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Natural Remedies To Cure Malaria

By: Debdatta Mazumder

Malaria is one of the deadly mosquito-borne diseases which are common in tropical and sub-tropical countries. But, malaria is curable if it is diagnosed earlier and proper medication is started.

With medicines and proper health care, you can try few natural remedies for malaria, only after asking the doctor. But before that, you should know what malaria is and the causes and symptoms of the disease.

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Malaria is caused by the colonization of red blood corpuscles in your body which is caused by a parasite called plasmodium. This is carried by the female anopheles mosquito and it is transmitted to human's blood when the mosquito bites.

As soon as the parasite enters into human body, it affects the liver and the red blood cells first. The natural cure of malaria is additional ways to get rid of the disease. Those can be applied only beside medicines and doctor's observation.

The symptoms of malaria include high fever, body and joint pain, chills and shivering, headache, indigestion, nausea and vomiting, blood in stools, convulsion, etc.

Also Read: 10 Herbal Remedies For Malaria Symptoms

According to Ayurveda, unhealthy lifestyle and ill eating habits can also trigger the causes of malaria. While you are under medication, these natural remedies for malaria can help you to get well soon. Read on to know more about the natural cure for malaria-


1. Grapefruit

As it contains natural quinine, it can be a great cure for malaria. While suffering from the disease, you should have it every day. Boil grapefruit and strain it. Have it regularly two times a day with other medicines.


2. Holy Basil

If you are looking for an herbal remedy for malaria, go for holy basil. Make a paste with basil leaves and black pepper and consume it every day. This will prevent the chilling effect of malaria and reduce the seriousness of your condition.


3. Cinnamon

A cup of cinnamon tea will help to reduce the symptoms of malaria like nausea, spasms, indigestion, loss of appetite, cramps, etc. It contains cinnamaldehyde which is anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic.


4. Lemon Water

Malaria means high fever. Lemon water can help to reduce temperature effectively. Get fresh lemon juice and mix it with lukewarm water. Consume it when you have high fever. While looking for natural remedies for malaria, this can't be ignored.


5. Fever Nut

This is one of the best remedies for malaria attack. You can store seeds and use as required. Mix 6 grams of seed powder with water and consume it prior 2 hours before attack. Take same dose after 1 hour of attack. If attack doesn't happen, you should repeat the process.


6. Alum

To remove the symptoms of malaria, alum can help you a lot. The roasted and powdered alum should be consumed before 4 hours of an expected attack and have ½ tsp after 2 hours of the attack.


7. Chirayata

If someone is dealing with continuous malaria fever attack, this herb can help effectively. Being natural analgesic, it can reduce high temperature. Steep chirayata (15 gms.) in water (250 ml). You can add cloves, cinnamon and honey too. Have this concoction regularly to stay better.


8. Datura

Consider this as effective natural cure for malaria. This is a helpful herb which can work well. You can make homemade pill with the leaves of datura. Take fresh leaves and rub them with jiggery. Have this before 2 hours of the expected fever attack of malaria.


9. Fenugreek Seeds

Are you looking for natural remedies for malaria? Fenugreek seeds are effective to fight against the tremendous weakness of malaria. It boosts up your immunity and fights against malaria parasites.

Read more about: malaria, cure, home remedies, natural, mosquito
Story first published: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 23:00 [IST]
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