Malaria is a fatal/deadly mosquito-borne disease. Many people from different parts of the world die of malaria every year. But a little caution and learning can help prevent and cure malaria naturally at home. Today we will learn about some home remedies for malaria, but before that let us know a little bit more about Malaria.
Malaria is caused by the bite of a special kind of female Mosquito called Anopheles. As it says, prevention is better than cure, so the first thing we need to do is living in a mosquito-free environment to prevent mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, dengue, and others. So we have to keep our surroundings clean so that mosquitoes cannot breed. And we can use nets, mosquito repellents to avoid mosquito bites.
How do we know that we have got malaria? What are the symptoms of malaria? You will have shaking chills with high fever, sometimes fever will decrease after sweating profusely. Muscle and joint ache, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are also common symptoms of malaria. Even it can bleed with stools. Once you have these symptoms you need to start the treatment immediately.
Generally, doctors prescribe two basic kinds of medications – Quinine and Artemisinin-based on the type and level of malaria. Besides, you should try some home remedies that are proved to be very effective, and the potential to cure malaria naturally.
Let us know the details of some natural remedies that we can make at home and are very effective to cure malaria.
Cinnamon: It’s often used in cooking and easily available. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties of cinnamon work effectively against malaria symptoms. Take one teaspoon cinnamon powder and a pinch of black pepper powder. Boil them in a glass of water for a few minutes, strain it and mix some honey into it. Drink it once or twice a day.
One teaspoon turmeric in a glass of milk can remove toxins of Plasmodium infection caused by the parasite which is responsible for malaria and it also kills the parasite. Its anti-inflammatory properties reduce muscle and joint pain significantly.
Pain in the claves for a malaria patient gets so much pain while in fever. Apple vinegar can be very alleviating for calves ache. Take ½ cup of apple vinegar and mix with 3-4 glass of water. Soak in a small towel in the apple vinegar mixed water and wrap the calves with the towel for 10 to 15 minutes. It will alleviate the pain and lower the body temperature as well.
Ginger has been proved as a great tonic for many kinds of illnesses. Take a small piece of ginger, bruise it into a cup or similar (so that its juice can mix with water easily. Mix with a cup of hot water and drink 1-2 cups daily. You can mix a little honey for taste. It works great to alleviate the headache, relieving nausea and it’s very good for any kind of bowel problem also.
Malaria is prone to people with weak immune systems. Vitamin C in orange juice helps to improve the human immune system. Drink orange juice in between daily meals.
Grapefruits are known as a natural source of herbs similar to quinine which is used as a medication for malaria. Taking grapefruit and grapefruit juice daily has a great impact on reducing the parasites of malaria from the body. To extract the quinine from the grapefruit, boil the pulp of it in a glass of water and drink.
Sweet lime is also very rich in vitamin C and boosts the immune system. It contains minerals and antioxidants also and easily digestible. You can take sweet lime Juice twice daily. It helps to fight malaria infection.
Basil has a reputation to help cure many diseases. For malaria patients, it helps to alleviate inflammation and relax the muscle and joint pain. Put some basil leaves with tea while boiling and drink 2/1 times daily. Or you can take some basil leaves, boil with a cup of water, and drink after mixing with a teaspoon of honey for enhancing the taste.
High fever with shaking Chill is very common for a malaria patient. Fever nuts can help to reduce body temperature a great deal. It also helps to boost the immune system of a malaria-infected person.
Sugar Cane Juice is very energetic that supports the patient to fight against the weakness due to malaria infection. It also contains antioxidant and antimalarial properties that help cure malaria fast. Drink fresh juice of sugar cane once a day. If feels nausea, squeeze a piece of lemon with the juice.
Take about 5 grams of fenugreek seeds and soak those into a glass of water overnight. Drink the water before taking breakfast in the morning with an empty stomach. This drink will energize the malaria patient against the weakness caused by the intermittent fever.
These are the best available home remedies that help cure malaria disease. Due to the drug resistance nature of the medications used to treat malaria, these natural elements can effectively support to fight malaria. But do not depend on these options only; in case of any extreme situation do not delay to consult an expert doctor. Thank you.