Home Remedies For Fever
Fever is when your body’s temperature is higher than usual. Normal body temperature should be anywhere between 35-37 degrees celsius. Other common names of fever are flu or cold. According to the Mayoclinic, there are several types of fevers like for example Hay fever, Rheumatic fever, and Dengue fever and many other. A fever is actually a symptom of another problem or illness.
A fever can happen when your body is dealing with an infection, for instance, the flu. Some others reasons for fever can be a response to immunization in children ear infections, urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, autoimmune disorders, certain inflammatory diseases, cancer as well as blood clots. Quick change in the weather temperatures and unhygienic way of life may possibly lead to a fever. Duration of fever is usually a few days. However, if a fever makes you uncomfortable you can use some easy and simple home remedies to cool the body down thereby making you feel better.
Water and Juices. In a case of fever, you should drink water as much as possible simply because that will help you to take care of the loss of fluids within the body thereby the body temperature is lowering. You need to avoid heavy foods and solid foods. But don’t forget to consume fruit juices or any other fluids or liquids.
Cold Water Bath. A cold shower will definitely reduce the body temperature, therefore you will be more relaxed.
Turmeric. Turmeric powder can be used for fever and good thing is that is easily available and also very beneficial. Add one teaspoon of turmeric powder into a glass of milk and boil it, after that drink before going to bed. This is also beneficial for colds and coughs.
Ginger. Ginger is really helpful in healing any kind of allergy or even disease. In a ginger paste add honey and lemon juice and consume this on an empty stomach. It will be very efficient and is really helpful to be consumed two times per day.
Mint Tea. In those days drink mint tea twice per day. This will help you to maintain internal system cool and with that, you can reduce body temperature. This also helps you to get rid of excess heat from the body.
Rest. You should definitely rest as much as you can because it can help to remove excessive heat from the body. Don’t forget to keep yourself warm while sleeping. Sweating can be an excellent signal and it works well for lowering the temperature. Sweating while sleeping means that your body is sweating out excess heat.
Ice Pack. On your forehead put an ice pack or just roll a few cubes of ice in a cloth. This can help you to lower the body temperature and thus you will be more relaxed (never try this for children). For children, you can use a cloth dipped in cold water and keep this cloth on the forehead for a while, until the high-temperature decreases.