Feeling thirsty is a normal human indication but in some people, there is a feeling of thirst quite excessively. The problem of excessive thirst may be due to environmental or digestive problems or due to some internal physical problems but if the problem sustain for a longer time, you should consult your doctor because this may be the symptom of diabetes.
In excessive thirst problem, the person feels unquenched thirst with increased need to drink water. There may be the signs of dehydration in advanced cases. Home remedies for excessive thirst are very helpful in relieving and reducing the severity of the condition.
1. Take 20 ml fresh juice of Indian gooseberry (amla) with honey along with water 2-3 times a day. This is a very useful home remedy for excessive thirst.
2. A drink prepared by raw mangoes (panna) helps to quench thirst. To make this drink, wash two raw mangoes and cut into chunks. Mix mango chunks and add half of cup sugar. Boil in some water till the mangoes turn soft. Blend it well and add half teaspoon of cumin seed (jeera) powder, a teaspoon of mint leaves paste and some salt. Drink chilled.
3. Suck fresh juice of lemon. Alternatively, take sweetened lemon water two or three times to get relief.
4. Drink coconut water three or four times daily.
5. Take 5 to 10 grams of powdered seeds of water chestnut (singhara) two or three times with water. This is another useful home remedy for excessive thirst.
6. The juice of sour grapes is also beneficial in quenching your thirst.
7. Add ripe tamarind (imli) juice to sugar and make syrup. Cool and take 15 to 20 ml every 4 to 5 hours.
8. Soak 25 grams of fennel (saunf) in 250 grams of water. After an hour, drink the water in sips. This is an effective home remedy for excessive thirst.
9. Take half a cup juice of bottle gourd (lauki or ghiya) twice daily along with some salt. This will decreases thirst because it contains enough water.
10. Roast a teaspoonful of black pepper (kaali mirch) and powder it. Add this powder to 4 cups of boiling water, decant and cool. Use this water whenever you feel thirsty.
11. Chew holy basil (tulsi) leaves. Alternatively, boil them in water. Allow to cool gradually, then add sugar candy (misri) and take two or three times.
12. Add half a lemon juice and a pinch of salt in a cup of warm water and sip the juice.
13. Pound the seeds of large cardamom (elaichi) to make powder. Take 1 to 3 g along with warm water, twice to get relief from excessive thirst.
14. Soak a sour apple in water overnight. In the morning, crush the apple and extract the juice. Drink this juice to quench your thirst. Continue this for a week.
15. Tomato juice sweetened with sugar is also helpful in quenching thirst.