Tapeworm, a parasite that lodges in the small intestine of humans causing Taeniasis. Gets its name because in most cases the individual is a carrier of a single adult worm that can measure from 2 to 10 meters. The Tapeworm (taeniasis) is transmitted through undercooked meat-eating pork or cow and can cause various disorders to the host.
Symptoms of Taeniasis (tapeworm)
The person with tapeworms often no symptoms. Infestation can be noticed by the elimination of proglottids (worm pieces) through the feces. However, it can cause:
Weakness and fatigue;
Diarrhea or constipation;
Changes in appetite (very hungry or loss of appetite);
Nervous disorders, irritability and insomnia.
Can slow the growth of children and decrease productivity in adults.
Homemade remedy for tapeworms
The pumpkin seed tea is a good home remedy to treat taeniasis.
How to do: Peel the seeds and make a paste by mixing equal parts sugar and fragrant orange blossom water; taken in the morning fasting of 25 to 50 grams and for children from 60 to 80 grams for adults; two hours later, taking purgative castor oil.
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