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  • Washing out the stomach (gastric lavage) may also be useful.
  • This technique, which is known as gastric lavage, involves introducing 20 to 30 mL of tap water or 9 percent saline solution into the person's digestive tract and removing the stomach contents with a siphon or syringe.
  • When botulism in older children or adults is caused by food, it often is necessary to flush the gastrointestinal tract (gastric lavage).
  • Another solution for nasal lavage (washing) uses powdered goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis).

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