Symptoms of Malaria
Symptoms of malaria
include high-grade fever, moderate to
severe shaking chills, body ache including
joint pain and muscle ache, headache,
general malaise, vomiting or nausea,
convulsions, and a diagnostic blood
test that reveals disintegration of
red blood cells.
usually develop after 10-15 days of
the mosquito bite. If malaria is not
treated in a timely manner, it may interfere
with the blood supply in the body and
result in a coma or death.
are a few alternative treatments that
can be used as an attempt to cure malaria.
Some of these cures may be used to alleviate
the symptoms that are associated with
malaria such as high grade fever, body
ache, and nausea.
is a primary component of the herb Artemisia
annua, or sweet wormwood. Several clinical
trials have been conducted to evaluate
the therapeutic powers of Artemisinin
over malaria patients. It has been extensively
used in China and Vietnam to cure malaria,
especially drug-resistant malaria. Recommended
oral dosage of Artemisinin is three
grams of herb each day for 3 to 5 days.
Holy Basil (tulsi)
Holy Basil or tulsi has been traditionally
used in India for curing numerous ailments.
It has antiviral and antibacterial properties
and can be used to soothe the symptoms
that are associated with malaria. Here
are a few suggestions:
water and add a few fresh tulsi
leaves into it. You may also add
black tea leaves. Let the mixture
stand for a while. Strain it, add
sugar and milk to it, and drink
this soothing tea two to three times
add one pinch of cardamom powder
to this tea and consume this healing
beverage a couple of times throughout
each day. It is believed to lower
the body temperature.
Grapefruit is believed to have a natural
quinine-like substance that acts as
a prophylactic drug to prevent and treat
malaria. Include a grapefruit in your
diet on a regular basis, preferably
everyday for optimum benefits.