Common Fever Home Remedies
When you are down with a fever, the proper treatment would be to find out what is causing the fever and to attack that cause with the proper remedies for that particular ailment. There are some general home remedies you can use for common fevers though and here are some of them:
- One herbal remedy you can use when you have a fever is one that is made with the use of basil leaves that are boiled in some water.
- Saffron tea is also a pretty good herbal remedy for fever. Simply boil some saffron in water, half a teaspoon of the saffron to 30 milliliters of water is the ratio, and take a teaspoon of this mixture every hour.
- Raisins can also be used as a natural remedy for fever. You will need to soak at least 25 raisins in half a cup of water then when the raisins are reconstituted, put this in a blender and puree. Strain this juice and add some lime juice to the mixture. Drink this twice a day when you have a fever.
- Make some apricot juice from fresh apricots and add a teaspoon of honey to this juice. This will help lower your temperature as well as flush out toxins from your body.
Tea made using fenugreek seeds provides soothing effect in chest by dissolving the mucus formed. Intake of grapefruit juice and oranges helps in fighting off the infection. For curing common fever, consume tea made using water, turmeric powder, ginger, onion, lemon grass and black pepper or juice prepared by mixing tamarind and turmeric powder with cold water.
High Fever Treatment
To bring down high fever, suck ice cubes, remove excess layer of clothing and main room temperature along with proper air circulation and allowing fresh air. Increasing water intake prevents body getting dehydrated and bringing down the body temperature.