How to get rid of worms at home - the best recipes

No one is immune to parasites. Traditional medicine offers various methods of struggle: infusions and decoctions of medicinal herbs, simple recipes from available products, healing and cleansing enemas.

The most common pests

Helminths See Location
Pinworm round in the small intestine, in its lower part
Ascaris round early small intestine, liver, pancreas
Vlasoglav round in the small and large intestine
fluke cat flat moat in the liver, gallbladder, pancreas
Toxocara larva round in muscles, liver, heart, lungs, eyes, brain
Echinococcus ribbon in the liver and lungs
Pork, bovine tapeworm ribbon in the small intestine

Symptoms of infection

Roundworms appear quickly, 2-3 days after infection, the general condition worsens, other species can be detected only after 2-3 weeks or more. If only one representative has settled in the human body, then he will live in peace for a long time and will go unnoticed. It can harm if it has grown in size (wide ribbon - from 2 meters).

Itching in the anus, usually at night, signals the appearance of pinworms. Some types of worms develop pathogenic microflora, release toxic substances, cause diarrhea, blood in the urine.

worm symptoms

The early stage of roundworm infection is characterized by deterioration of health, fever, dysfunction of the liver, spleen; an increase in the size of the lymph nodes.

Intestinal stage:

  • indigestion and stools, pain in the intestines;
  • nausea, loss of appetite;
  • lethargy, drowsiness, irritability.

The late stage is marked by coughing, choking; if the internal organs are damaged - bleeding.

Flatworms (acute form):

  • fever, weakness, fatigue;
  • allergies, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches;
  • bloating, nausea, cough, jaundice, prolonged paroxysmal pain in the right hypochondrium.

The chronic form is asymptomatic for a long time. The Siberian fluke can exist unnoticed by the owner for up to ten years. The result of his life will be cholelithiasis, chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver.

Tapeworms are prolific and resistant to external influences, they are long-lived. In addition to symptoms similar to diseases such as pancreatitis, cholecystitis, appendicitis, fatigue, headaches, shortness of breath, sudden weight loss, minor skin rashes and epileptic seizures may appear. If it penetrates the brain, it causes coma and even death.

Methods of infection

washing vegetables to avoid pest infestation
  1. Soil (earth) contains parasite eggs. Therefore, everything growing in the garden should be thoroughly washed under running water. Animals that roam the yard can carry helminths.
  2. By contact with a sick person or animal.
  3. Flies visit toilets and livestock habitats, then sit on the dining table, bread, dishes, a plate of food; leave parasite eggs there.
  4. Raw fish, undercooked meat.
  5. Water. Open the fresh water tank or well.
  6. An insect bite.

How to withdraw to an adult


The most effective prophylactic in the fight against worms. Known for its mild diuretic and laxative effect, the ability to quickly eliminate harmful substances. If the intestinal mucosa is damaged (when affected by worms), fresh carrots are needed. Two days - unlimited carrot diet: you can grate, squeeze fresh juice. Add vegetable oil to the salad. For 10 days, carrot juice in the morning. Only affects adults. May cause allergies.

pumpkin seeds

Delicious remedy. Suitable in all forms: raw, dried, fried, cooked, decoction or tea, with sugar, butter, honey.

Dilute crushed pumpkin seeds in a blender with cold boiled water. Add honey to taste. Eating hungry for an hour. This is followed by a cleansing enema. Excess leads to gastritis.

Infusion of flax seeds

flax seeds for worms

The infusion is prepared as in the previous recipe, poured with boiling water, infused for 5-6 hours with occasional stirring. For the treatment of ascariasis add cloves (10%). Contraindications: large doses (more than 6 tablespoons per day) cause the formation of hydrocyanic acid. Using this remedy for a long time causes the appearance of problems: constipation, bloating, etc.

You can also use flax seeds. To prepare it, take a tablespoon of flax seeds and boil it in 300 ml of water for about half an hour over low heat. The drug is drunk half an hour before meals three times a day, 100 ml each.

