Symptoms of Fever
the body is under stress because of
any of the above mentioned causes or
because of any additional causes, it
displays warning signals in the form
of fever, chills, body ache, restlessness,
and loss of appetite. Usually these
symptoms are all inter-related and appear
generally begins with slight shivering
and body ache. An individual may feel
tired and thirsty. There may be a lesser
flow of urine in addition to urine discoloration
(usually darker in color).
pulse and respiration become faster
with the rise in body temperature. The
patient may also experience excessive
sweating and burning sensation or heaviness
in the eyes. Fatigue and weakness increase
to make the patient feel restless and
irritable. There may be white coating
on the tongue followed by a loss of
can be alleviated by several home remedies.
It is important that the patient remains
adequately hydrated because dehydration
produced by mild fever can often be
more serious than fever itself. Here
are a few natural cures that can be
used to treat common fever.
(Tulsi) aids in reducing the body temperature.
Here is how to use it:
one liter of water and mix 12 grams
of holy basil leaves into it. Cool,
strain and consume this concoction
twice each day.
of holy basil leaves in fresh water
can be consumed every two or three
hours to lower the body temperature.
of holy basil leaves, milk, one
pinch of cardamom powder and some
sugar or honey for sweetness can
grams of dry holy basil leaves,
two grams of ginger and two grams
of black pepper with water. Add
milk and sugar. Drink this concoction
to cure fever and chest pains that
are caused by bound muscles.
two grams of powdered black pepper
in 10 grams of juice pressed from
holy basil leaves every morning.
This remedy is said to ensure protection
against all types of fevers.
socks in white vinegar for five
minutes and wear them to reduce
||Make a solution
of water and vinegar in one to one
proportion. Soak a soft washcloth
in this solution and squeeze the
excess liquid out. Put this cloth
over the forehead to reduce fever.
||In a bowl mix white vinegar and
lukewarm water in a five to two
proportion, respectively. Soak two
wash cloths in this solution and
wring to release excess liquid.
Wrap the cloths around the lower
legs to lower the body temperature.
Make a paste
with about 10 cloves of fresh garlic
and spread it thickly onto cotton pads.
Rub some olive oil on the sole of the
feet and apply the prepared cotton pads
on the feet. Wrap the feet with gauze
strips so that the pads stay intact.
Ensure that the soles of the feet are
not entirely covered so that the heat
can escape. Leave the pads on for at
least an hour or overnight if possible.
Diet – Liquid Intake
Avoid the consumption
of sugar while suffering from fever.
Sugar is known to inhibit the body’s
production of white blood cells and
to weaken the immune system. Also avoid
the consumption of dairy products because
dairy products inhibit the immune system
and contribute to mucous production.
Avoid dehydration during fever by increasing
the liquid intake in the diet.
For full immune
a Healthy Immune