Steaming the body with water to which Vettiver is added promotes perspiration while bringing down temperature. Boil water with it and drink.
When fever is very high, say about 103 to 105, take shade dried Papaya leaves 10 grams. Put them in a cup of heated water allow to soak for 5 minutes. Then strain and drink. This will bring down the temperature, subside the high pulse – rate and make the patient urinate frequently to provide relief.
Lemongrass tea reduces the body temperature.
Boil white Lotus petals and give a tablespoon of the decoction to children and an ounce to adults.
Crush fistful of Adhatoda Vasica(Malabar Nut) leaves and keep in hot water for 15 minutes. Strain. Take half a cup of infusion in the mornings and evenings for 3 days.
About 20 grams of Garlic should be boiled in 1:1 cup mixture of milk and water till it is reduced to half the quantity. it should be taken wither at bed-time or before breakfast.
Take Coriander seeds’ tea with very little milk and sugar. This causes sweating and brings down the body temperature.
In colds and fevers, water boiled with Cumin and Ginger is used as a beverage to clear the infection.
Take the decoction of the fresh stem of Amruthaballi (Guduchi ; Gulvel in Hindi) in the dose of an ounce thrice a day. Stem juice (Diluted) can also be taken twice a day. It is useful in debility caused by repeated attacks of fever.
Agase soppu (Agathi leaves ; Agatti keerai – Tamil) cures fever. It cures all the three doshas.
Take 5 grams of pepper and Cumin seeds, a handful of tender Neem leaves, a piece of Turmeric. Crush everything and boil in 2 glasses of water. Reduce to a glass. Drink thrice a day.
If fever is high, add some Vitex Negundo (Nochchi in Tamil; Lakki soppu in Kannada) leaves water and inhale the steam. You will perspire and get rid of the fever.
Crush Ginger and Pepper and boil with water. Filter and add milk and sugar candy. Drink it for sudden fevers.