Fever is a disease of the Whole body.
The abnormal rise in temperature of the body is called fever.
Normal body temperature is 98.4 °F or 36.8 C. Temperature above or below is a disease.
Above 102 °F is an emergency.
As first aid, to save the brain from permanent damage, place cold pads on forehead.
Fever is not a disease in itself.
It is a consequence of a diseased body.
The body is telling us that something is wrong.
The cause must be identified and treated.
A low grade fever may look harmless.
If the cause is not diagnosed, it may persist and the actual disease may become more serious.
A visit to the doctor is a must. Self medication is not advised.
If you have not been able to locate a reason for a fever a visit to the doctor becomes imperative.
Types Of Fever:
1. Continuous Fever : In this type of Fever the body temperature raise than one degree than the normal in 24 hours. It is associated with the following diseases.
Urinary Tract Infection
2. Remittent Fever : In this type of Fever the body temperature fluctuates and may raise up to two more degrees than the normal in 24 hours. It is associated with Typhoid and Endocarditis ( Inflammation of Heart ).
3. Intermittent Fever : In this type of Fever, the body temperature raises only for a certain period. It is associated with Malaria, Pyemia, Visceral Leishmaniasis ( Kala Azar ) and Septicemia.
4. Septic Fever : Fever that is associated with Septic Infection is known as Septic Fever. The body temperature may rise up to 5 degrees than normal.
5. Low Grade Fever : As the name indicates, it is mild elevation of body temperature than the normal. In children it may occur during their teething period. In adults it may be associated with TB.
6. Hyperpyrexia : The extreme high body temperature is Hyperpyrexia. In this the body temperature rises up to 6 to 7 degrees than normal. It may be an indication of an Emergency.
7. Hyperthermia. : When the natural thermoregulation system of the body gets failed, the condition is known as Hyperthermia.
Custard Apple for Fever
Take the roots. Powdered them. Boil 1/4 tablespoon powder in one glass water. Left it for half an hour and then drink it. Do this twice a day.
Agarwood (Agar ) for Fever
Boil a small piece of Agarwood (Agar ) in 3 cups water in an earthen pot till it is reduced to half. Let it cool. Take One tablespoon daily for 3 days.
Caper for Fever
Take some leaves. Clean them. Soak in a jug of water. Drink it whole day.
Mango Ginger for Fever
Boil Rhizomes. Take 2 tablespoon with honey for 3 days.
Lemon Grass for Fever
Boil grass in water. Inhale the vapour thrice a day.
Or crush the leaves. Boil one teaspoon in a glass of water. Have it twice a day.
Champak for Fever
Dip some flowers in a glass of water overnight. Divide in two parts. Drink one part in the morning and one in the evening.
Boil a pinch of bark powder in a glass of water. Strain it. Drink it twice a day.
Mugwort for Fever
Make an infusion of the roots of Mugwort . Take twice a day.
Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) for Fever
Squeeze out the juice of fresh Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya in India ) leaves. Take two teaspoon juice with lukewarm water daily.
OR : Soak 3 to 4 leaves of Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya in India ) in a glass of water overnight. In the morning, take out leaves and drink the water.
Swamp Pea for Fever
Take the leaf juice of Swamp Pea and apply all over the body. It lowers the temperature.
OR : Apply leaf paste of Swamp Pea on your body.
Galangal for Fever
Mix rootstock of Galangal and sugar. Grind to make powder. Take half tsp with hot water or milk during bedtime.
Jackfruit for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Jackfruit root. Take it twice a day.
Lemon Balm for Fever
Make decoction of Lemon Balm leaves. Take twice a day .
Ambarella for Fever
Prepare a juice of Ambarella fruit. Drink it twice a day to get relief from the Fever.
Indian Mallow for Fever
Make infusion of the Indian Mallow leaves. Drink it two times a day.
Vetiver for Fever
Dip some crushed Vetiver roots in water overnight. Apply it on forehead.
