Effective Home remedies and natural treatments for Bulimia

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Bulimia is also known as bulimia nervosa. This is an eating disorder. This kind of disorder is characterized by binge eating and is followed by purging, which in most cases is a form of vomiting. People suffering from this disorder use diuretics and laxatives, which have the same effect as excessive exercise when people want to lose weight.

When people are suffering from bulimia, they are also having problems with their brains. They have emotional and psychiatric conditions such as mood swings, depression, low self-esteem, and chronic anxiety.

In some other cases, this disorder can be the reason for suicide. The number of people who are suffering from bulimia is increasing. Women are the riskiest category of people who are suffering from bulimia.

There are many studies in which is shown that the number of women who are suffering from bulimia is really high compared to men. This is caused because women have images of how they should look (this means their body shape and size). This is not a disease but is disorder. Because bulimia is an eating disorder, there are no natural cures that will help in the treatment. There are many cases that have shown that there are some combinations of medicines and natural cures which are helping against this disorder.

8 Natural cures and Home remedies for Bulimia


Orange, bulimiaThis fruit is known as an appetite regulator. When people consume a few slices of orange before they have a meal, the oranges stimulate their appetite. If you are eating oranges every day and you are eating them before your meal, then this is decreasing your desire to binge eat. When this situation is present, then you are having a beginning of bulimia. Also, there are high levels of Vitamin C which are found in oranges. This vitamin acts like an antioxidant, which means protecting the body from any kind of disease. Also, this vitamin has another excellent function, and that is to produce collagen. Collagen is very important for the body because this element repairs damaged cells and tissues. This function is vital as part of the healing process of bulimia. [1]


Bulimia is an eating disorder that, in most cases, is combined with some emotional or physical disorder. When people are trying just to cure their eating disorder (bulimia) without trying to cure their anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and mood swings, then they are not having the right treatment for their condition.

If you are suffering from bulimia, you cannot cure just one part of your disorder. This will not cause your bulimia to go. If you want to have the perfect natural treatment for your condition, then you should use ginseng.

This is one of the most wonderful natural cures for bulimia. It not only helps to stimulate your appetite but also soothes compulsive behavior and trouble; it relaxes stress and nervousness and boosts your mood. This is one of the best natural treatments for bulimia which is recommended by many famous doctors. They have proved the effects of ginseng.

There are supplements and extracts of ginseng which are available all around the world. You can find these forms of ginseng in many herbal substances. It is one of the most effective natural treatments you can use for bulimia. But before you decide to use ginseng for your condition, you should talk with your doctor if this natural cure will help you. Also, you should ask your doctor about the recommended daily intake amount. [2]


Salmon is a kind of fish which is having high amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids. Also, this kind of fish possesses some kinds of minerals, which are very difficult to be seen in other products. These properties make salmon one of the best home remedies for treating bulimia. This is the result of the rebalance of the organism, which has gone better when people are consuming salmon.

Also, salmon gives the organism all the useful nutrients not found in the organism when people are suffering from bulimia. Also, the Omega-3 fatty acids which are found in the salmon increase mood, keep mental balance, and also it is reducing stress and anxiety, which can be reasons for compulsive behavior.


When people add spinach to their diet, then they increase the health of their bodies. Also, this green vegetable is high in folic acids. When people use spinach in their diet, they add folic acids to their bodies, which is very helpful for decreasing the depression caused by bulimia. This is one of the healthiest vegetables in the world.

Also, this vegetable can rebuild your digestive health and digestive system [3].

Because this function is available when people consume spinach, their eating disorder is improving in two ways. Not only are people decreasing their bulimia, but also they are improving their emotional and physical health. This vegetable is one of the healthiest vegetables, which is improving both conditions of bulimia. Many medical experts are recommending spinach to be used as a natural remedy for bulimia.

Aloe Vera

People who are suffering from bulimia have bad images of their bodies. Also, they are having depression, anxiety, and stress. When people are suffering from bulimia, then they should use Aloe Vera as their natural treatment.

When people suffer from bulimia, their eating disorder is accompanied by purging and binge eating. People who are suffering from bulimia are often trying to have some medicines which will help them to lose weight; instead, they try to exercise.

When they are torturing their body this way, they often bloat. But when people gain weight after losing some weight, they again have low self-esteem and a bad image of their body weight and the shape of their body; then this circle happens again and again.

Aloe Vera is one of the best home remedies when people have bulimia and they have upset stomachs. When people use Aloe Vera as their natural remedy for bulimia, they have reduced the bloating, and their general health improves. Also, this herb can help you eliminate those dangerous triggers that can worsen your condition.


People who are suffering from bulimia should use tea as their natural remedy. Many kinds of teas are very helpful for people with bulimia, such as Ginger tea, herbal tea, Chamomile tea, and fennel tea [4].

There are many health benefits in these kinds of teas which are very helpful are healing the emotional disorder in people diagnosed with bulimia. Also, when you are consuming tea, you are not just improving your mental and emotional health, but also you are adding health benefits to your organism, which are very important for keeping the health of your whole body. Also, when you are suffering from bulimia, you should drink tea constantly, which can help you a lot in treating this disorder.

You should consult your doctor about the kind of tea you should use. Your doctor will tell you the recommended daily intake amount, and also he or she will tell you what kind of tea is the best for your health.

Juice fasting

This fasting means that you have to consume fresh juices throughout all your day. You should not consume fresh juices before your breakfast. Instead of it, you can use cereals which will be your breakfast. For the rest of the day, you should use juices of fresh fruits. But not only that you can consume juices from fruits, but also you can add vegetable juices to your diet.

Fruits and vegetables are extremely rich in enzymes, vitamins, and minerals, making your body feel better and fresh. When you consume fresh vegetable and fruit juices, your body feels fresh, revitalized, and strong. Then, you have a lot of energy to do a lot of everyday activities without worrying about your body shape and size. But when consuming fresh vegetable juices and fresh fruit juices, you should not add any kind of sugar supplement or sugar to your juice. You should repeat this natural remedy for some time until you notice that your urge to binge eat is gradually decreasing. [5,6]


People who are suffering from bulimia can end up with salivary glands. In one glass of warm water, you should add little turmeric. If you want to get rid of your salivary glands, then you should use this natural remedy. When you have mixed the turmeric and the water, then you should gargle your mouth with this mix for at least thirty seconds. You should repeat this process twice per day for several days, which will help you to cure the swollen glands.


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[2] Li Z, Ji GE. Ginseng and obesity. Journal of Ginseng Research. 2018;42(1):1-8.

[3] Ko SH, Park JH, Kim SY, et al. Antioxidant effects of spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) supplementation in hyperlipidemic rats. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science. 2014;19(1):19-26.

[4] Srivastava JK, Shankar E, Gupta S. Chamomile: A herbal medicine of the past with bright future. Molecular Medicine Reports. 2010;3(6):895–901.

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[6] Henning SM, Yang J, Shao P, et al. Health benefit of vegetable/fruit juice-based diet: Role of microbiome. Scientific Reports. 2017;7:2167.


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