Symptoms of Intestinal Parasites in Humans Adults & ChildrenTapewormParasites like worms and their waste products can reduce food absorbtion by causing inflammation of the intestinal wall. Food might also get slowed down in digestion resulting in excessive toxins, smelly farts, bad breath and bloating.

Some bloodsucking worms leave leave open wounds resulting in darker feces. The loss of blood can cause iron deficiency, anemia and dizziness. Other symptoms caused by parasitic infections include:

Allergies, Many allergies in humans are caused by worm infections. Tissue becomes inflamed and reactions to foods are the result when eosinophils (white blood cells) are increased due to them. Extreme skin rashes with blisters and food allergies or sensitivities may result.

Anemia, Worms leach nutrients from bodies causing anemia. When they are present in large numbers, they can create enough blood loss to cause anemia or iron deficiency in some people.

Constipation, Some worms can obstruct certain organs like the colon, liver and the bile duct, causing constipation and other problems.

Diarrhea, Most of the time diarrhea is nature’s way of removing toxins.


Fatigue, Symptoms include tiredness, flue-like symptoms, apathy, depression and a lack of concentration.

Gas and Stomach Bloating, Some parasites live in the upper intestine, which can cause both gas and stomach bloating.

Immune Dysfunction, Worms in Humans depress the immune system by decreasing immunoglobulin A.

Nervousness, The waste products from parasites irritate the nervous system, resulting in anxiety and restlessness.

Other Signs & Symptom of Worms & Parasites in Children


Blisters can appear on the inside of the lower lip, wiping of the nose, restlessness and grinding of the teeth at night, dark circles under the eyes, hyperactive, bed wetting, headaches, sensitive to light, twitching eyelid, gum, rectum, or nose bleeding are signs they may have worms & parasites.

Home remedies that can help cope with parasites

Pomegranate Tree Bark

The bark, root, stems as well as the leaves of the pomegranate tree contain anthelmintic properties and this is why pomegranate is considered a good remedy for intestinal worms. The alkaloid punicine present in pomegranate tree bark is highly toxic to intestinal worms and especially tapeworms.

  1. Add a two-inch piece of pomegranate tree bark to one cup of water.
  2. Boil it until half the amount of water evaporates.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool and drink it three times a day, at intervals of a couple of hours.
  4. Then eat a purgative fruit like banana or avocado to facilitate a bowel movement.
  5. Follow this remedy for a few days.


Onions contain sulfur with have anti-parasitic properties. You can make a homemade salsa or add some raw onions in soups, salads and many other dishes.

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