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Fever: Its Causes, Home Remedies (Ginger & Tulsi) & Important Things To Know

Fever is not a disease but it is a part of our immune system. It simply means that our body is fighting to remove or overcome any infection. There are plenty of remedies with which you can lower the high fever. But before moving to Home remedies For Fever we must know why it occurs?

WHAT CAUSES FEVER

There are many reasons why our body suffers from fevers. Sometimes it is a simple symptom that our body is fighting with germs to remove it from the body. In some cases, it can happen due to some infections or viral gastroenteritis. Sometimes serious infections are also there and it can also cause the fever. These infections include malaria, dengue or any kidney infections.

SOME IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

A NORMAL FEVER (FOR A DAY OR TWO) & COUGH IS NOT A THING TO WORRY

A normal fever for one or two days is normal. There is no need to worry and you will be fine automatically. A little fever in our body is just a simple way to kill all the harmful viruses in the body. When the body creates a little hotter than normal temperature, it means it is making the body germ free. Similarly coughing for a day or two is also the same thing. It also helps in clearing the breathing passages of our bodies. This process clears the thick mucus in our breathing passages that can carry germs to the lungs. So in case of normal fever and normal cough, there is hardly a need for any medicine or home remedy.

CLEANSING YOUR NOSE REGULARLY IS GREAT CHOICE

It is very important that you blow your nose from time to time. If you have a cold or not but don’t forget to blow the nose. This process will remove all the harmful germs from the body via the nose. Don’t ever sniffle mucus back, if this is done then the pressure can move the germs back to ear passages. It can cause earache.

HOME REMEDIES FOR VIRAL FEVER

There are several home remedies with which we can cure or normal fever at home. Sometimes these remedies are also helpful in high temperatures too.

TULSI AS AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR FEVER

FIRST METHOD

ITEMS YOU NEED:16 leaves of Tulsi, 4 cardamoms, 4 cloves, and 4 Black pepper, a little amount of jaggery, 11 gram of ginger, 450-milliliter water

PROCEDURE: Not put the water in the utensil. Let it boil for some time. When the water starts boiling, add black pepper, cloves, ginger, jaggery, and cardamom. All these items must be added in a crushed way. After adding all these, wait 1-2 minutes and then put Tulsi leaves in the water. Now all the ingredients have been added, now it is the time to wait for a while.

When the water remains half after boiling, remove it and wait for it to cool down. You can drink this water each night before sleeping. But make sure that you don’t drink normal water after it and don’t go outside in the air. Drinking Tulsi decoction is very beneficial in fever. This can help in both normal fever and viral fever treatment. It increases immunity, eliminates colds and reduces cough complaints.

2ND METHOD

Take 20 leaves of Shaym Tulsi and put it in a vessel or container. Add 1 cup of water into the container. Now put the utensil on the gas burner and start boiling the water. Keep boiling it till it remains half. When the amount of water becomes half then remove it from the burner. Now add some jaggery in it. Let it cool down. After that give it to the patient. No matter how high the fever is, the decoction will cure it, you can try this remedy two to three times a day.

GINGER – ALSO BENEFICIAL IN FEVER

Ginger is also very beneficial in fever, it has properties that help to eliminate cold and fever. We can use it in two ways, the first is a bath with ginger water and the second is ginger tea.

Add lukewarm water to the bathtub and then add 2-3 spoons (tablespoon) of ginger powder and mix it well. Now lie down in this water for about 11-12 minutes. Clean your body properly and go to bed. This will produce heat in the body and helps in removing fever. If there is no bathtub then you can also use this method in a normal bucket.

To make ginger tea, first, take a little ginger and grind it finely and put it in the pot. Now add 2 cups of water over it. Now boil it well and finally add a little honey to it to taste. Now serve it to the patient.

(These are the normal home remedies for normal fever but in case of fever is high and is there for a long time we must suggest visiting a doctor).

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