We were concerned to hear The Queen was admitted to a London hospital yesterday (Sunday) with suspected gastroenteritis. However, following an assessment for the symptoms of the illness, she has left the hospital today (Monday).
After being taken to London’s King Edward VII’s Hospital as a precaution on Sunday – her first hospital stay in 10 years – The Queen is now back home and in “good health.”
Causing inflammation of the stomach lining and intestines, gastroenteritis – or gastric flu – can be transmitted via contact with an infected person or contaminated food and drink.
Symptoms can include vomiting, fever and stomach ache and we recommend a few natural remedies for combating them.
In homeopathy, common remedies for gastroenteritis include minute quantities of arsenicum, ipecacuanha, and podophyllum, while aromatherapists recommend five drops of basil (which possesses antispasmodic and prevents gastric spasms), oregano (anti-viral as well as anti-bacterial and cytophilatic) and lavender (which has soothing anti-spasmodic attributes) each to 30 ml of any carrier oil.
We also love this home remedy from Homeveda.com for effectively treating the symptoms of the condition:
Have you ever suffered from gastroenteritis? Do you know anyone who has?