National Dengue Day 2018: 5 Effective Remedy For Dengue Fever


While there are no direct medical treatments available to cure dengue, there are effective remedies that relieve the symptoms of dengue fever. These include the use of barley grass, goldenseal, neem leaves, papaya, orange juice, and pomegranate juice.

Dengue fever is a viral infection spread by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito, which affects millions  of people every year. This disease is commonly found in the tropics where there are more mosquitos, but since the mid-20th century, it is endemic to more than 100 countries worldwide. The symptoms of dengue usually manifest in threes (fever, rash, and headache), and are called dengue triad.

Prevention Of Dengue Fever :

The most effective form of “treatment” is actually prevention, but fending off annoying mosquitoes can be very difficult. The most effective preventative strategies are:

Standing water: Avoiding or eliminating standing, stagnant water, as that is where mosquitoes reproduce.

Mosquito repellent: If you are in a heavily wooded or tropical area, apply mosquito repellent to any exposed skin and your clothes.

Enclose and cover: Cover all your skin and ensure that the place you sleep in is fully enclosed, including tears in any mosquito netting that you may put in place to protect yourself.

Remedies For Dengue Fever :

Papaya Leaves :

Papaya leaves are widely known as being a natural cure for dengue fever. The complex mix  of nutrients and organic compounds in papayas can cause a rise in your platelet count, the high levels of vitamin C help to stimulate the immune system, and the antioxidants help to reduce oxidative stress and eliminate excess toxins in the blood. The leaves can be crushed and then strained with a cloth to drink the pure juice.

Neem Leaves :

Neem leaves are commonly prescribed  for a variety of ailments, and dengue fever is no exception. Steeping neem leaves and then drinking the subsequent brew has been shown to increase both blood platelet count and white blood cell count, two of the most dangerous side effects of the virus. Properly brewed neem leaves can improve the immune system and return your strength much faster than many other home remedies.

Orange Juice :

The rich mixture of antioxidants and vitamins found in orange juice make it ideal for treating the secondary symptoms of dengue fever and eliminating the virus. Orange juice helps to promote antibodies of the immune system, increase urination and the release of toxins, and stimulates cellular repair due to vitamin C’s crucial role  in the creation of collagen.

Goldenseal :

Although many herbal or natural remedies aren’t directly approved or proven through research, homeopathic physicians have praised goldenseal for its ability to clear  up the symptoms of dengue fever very quickly and eliminate the virus from the body. Goldenseal not only helps to ease fevers, chills, headaches, nausea, and vomiting, but its natural antiviral capacity can essentially cure dengue fever in a matter of days.

Barley Grass :

Barley grass has the unique ability  to significantly increase the body’s blood platelet count by stimulating the production of more blood cells. You can drink barley tea or eat barley grass directly and see a rapid increase in platelet count, which is one of the serious side effects of dengue fever that can prolong weakness and increase the susceptibility of the body to dengue hemorrhagic fever and more serious complications.

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