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Answered 2010-09-03 12:01:40

In the Philippines, boiled Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus, called "Tanglad") with sugar and crushed ginger is a traditional tonic given for diarrhea. Ordinarily, it is a stomachic for children.


Boil 10 leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes; add a tablespoon of sugar and one small piece of crushed ginger.


Adults : 1 cup, 3 times daily and after each loose bowel movement.

Children :

  • Babies - 1 tablespoon 3 times daily and after each loose bowel movement
  • 2-6 years - 1/4 cup 3 times daily and after each loose bowel movement
  • 7-12 years - 1/2 cup three times daily and after each loose bowel movement.
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