Chirata for Fever
Squeeze out the juice of Chirata plant. Take 1/4 teaspoon once a day.
OR : Prepare an infusion of dried parts of Chirata plant. Have 1/4 teaspoon once a day.
Hydnocarpus Laurifolia ( Calmogara ) for Fever
Hydnocarpus Laurifolia ( Calmogara in India ) possesses Antipyretic attribute. Antipyretic property of the herb helps to lower down the temperature.
Take dried bark of Hydnocarpus Laurifolia ( Calmogara in India ). Grind coarsely. Put a teaspoon of herb in a cup of water. Boil until it remains half. Strain and drink it lukewarm. Repeat the process twice a day.
Rambutan for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Rambutan root. Take it twice a day.
Bloodroot for Fever
Make an infusion of Blood root. Take twice a day.
Hazelnut for Fever
Prepare a tea of Hazelnut bark. Take it twice a day.
Black Nightshade for Fever
Prepare infusion of Black Nightshade plant. Drink frequently.
Arjuna for Fever
Take one teaspoon Arjuna bark powder with Jaggery once a day.
Shell Ginger for Fever
Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Shell Ginger. Take two times a day.
Golden Raspberry ( Hinsal ) for Fever
Golden Raspberry ( Hinsal in India ) has Febrifuge ( also called Antipyretic ) effects. This helps to treat fever and its affects.
Boil 10 gram of Golden Raspberry ( Hinsal in India ) root in half liter of water. Boil it till the water remains half. Have quarter glass twice a day.
Meadow Rue for Fevers
Make an infusion of Meadow Rue root. Take it, twice a day.
Watermelon ( Tarbuz ) for Fever
Adhatoda Vasica for Fever
Soak few leaves in a mud pot filled with water. Drink whenever thirsty. Add honey before drinking.
Mix 5 ml Honey with 1 ml leaf juice. Take once a day.
Alstonia Scholaris for Fever
Crush the roots of Alstonia Scholaris. Take quarter tsp with 1 cup hot water.
Aristolochia Indica for Fever
Make root powder of Aristolochia Indica. Take 1 tsp with warm water. Have it once daily
Asparagus Racemosus for Fever
Take dried roots of Asparagus Racemosus. Grind them to make fine powder. Take 1 tsp twice a day with warm water.
Bacopa Monnieri ( Brahmi ) for Fever
MIx One teacup each of plant juice of Bacopa Monnieri and ghee. Boil it. Drink 5 ml twice a day.
Berberis Aristata ( Rasont ) for Fever
Take small quantity of Berberis Aristata ( Rasont ) . Have it with warm water.
Caution : Do not use it regularly, as it may cause Loose Motions.
Emetic Nut Tree ( Maniphal ) for Fever
Prepare decoction of bark of Emetic Nut Tree ( Maniphal ). Take half glass once a day.
Borage ( Pathorchur ) for Fever
Prepare an infusion of Borage ( Pathorchur ) flowers. Take half glass twice a day. It helps to reduce fever.
Caesalpinia Pulcherrima for Fever
Prepare an infusion of the Flowers of Caesalpinia Pulcherrima . Use it, twice a day.
Cassia Obtusifolia for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Cassia Obtusifolia fruit. Keep it for 5 minutes. Take it twice a day.
Fumaria Indica ( Khetpapra ) for Fever
Take one cup infusion of Fumaria Indica ( Khetpapra ) twice a day.
Indigofera Suffruticosa ( Vilayati Nil ) Leaves for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Suffruticosa ( Vilayati Nil ) Leaves. Take half glass twice a day.
Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Fever
Prepare tea of Fenugreek seeds. Drink it twice a day.
Grapefruit ( Chakotra ) for Fever
Mix equal quantity of Grapefruit juice with water. Drink twice a day.
Apricot ( Khubani ) for Fever
Add 1 tsp Honey in a cup of Apricot juice. Have it once a day.
