Bali Backpacker's Guidelines

Diarrhea

What causes a diarrhea?
A diarrhea can cause someone to feel very uncomfortable. In Indonesia usually it caused by:
Very Spicy foods. Too much chilli or spices.
Bacteria (E. Coli). Maybe your food or drink contaminated E. Coli. Usually it came from ice. You drink with indonesian ice. It’s made from unboiled water. Indonesian intestine become immune with this bacteria, but not for expat (american and european).
Toxic.

What local treatment for a diarrhea?
Indonesian usually treat diarrhea by:
Drink coconut water if your diarrhea caused by very Spicy foods. Too much chilli or spices.
Eat guava leaves or drink water from boiled sirih and water if your diarrhea caused by Bacteria (E. Coli). You also can drink modern herbs like Diapet NR for easy and simple reason.
Drink activated carbon tablet like Norit, New Diatabs or drink coconut water if your diarrhea caused by toxic .

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