Viral fever is one of the most common illnesses during the monsoon season. From children to adults, anyone can easily catch a viral infection.
Viral fever is not the actual illness but the outcome of a viral infection in the body. These Viruses can affect any part of our body. Viral fever is like a defense mechanism in our bodies. It occurs when our immune system is fighting the viral infection, so as a result, it burns the virus, and therefore we have a high temperature.
Viral fever can occur more than once in the monsoon season. But unfortunately, it is not ideal to eat too many medicines for fever. These paracetamols can affect other organs such as the kidneys if consumed in large quantities.
But they are important to cure the fever. Wondering how you will treat your family members?
Do not worry; here, we share with you some fantastic home remedies that you can use to cure your loved one’s viral infection.
Tulsi has antibiotic properties in it. It also has germicidal properties in it. In addition, cloves are rich in antioxidants and can also kill bacteria. You can make a potion of Tulsi leaves and cloves.
Add some Tulsi leaves and clove to two cups of water. Boil it till it becomes half. Then, strain the potion and drink it to eliminate viral infections.
Rice Starch helps clear out the toxins of the body through urination. It acts as a diuretic. It boosts our immunity and helps get rid of fever. All you need to do is cook rice in an open vessel. Then, when they are half cooked, strain them and drink that rice starch.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, and honey is good at relieving cough. A combination of these can help you fight viral infections. Grate some ginger and extract the juice out of it. Now add some honey to the ginger juice. Mix these two. Have a spoonful of the mixture once in the morning and once in the evening for best results.
The phytonutrients in coriander strengthen the immunity system and eventually help keep the viral fever away. Add a spoonful of coriander seeds to 2 cups of boiling water. Boil for 3-4 minutes and strain the tea. You can add some honey to it if you want. It will enhance the taste as well as make this tea more beneficial.
Black pepper is a rich source of vitamin C and contains antibacterial and antibiotic properties. Lemon is a citrus fruit; therefore, rich in Vitamin C and keeps the toxicity away. This combination of black pepper and lemon is excellent for fighting seasonal infections.
It is extremely easy to make this tea. Like regular tea, keep the water boiling, and add tea leaves, ginger, sugar, and a little freshly crushed black pepper. Let it boil for a while, then strain the tea. Remember, you do not have to add milk, unlike regular tea. After straining the tea, add a few drops of lemon juice to the tea and drink this twice daily.
Usage of garlic and mustard oil is very effective in treating fever. Garlic itself is excellent in treating fever. But since it has a bitter taste, people find it challenging to drink its tea.
Instead of drinking, take two spoons of mustard oil and add some grated garlic or garlic paste. Leave the garlic and mustard oil mixture aside for a few minutes and rub it nicely on your child’s chest, feet, neck, and palms. It will help reduce the pain in the body.
These are some easy home remedies that you can use to treat the viral infections of your children and other loved ones. All these ingredients are readily available in your kitchen. Just choose a method, and treat your loved ones naturally!