Has the viral got you down or you are suffering from fever and having the most unpleasant experiences?
Well, in fever your body temperature may shoot up, and you have to spend the whole day feeling immensely fatigued. While some people may also experience loss of appetite and in extreme cases, one might also suffer from dehydration, weakness and chills.
For adults, 98.6 °F or 37 °C is considered to be normal temperature but it can differ from person to person. If your temperature is above 99°F, it could mean you’re suffering from an infection.
Though you can always take medicines to bring your body temperature down but there are certain home remedies as well that you can try to help you break a fever naturally.
Trying natural ways is always the best option as it is much safer than anything chemical medicines and is effective as well.
Basil or tulsi has always been rich in its medicinal properties. This herb is as effective as any other antibiotic when it comes to fever. Consumption of basil is a natural way of breaking down your fever.
It’s very simple to make you have to add a handful of basil leaves and 1 teaspoon of crushed ginger to water and boil it until the solution gets reduced to half. You can also add a little honey, and drink this potion several times a day.
Take garlic as much as possible
Garlic is loaded with antibacterial properties and is a natural way of dealing with fever. According to research, garlic contains diallyl sulfides which are anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal in nature. This property of garlic helps in lowering your body temperature.
For this you just need to crush 1 garlic clove and add it to a cup of hot water. Leave it for 10 minutes, and then strain. Consume this mixture at least twice a day to break your fever.
Gorge on ginger
Ginger or adrak has always been a trusted companion when it comes to cold and cough and so does in fever. It is rich in antiviral and antibacterial properties that can tackle all kinds of infection while strengthening your immunity system.
You can sip from a steaming cup of adrak ki chai. Alternatively, you can add just a pinch of grated ginger to a cup of boiling water and have this to break down the fever away.
You can also mix 1 teaspoon of ginger juice, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Consume this elixir several times a day to see better result!
Try ‘apple cider vinegar’
This might surprise you but apple cider vinegar works wonderfully well to break fever naturally. This liquid is acidic in nature and helps in breaking down the heat from within, and enables your body to cool down.
Moreover, the vitamins and minerals present in apple cider vinegar refills the lost minerals in your body. Mix 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and 1 tablespoon of honey in a glass of water and drink this mixture several times a day to get better results.