Orange ( Santra ) for Fever
Drink a cup of Orange juice once in a day.
Raisin ( Kishmish ) for Fever
Dip some Raisins in a cup of water. Leave it overnight. Crush the raisins in the water. Strain and drink. You may add few drops of Lemon juice before drinking.
Saffron ( Kesar ) for Fever
Add half tsp of Saffron in a cup of boiled water. Drink 1 tsp of it after a gap of an hour.
Lotus for Fever
Grind the Lotus petals. Boil untill it remains half. Drink one cup twice a day.
Bitter Quassia for Fever, Rheumatism
Use externally an infusion of Bitter Quassia wood.
Verbascum Thapsus for Fever
Prepare decoction of Verbascum Thapsus roots. Take 3 cups a day.
Wood Betony for Fever
Soak One tablespoon Wood Betony in Ine cup of water for 3-4 hours. Drink.
Chirita for Fever
Make an infusion of the plant. Take 5 ml of it twice a day.
Ixora Coccinea for Fever
Make a decoction with flowers of Ixora Coccinea. Have 20 ml of it once a day.
Clerodendrum for Respiratory Diseases
Make a decoction with bark and roots of Clerodendrum plant. Take 50 ml of it two times a day. It also cure Cough and Fever.
Baby Watermelon for Fever
Crush leaves of Baby Watermelon to make paste. Apply it on your body. It helps in inducing sweat which results to cure Fever.
Sapodilla for Fever
Take 10 g Sapodilla bark. Make its decoction. Drink 20 ml of it three times a day.
Vernonia Cinerea for Fever
Crush whole plant of Vernonia Cinerea. Make its decoction. Drink 20 ml of it twice a day.
Desmodium Gangeticum for Fever
Prepare a root decoction of Desmodium Gangeticum. Drink 40 ml of it twice a day.
Swamp Pea as Nasal Drop
Use 2 drops leaf juice of Swamp Pea as Nasal Drop. It cures various diseases.
Clerodendrum for Fever
Prepare leaf decoction of Clerodendrum plant. Drink 40 ml of it once a day. It helps to cure all types of Fever.
Emilia Sonchifolia for Fever
Drink 20 ml decoction of Emilia Sonchifolia plant once a day. Use it till problem persist.
Tinospora Cordifolia for Fever
Drink 15 ml decoction of Tinospora Cordifolia plant twice a day.
Golden Shower ( Amaltas ) Root for Fever
Inhale the smoke of burnt Golden Shower ( Amaltas ) Root twice a day.
Elder for Fever
Elder is a very effective herb for Fever.
It works efficiently, even if a patient is dying of Fever.
Prepare a tea with Elder flower. Take a cup once a day.
Indigo for Fever
Consume 20 ml leaf decoction of Indigo twice a day.
Vitex Negundo for Fever
Boil leaves of Vitex Negundo. Use it for steam inhalation. The perspiration occurs and helps in reducing Fever.
Sodom for Fever
Mix equal quantity leaf juice of Sodom with Honey. Take 1 tsp of it repeatedly after 1 hour.
Chirreta for Fever
Drink 20 ml decoction of Chirreta plant once a day.
Indian Borage for Fever
Consume 2 tsp leaf juice of Indian Borage twice a day.
Thumbai for Respiratory Diseases
Crush the plant of Thumbai. Boil it in water. Inhale the steam.
Vitex Trifolia for Fever
Drink 10 ml root decoction of Vitex Trifolia plant once a day.
Stonebreaker ( Bhumyamalaki ) Leaves for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Stonebreaker ( Bhumyamalaki ) Leaves. Take 2 teaspoons thrice a day.
Bonest for Yellow Fever
Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Fever Wort. Have one cup once a day.
Common Milkweed for Fever
Take an Infusion of the rootstock.
It reduces fever by increasing perspiration.
