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7 Herbs That Helps Increase Platelets During Dengue

By: Rima Chowdhury

Mainly originating from tropical areas, Dengue is a contagious disease caused by the dengue virus. There are certain effective herbs that can help increase platelet count! Read on to know more about it.

Suffering from low platelet count is one among the prominent health problems a dengue patient suffers from.

When the platelet count is below 150,000 per microlitre, it is estimated to be under the normal average number needed.

Also Read: 14 Things You Need To Know About Dengue

There are no medical therapies that can help to increase platelet count, but only a few proven home remedies like herbs that can help increase the platelet count in the body.

So, here we mention to you seven herbs that would help to increase platelet count in Dengue patients. Have a look.


1. Papaya Leaves

Usually, it is said that all the green leafy vegetables should be boiled and consumed by a person suffering from dengue. But, there is an exemption to this norm, as papaya leaves should be consumed raw. Consuming raw papaya leaves help to increase platelet count in dengue patients. Therefore, you should crush some papaya leaves and make a glass of juice from it. Drink 3-4 spoons in every 6 hours.


2. Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass, a herb, is also known for increasing platelet count in the human body. In order to increase platelets, you need to drink 1/2 a glass of wheatgrass juice with lemon juice in it. Apart from improving the platelet count, it is said that sipping wheatgrass juice also supports to increase the RBC and WBC count in a person.


3. Spinach

Packed with a high amount of Vitamin K, spinach is remarkably useful to treat low platelets in a person. Consuming spinach aids to inhibit blood clotting in the body and also enhances the platelets count. You need to boil some spinach leaves in water and allow it to cool for some time. Then, add ½ a glass of tomato juice and drink this twice a day.


4. Amla Or The Indian Gooseberry

Amla is often recognised as one of the best Ayurvedic herbs to treat all kinds of problems. Consuming 2-3 amlas every day in the morning on an empty stomach can help to improve the count of platelets in the body. Apart from boosting the amount of platelets in the body, amla also helps to boost your immune system.


5. Guduchi

Guduchi, or better known as Giloe, is known for increasing the amount of platelets in the body. Giloe is the most highly revered herb in Ayurvedic medicine that helps to protect a human body with all kinds of diseases and disorders. You should make a glass of juice of Giloe and drink 2-3 spoons of it in every hour.


6. Tulsi

Tulsi is an effortless herb that helps to fix all kinds of health-related problems. Apart from boosting blood platelet count in a person, this sacred herb also helps in diminishing the stress level and in boosting the immunity of a person. You should chew some fresh leaves of tulsi after an equal interval of time.


7. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera, the herbal plant, has been used since hundreds of years to treat problems associated with health. One among the proven ailments aloe vera can provide is that it helps to boost the production of platelets in the body. It not only aids to filter the human blood, but it also helps to prevent any blood-related infections. Drinking aloe vera juice is an excellent remedy to increase platelet count in the body.

Because the city is always on hold with viral infections, herbs have been determined to ease the complexity and they do help in the recovery of a person.

Read more about: dengue, herbs, home remedies, natural, papaya
Story first published: Friday, September 23, 2016, 3:00 [IST]
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