Homemade Pedialyte has saved billions of lives!
Oral fluid rehydration is critically important during acute episodes of vomiting and diarrhea experienced with Gastroenteritis from food and water poisoning.
Fluid loss must be replaced after every episode of vomiting, or stool loss to maintain blood volume and subsequently, blood pressure.
Hypovolemic shock occurs when excessive fluid volume is lost! Shock is a critical condition, so you want to avoid shock by keeping anyone losing large volumes hydrated!
“Which medicine has saved more lives than any other and can be made by anyone in their kitchen, back bedroom, shantytown hut or dwelling built of sticks – as long as they have access to clean water?
The answer is: six teaspoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt and one litre of water. Mix. Drink……