was residual - from the Gatorade or something. The reaction was too quick. So I had him take just 1 more small sip and put a cold compress on his forhead. And he's finally asleep!! He's been alseep and quiet for just about 30 minutes now! Thank you!


Posted by Catherine (Pdx, Oregon) on 02/17/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I was sick to my stomach I had headache and nausea for two days. Anyhow I read about black tea I ran to my pantry and brewed the wonder black tea in the tea pot for a five minutes let it cool and drank it I felt better within twenty minutes it was amazing Thanks for the tip helped me so much.