Find out the efficacy of natural home remedies for malaria!
Malaria is a parasitic ailment that entails infection in the red blood cells (or RBCs) present in human body. It is one of the most prevalent problems across the world, particularly in sub-tropical and tropical regions. Malaria can be caused because of the activities of different parasites. Based on the type of parasite, this disease can take 3 forms – tertian fever, quartan fever & malignant tertian fever. High fever is one of the well-known signs of this disease. Other symptoms can be headache, chills, pain and trembling in the body particularly in hands and legs. The fever may come down when an individual sweats extremely.
Sometimes, malaria can result in other body malfunctions like dysentery and anemia.
Precautions to be taken in malaria
Spray an anti-mosquito hit in those areas where there are mosquitoes, especially where these mosquitoes breed. Take care that mosquitoes do not bite the patient. One can use many products to avoid mosquito bites like all out refills, hits, odomos cream and others.
Dietary recommendations in malaria
Easily digestible food products are recommended for the patients.
Steamed or boiled vegetables
Fruits and fresh fruit juices
Small amounts of cow milk are allowed 2 to 3 times in a day.
Cooked radish, bitter gourd, barley water and egg plant is good for malaria patients.
Biscuits and whole grain bread can be consumed in small quantities along with milk.
Heavy foodstuffs that are hard to digest should be avoided. These heavy food stuffs may include chicken, fish, fast food, fried food, and raw foods etc.
Khichadi is beneficial when prepared using spices like coriander, cumin seeds, turmeric, and ginger. Salt can be added to make it tasty.
Home remedies for malaria
Mix 1 tsp cinnamon powder in hot water, add a little honey and 1 pinch of pepper to it. Drinking this mixture will prove to be helpful. For intermittent fever, botanical herb is the solution. Mix this herb in hot water and add cinnamon and cloves to it. For quartan fever, lemon could be the best remedy. Mix some lime and water and add lemon juice to it. Drink it before fever outburst.
The best means to reduce fever is to use a cold pack on the whole body. The pack can be made by soaking a large piece of linen cloth in cold water. After that, wrap it on the legs and body of the patient. This should be repeated after every 3 to 4 hours while the patient feels high temperature. Other remedies for malaria include garlic tea, grape fruit, ginger and raisins.
One can notice that there are only a few things that people can do to avoid mosquito bites, but home remedies and treatments are many. One cannot prevent malaria very easily, but he/she can always take these natural remedial steps, which are easy to be followed at home. Moreover, they do not cost much and have no side effects like other medications.