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Best Pedialyte Alternatives

    Pedialyte is a type of electrolyte solution. It helps to prevent dehydration and other health related issues caused by diarrhea, vomiting etc. But some research shows that pedialyte has some risk factor and side effect. Beside this, it is not good for children and old people.

    That why we feel the need of different alternatives of pedialyte which will be risk free. So, our team research a lot on this and come up to a decision that we need natural electrolyte for this. Here, in this writing, we will just talk about natural pedialyte alternatives. Hope, you will find it useful.

    3 Best Pedialyte Alternatives, Method of Making and Using and Benefits:

    1. Water, Sugar, Salt Solution – Natural Electrolyte Solution

    Yes, it is a common alternative to pedialyte and any one can make it in their home too. And, world Health Organization commonly known as WHO suggest it as the best solution of hydration caused by diarrhea. Moreover, it is completely natural, no side effect and people of any ages can take it.




    • 1 litre of fresh boiled water
    • 6 teaspoons of sugar
    • 1 pinch of salt


    Procedure of Making:

    First, you have to take the water in to pot. Then, you have to add sugar and salt to the water and stair it till the sugar and salt resolved.


    But, it has some limitations. Lacking of mineral and other useful ingredients such as zinc make it a weak competitor of pedialyte.


    2. Water, Soda, Honey, Salt Mixed Electrolyte Solution:

    If you are looking for a highly nutritious pedialyte alternative, then you can take a look at this option. It is actually a water soda based electrolyte solution which perform better for dehydration, lack of fluids etc. Moreover, it will save your child and older people from cold and stomach-flu and make their immune system powerful.


    Ingredients that we need:


    • 4 cups of water
    • 1 or 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
    • 3 tablespoons of honey
    • 1 pinch of salt


    Procedure of Making:

    First, we need to take exactly 4 cups of water in the pot and mix baking soda with it. Soda will neutralize the acid of stomach and soothe upset tummies. Then, you need to add honey and salt as per instruction. We strictly avoid sugar as it is to completely healthy to the body. That’s why honey is a preferred option. When the mixing is complete, you can take a sip or give it to your patient.


    3. Fruit Based Natural Electrolyte:

    Fruit based electrolyte is a very common pedialyte alternative now a days. People love to use it as it is completely natural. Moreover, everyone love to enjoy the taste of fruit and fruit has its own benefits too. There are different kinds of fruit based natural electrolyte found in the market. Those are mainly power solution and has better preserving time then water based solution. And, you do not need to make them at home, just use the previously bought one or go and buy from market.



    So, How could we use them?


    • We already know that those are power. You need to cut the packet and take measured amount of powder as per instruction.
    • Then you need to put it to water and stir the solution with a spoon.
    • OK, now it is ready for serving.


    Special Note: Before buying any electrolyte solution, please take a look at the packet to check the medical grade or any health certification. It will give you an extra surety.


    Final Words:

    It is actually very hard to find the alternatives of pedialyte. Here, in the article, we try to give you the proved and working example of natural electrolyte solutions. Hope, you will find it useful and avoid using the Pedialyte