Home Remedies for Malaria


Home Remedies for Malaria

Once known as a dreaded disease, malaria is still a dangerous ailment affecting the masses. The disease is marked by high fever, shaking chills, and flu like symptoms. This disease is transmitted through mosquito while causative agent is plasmodium. The symptoms of the disease appear n 10-15 days after the infection. The disease may cause several complications like brain infection (cerebritis), kidney failure, liver problems, meningitis and several problems related to respiratory tract.

Causes of Malaria:

Bitten by female anopheles mosquito and release of sporozoites into the bloodstream.

Symptoms of Malaria

  • Anemia
  • Bloody stools
  • Jaundice
  • Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills
  • Coma
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Vomiting

Home Remedies for Malaria:

  • To deal with fever one should apply cold packs on the forehead as it helps in bringing the fever down.

  • If feeling a loss of appetite one should take orange juice to keep oneself full of nutrient. One should also take lots of water to keep the body hydrated.

  • Alum can be a good home remedy for malaria. One should take roasted alum and powder it. Intake of a teaspoon of this powder can help you recover from the various symptoms of malaria.

  • Holy basil leaves can also be an excellent home remedy for treating malaria. One should chew it regularly to get relief from this disease.

  • One should take home cooked food. Use of junk foods should be frowned upon.

  • Take one glass of water, ginger and three teaspoon raisins and boil this mixture for quite sometimes till it becomes half. Let it be cool and take this mixture for quite sometimes.



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