Black Cumin for Fever
Take 1 cup of lukewarm water. Add Lemon juice and Black Cumin seed oil in 1:1 ratio. Drink twice a day.
Thyme ( Ajavayan ) for Cold, Flu
Boil the herb in a cup of water.
Add some Honey for taste and drink warm.
It also reduces Fever.
Bael for Fever
Consume a cup of leave decoction of Bael. Have it twice a day.
Carissa Carandas for Fever
Make leave decoction of Carissa Carandas. Drink a cup of it twice a day.
Gardenia ( Gandhraj ) for Fever
Make a decoction using bark of Gardenia ( Gandhraj ). Drink 10 ml thrice a day.
Carambola for Fever
Drink 30 ml Carambola juice once a day.
Callicarpa Tomentosa for Fever
Boil 5 g each of root and bark of Callicarpa Tomentosa tree in 1 Liter of water. Drink 10 ml thrice a day.
Chrysanthemum Indicum for Fever
Make an infusion using flowers of Chrysanthemum Indicum. Consume 28 ml thrice a day when symptoms arise.
Quisqualis ( Madhu Malti ) for Fever
Take roasted fruit of Quisqualis ( Madhu Malti ) to treat Fever.
Blumea Balsamifera for Fever
Dissolve the pounded leaves and roots of Blumea Balsamifera in cold water.
Apply Over the forehead, underarms with a soft cloth.
It lowers body temperature.
Shoe Flower ( Jasum ) for Fever
Prepare a leaf decoction of Shoe Flower ( Jasum ) and apply as a lotion on your body to normalize temperature.
Chinese Date ( Ber ) for Fever
Drink a cup of root decoction twice a day.
OR : Take dried fruit with Honey two times a day.
Night Jasmine ( Harsingar ) for Fever
Grind some fresh leaves of Night Jasmine ( Harsingar ) to make a paste. Add half teaspoon Honey and eat.
Night Jasmine Essential Oil for Fever
Night Jasmine Essential Oil reduces the temperature of the body. It fights with the infectious factors of fever because of its temperature reducing property.
Combination of Night Jasmine Essential Oil and Olive Oil in 2:1 ratio, treats the Fever and its causing factors.
Camphor Essential Oil ( Kaphur Ka Tel ) for Fever
Camphor Essential Oil ( Kaphur Ka Tel in India ) bears Antipyretic property. It lowers down the body temperature.
Add 3 to 4 drops of Camphor Essential Oil ( Kaphur Ka Tel in India ) in a bowl of boiling water. Breathe in the aroma for 5 to 10 minutes.
OR : Simply apply Camphor Essential Oil ( Kaphur Ka Tel in India ) on forehead with fingertips.
Meadowsweet for Fever
Meadowsweet is an aromatic plant and contains essential oils. It brings down the body temperature and promotes curing process.
Take dried flowers of Meadowsweet. Coarsely grind them. Add 2 tablespoons of ground Meadowsweet in a liter of water. Boil for 10 to 15 minutes. Drink half cup thrice a day. Repeat the process until the problem persists.
Caution : It should not be given to the children below 15.
Bladder Cherry ( Kakanaja ) for Fever
Antipyretic and Antimicrobial attributes of Bladder Cherry ( Kakanaja in India ) work effectively against Fever.
Eat 4 too 5 ripe Bladder Cherry ( Kakanaja in India ) daily.
Thyme Essential Oil for Fever
Thyme Essential Oil has potent Antimicrobial and Soothing properties. These properties help to bring down the body temperature.
Add 4 to drops of Thyme Essential Oil in a liter of boiling water. Inhale the steam for 5 to 10 minutes. It gives the relief to the body.
Indian Gooseberry ( Amla ) for Fever
The Antipyretic property of an Indian Gooseberry ( Amla in India ) helps in bringing down the temperature.
Add 1 tablespoon of Indian Gooseberry juice in a cup of water. Drink it two times a day to counter Fever.