Flaxseed jelly is another very powerful remedy for various types of helminths for children and adults. To prepare it, a tablespoon of seeds is ground into flour and poured with a glass of boiling water. The mass is insisted for 3-4 hours, periodically shaking. Ready jelly should be drunk 100 ml before meals for 30 minutes. Children can receive 50 ml of therapeutic jelly. The course of therapy for parasites in the intestine is 7-10 days. If helminths are localized in the lungs, liver or gallbladder, you can take this remedy for 3-4 months.


Improves digestion, stimulates appetite; due to the content of essential oils and phytoncides, it has a strong effect on ascaris. It also inhibits putrefactive processes in the intestines. Garlic is added to milk, seasoned in Esmarch's cup, an enema is made of worms. These treatments are not suitable for people with stomach ulcers, gastritis, nephritis (kidney disease), cirrhosis of the liver.


A powerful tool in the fight against worms. Onion tincture for alcohol or vodka: pour finely chopped onion with alcohol in a ratio of 1 to 1, infuse for 2 weeks. Contraindications: allergic to onions.


Prophylactic: cleanses, strengthens the immune system. Able to get rid of worms in 3 days. Eat 10-15 grains throughout the day, chew well, on an empty stomach before eating. Contraindications: see garlic, individual intolerance.



Tansy - has a pronounced vermifuge and anti-giardia effect. The substances it contains, such as thujone, paralyze the parasites despite their defense mechanisms. Ascaris cannot bear contact with this substance and dies. The components of tansy also contribute to the increased production of digestive juice and bile. The recipe is simple: pour a spoonful of tansy flowers into a glass of boiling water. The drug is infused for an hour, then filtered. Should be taken 30 minutes before meals.

Mugwort. It has long been used in the treatment of parasites. It is extremely destructive not only to roundworms, but also to representatives of tapeworms, microorganisms and intracellular parasites.

In the treatment, wormwood tincture on alcohol is used, which should be taken 3 times a day before meals.

Celandine. Its decoction is one of the strongest remedies for giardiasis. Method of preparation: pour a teaspoon of celandine leaves with a glass of boiling water. Leave in a bain-marie for up to 20 minutes. Then let stand and cool for 1 hour. Filter the broth and take a third of a glass before meals.

Use of enema

An enema is produced quickly, cleans toxins and toxins, is practically harmless, effective against all types of parasites and normalizes bowel function. A hot solution is poured into Esmarch's cup and raised to a height of 1 meter. Before inserting the tube into the intestine, the tip is lubricated with petroleum jelly.

The person lies on their left side and pulls their knees up. The tube is inserted rectally. Take care that air does not enter the intestinal lumen. After removing the tube, it is necessary to hold the liquid for 10-15 minutes, then go to the toilet.

Folk remedies suitable for children

Garlic enemas are great for toddlers. They simply and quickly eliminate dust mites and pinworms. Babies can be offered treatment with juices, vegetable oil, medicinal herbs (wormwood, chamomile, tansy). If a child becomes ill, all family members should undergo preventive treatment, use the advice of specialists.

Treatment during pregnancy

Especially no different from the usual. The means used in the treatment of pregnant women should be gentle, less toxic and not cause irritation. With timely treatment of helminths, you can be sure that the child will not get sick.


  • heat treatment of meat and fish products;
  • wash hands thoroughly after going to the toilet, interacting with animals and before eating;
  • cleanliness in the premises;
  • pet health care.
wash your hands to avoid parasitic infestations


Leading doctors and researchers note that more than half a million cases of infection with helminthic invasions are recorded annually, more than 85% among children. That's a huge number! Larvae and emerging forms of parasites are particularly dangerous. Unlike an adult worm, which has settled in a certain place in the body, these forms grow and develop, move, and then settle in the organs, injuring the membrane and disrupting their functions.