Come monsoon and there is a serial rise in the number of dengue cases.
The season has just set in; and now when the rains get collected around the open areas, they form the perfect ground for mosquitoes to breed and hence facilitate the numbers to further multiply.
This, in turn, gives rise to a number of dengue cases, which is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the female mosquito - Aedes aegypti.
Those affected with dengue start showing symptoms of high fever, headache, fall in blood platelet level, severe joint and muscle pains, swollen lymph nodes, vomiting and nausea.
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When dengue worsens, it leads to a dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome, and there is a continuous fall in the level of blood platelets.
One of the major concerns with dengue is that, currently, there are no specific vaccinations or medications that are available to treat this condition.
However, the only way out is to prevent oneself from the mosquitoes that are infected with the dengue virus.
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For those who have been affected with the dengue virus, here is this one natural leaf that can help cure dengue.
You might have heard of papaya as a fruit and its benefits, but according to recent research findings, papaya leaves have been highly effective in curing the deadly dengue.
Listed below is one way how you could consume papaya leaves for those who are affected with dengue, have a look:
1. Take some fresh tender papaya leaves and wash them properly.
Papaya leaves contain a lot of vitamin C, which helps stimulate the immune system. It also contains an enzyme called Carpaine, which helps purify the blood and increases the platelet count.
2. After you wash off the leaves, grind them into a paste. Do not add water. Squeeze the leaves and extract the juice. Strain it properly, taking a clean cloth.Take this juice, about 8-10 mL, twice in a day.
This helps in increasing the blood platelet count in those ailing with the dengue infection.
3. The papaya leaf juice that is extracted after squeezing is bitter in taste. For those who cannot drink it directly, they can add a small piece of jaggery to it and then consume it.
One should not drink water immediately after consuming this juice. This is found to be effective in increasing the blood platelet level.