6 Effective Home Remedies for Malaria

By Admin
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Insect bites can be one of the most irritating experiences. 

Especially when these insects are mosquitoes. Because it’s not only about the rash they leave. But these insect bites can transmit disease-causing agents. Yes, we already know about mosquitoes and their association with dengue and malaria.

These diseases can range from mild illnesses to life-threatening diseases. Not only this, it is quite difficult to deal with these illnesses. I remember the recent experience when my aunt was diagnosed with malaria. After she started experiencing the signs of malaria we took her to the doctor who asked her to go for a malaria test. After choosing the best facility malaria test in Pakistan she went for the test and was diagnosed positive for malaria. 

Home Remedies for Malaria

During her treatment, I remember she primarily relied upon the home remedies alongside the medicinal ones. Most of us prefer going for home remedies when it comes to treating illnesses. I am an advocate of home remedies as well. If you are also looking for home remedies that can help you manage the symptoms of malaria fever, then this article is the perfect read for you. Here are some of the best remedies to deal with malaria.

1- Ginger

You might love ginger tea. Let me give you another reason to love this popular drink. Ginger tea is good when it comes to treating malaria at home. All thanks to the antimalarial properties of ginger. The active ingredients present in ginger are responsible for the role of ginger in healing after suffering from malaria.

2- Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits have always remained a powerful weapon against malaria. Be it cold or flu or conditions like malaria, these citrus fruits make your immunity stronger. This is due to the presence of vitamin C in these fruits which helps to speed the healing process and stop the spread of infection in your body. 

So, whether as lemon water or raw orange, make sure to consume these fruits as much as you can to keep your immune system strong enough to stop malaria spread. 

3- Apple Cider Vinegar

We are already aware of the many benefits of apple cider vinegar for our health. Be it weight loss or cleaning, this powerful ingredient found in our pantries does multiple jobs. Alongside all this, apple cider vinegar is known to reduce fever to a greater extent. Yes, this remedy is used during the early phase of infections. 

All you have to do is to dip the towel cloth in diluted apple cider vinegar and place it on your calves. You can also drink it by adding it to a glass of water to minimize other symptoms of malaria such as diarrhoea and vomiting.

4- Cinnamon

We are already aware of many cinnamon benefits for our health and this even helps with dealing with malaria fever.

All you need is to boil it in water and drink this twice a day. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties of cinnamon can help you deal with the ongoing malaria infection in your body. To enhance the effect of cinnamon you can add one tablespoon of honey to it. Apart from enhancing the efficacy, it will also improve the taste of this drink. 

However, before consuming it because some people can be allergic to cinnamon. I once attended a seminar where renowned doctors in Pakistan were talking about food allergies. So, whenever using it make sure to talk to your doctor.

5- Turmeric

Turmeric and its role in healing… I am sure you already know about this. 

Turmeric is a spice that is known for instant pain relief. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory in nature as well as it helps to remove harmful toxins from our body. So, turmeric can help you with the joint pain that is a common characteristic of malaria. You can add turmeric to your routine once diagnosed with malaria fever.

6- Tulsi

Tulsi or Holy basil is next on the list of home remedies against malaria. 

This is because of the presence of biologically active compounds in Tulsi. These compounds are therapeutic. Tulsi is commonly used in many countries for many reasons. However, in the case of malaria tulsi water can help with the alleviation of symptoms. Other than this, tulsi can help to reduce the joint pain and inflammation that are common symptoms of malaria.

Bottom Line!

Malaria is a common condition that spreads due to mosquito bites. Malaria is usually characterized by high fever, diarrhoea, and body pains. However, there are many ways to manage the condition. Home remedies are also effective against malaria. These remedies not only help to control the spread of infection but also reduce the symptoms. However, while using these remedies make sure to talk to your doctor to minimize any side effects.

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