Natural Remedies for Fever

  • 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.

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