Rice Remedy for an Upset Stomach

A very good idea for an upset stomach. Boil a 1/2 cup of rice with 2 cups water until done. Drain off liquid, let it cool and drink it.

By Kathleen from Dothan, AL

February 10, 20090 found this helpful

I have been using this remedy for years and can affirm that this does actually work!

It helps dogs too who also get an upset tum!

Monique :)

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February 11, 20090 found this helpful

Dumb question! Drink the liquid you drain off or the rice?

Thank you! I'm anxious to try.

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February 12, 20090 found this helpful

I believe that you are supposed to drink the rice water after it has cooled down.

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February 12, 20090 found this helpful

This is indeed an OLD OLD home remedy. My father-in - law told me about it for our babies years ago. I also made it for him when he was ill. Coming up 57 years. How time flies. Yes, it is also good for dogs, add a little rice and the rice water to their food. Used it many times for our doxies. GG Vi

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February 13, 20090 found this helpful

This is a good idea with the rice water, and I wouldn't have thought of it. You can also eat the rice, because it's part of the BRAT diet: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. My doctor recommended BRAT when I had gastroenteritis, and it was the only thing I could keep down for almost a whole month until the illness worked its way out of my system.

There's not nearly enough protein in the BRAT diet, but if you can keep down a little chicken broth (I had ramen -- hey, it was college), or maybe a LITTLE ground lamb boiled in with the rice, that will help too. I say lamb because unlike beef, it's very gentle on the system, as meats go.

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