What is fever ? A body is said to be suffering from fever the body temperature exceeds the normal levels. In an adult, fever starts from 99.5 degrees F or 37.5 degrees C. If your fever exceeds 104 F, or 40 degrees celcius, then is a dangerous state to be in. Fever brings few to several health problems like diarrhea, vomit, head ache, weakness, body pains etc.
Fever is considered as the most common and widely occurred infection or flu in the world. Every person in the universe falls feverish at least for once in his / her life. See, fever is such an universal problem.
So, what should one do come out of this infection or flu ? You can’t stay with it for a long time. As the time passes, the fever increases the trouble meter. Here, we are making you aware of several home remedies which can cure your fever with ease.
These remedies are easily available and are mostly found in households. Check out them . 1) As doctors say, an Apple a day keeps you away from Doctor, it does it for real.
Apple is rich in fiber which clears the hurdles in digestion during fever. It also increases the formation of white and red blood cells that increases immunity power. the more immunity power you have, the lethal your body can be in fighting against the fever and also against all other viral infections and flu.
Apple keeps you hydrated and also lowers the temperature of the body suffering from fever. 2) Basil leaves (Tulasi) is an highly helping herb during fever. It cuts down the temperature, all thanks to it’s natural healing powers.
All that you need to do is, preparing a special basil drink. You may ask how to prepare it. It’s simple.
Take some fresh basil leaves first. Add fresh honey and also some grind ginger in boiling water. Add basil leaves to the water, keep it boiling for some 15 minutes.
You can now take this drink like a tea. You can do the same with basil leaves replacing ginger with lemon. But if you are suffering from cold, better stick with ginger. 3) Garlic is an antifungal and antibacterial food which keeps you away from all sort of infections and viral fevers. Regular intake of garlic minimizes the chances of getting infected by any seasonal diseases. But remember, you must value this anti fungal food and it has to be included in your regular diet.
Especially in fever, it cools down the temperature by causing sweating. Take pinches of Garlic, add them in a boiling water. Let the mixture boil for 10 mins.
Strain it and drink the hot garlic tea twice everyday. Your fever will find it’s way back to home. 4) Mint has all the required nutrients for a human body.
It is of course a rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Potassium and many other minerals. This food item can easily turn off your fever, it has been included in the diet. It fights against all the fever problems like indigestion, nausea, colic, fever, sore throat, halitosis, headache, tastelessness etc.
All you got to do, throw some mint leaves in boiling water and leave it for several minutes before you strain and start drinking. Don’t forget to drink this twice in a day. 5) Apple Cider Vinegar is popularly called as natural cleanser.
It actually helps you to clean your body from inside. Rich in antioxidants, anti bacterial and anti fungal elements, this cheap drink should be in primary list of food items and remedies during a fever. You can take a bath by mixing meaty drops of apple cider vinegar in lukewarm water.
Bathing with this mixture will help your body to cool down. You can even drink this, by adding two teaspoons in a glass of hot water. 6) Egg white can easily absorb the heat in your body.
No, it’s not a joke.They do have such power the inhale the temperature of a feverish human body. You can eat them twice or thrice in day without adding egg yolk to the diet and you can let egg white absorb the heat from outside of your body.
Wonder how to do that ? Take a cloth and place egg white in it. Rub you body with it continuously and keep it doing until your fever turns off. 7) The traditional Indian spice, Turmeric is unarguably one of the most efficient home remedy for fever and all other viral things.
Turmeric is, antifungal, antibacterial and also antiseptic in nature. It builds up the immunity power and healing power, making a human body strong enough to fight against ailments. You have a special turmeric drink for fever. Mix turmeric and black pepper in hot milk and drink the mixture twice for better results. 8) Better prefer Brown rice over white rice when you are suffering from a fever. If you can’t afford brown rice, take chapathi instead of rice.
Avoid oil or ghee in chapathis. Also try to avoid oily foods as they can worsen things for you. Take fluids, non sugar fluids to be specific to stay hydrated.
Drink only boiled water, steamed foods, and fiber rich foods. Include green tea to your diet. 9) Last, but the traditional technique for cutting down the temperature of a body.
Take cool water and soak a well washed cloth. Keep applying the cold water all over your body, on your fore head, neck, armpits, stomach and everywhere. Keep changing the cloth frequently. This old technique will instantly give you relief by cooling down the temperature.