How to make Indian Gooseberry juice at home?
Take 2 to 3 Indian Gooseberry fruit. Wash them and soak in water for a night. Mash and squeeze the soaked Indian Gooseberry fruits the next morning. Filter the juice. Store in a small jar.
Yarrow for Fever
Yarrow contains Salicylic Acid and has Diaphoretic property. Salicylic Acid induces sweating and Diaphoretic property helps to bring down Fever.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried Yarrow leaves. Infuse the dried herb in a cup of hot water for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain the herb. Have it warm. Repeat three times a day.
Black Pepper Essential Oil for Fever
Black Pepper Essential Oil possesses strong Antipyretic. This property helps to open up the Skin Pores and brings down the body temperature. This helps to cure Fever.
Put 1 to 2 drops of Black Pepper Essential Oil on a wet cloth. Place this cloth on the forehead.
Basil (Tulsi ) for Fever
Take 10-12 Tulsi leaves in 100 ml of water for 5 minutes. Allow it to cool. Strain if off and drink this decoction after you take the meals.
Alangium Salvifolium ( Dera ) for Fever
Take 300 mg Alangium Salvifolium ( Dera )root bark powder with a glass of lukewarm water daily. It promotes more sweating to reduce Fever.
Bitter Leaf for Fever
Drink a glass of extracted Bitter Leaf juice thrice a day to reduce fever.
Pithecellobium Dulce for Fever
Consume a glass of Pithecellobium Dulce bark decoction to alleviate Fever.
Cancer Bush for Fever
Boil Cancer Bush stem in 150 ml of water for 15 minutes. Strain it off. Drink this infusion regularly to get instant relief.
Ziziphus Joazeiro for Fever
Take 20 grams of dried Ziziphus Joazeiro bark powder and boil it in 1 liter of water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink half cup of it, 2 times a day.
Bay Leaf ( Tejpatta ) for Fever
Bay Leaf reduces the symptoms of Fever.
Prepare an infusion of Bay Leaves. Cool it and add to the cup of tea. Drink it.
Radish ( Muli ) for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Radish roots. Drink 4 glasses a day.
Lemon ( Nimbo ) for Fever
Add 1 tablespoon of Lemon juice in warm water and add a few leaves of basil. Consume this drink 2 times in a day and eat the basil leaves also.
Picrorhiza Kurroa ( Kutki ) for Fever
Prepare a decoction of Picrorhiza Kurroa root powder with Neem powder. Consume one cup of it. It will lower your body temperature.
Coriander ( Dhaniya ) for Fever
Prepare an infusion, made of Coriander seeds and one cup of cold water. Strain and drink it.
Yo may also add Sugar to improve its taste.
It is beneficial for patients who feels extremely dry via intense heat.
Clove ( Laung ) for Fever
Prepare a decoction of 3 crushed Cloves, 2 tablespoons of Aniseed, 2 Cardamoms, 6 Basil leaves and 1 stick of Cinnamon in one glass of water. Boil it til it reduces to half. Strain and drink it two times a day.
Indian Pennywort for Fever
Grind Indian Pennywort leaves to extract its juice. Consume five drops of this juice, three times a day.
Peppermint Essential Oil for Fever
Massage Peppermint Essential Oil on the feet and neck area to reduce the body heat.
It help in lowering the temperature.
Pomegranate ( Anar ) for Fever
Extract the juice of Pomegranate fruit. Take one glass of this juice with 2-3 strands of Saffron added in it. Drink it.
It provide relief from the Thirst felt during Fever.
Fennel ( Saunf ) for Fever
Take one cup of water and add two tablespoons of Fennel seeds in it. Boil it till it is reduced to half. Strain it and consume one tablespoon of this mixture, two times a day in the morning and evening.
Peppermint for Fever
Peppermint has cooling effects as it contains menthol. It causes sweating that reduces the body temperature and helps in Fever.
Have a cup of Peppermint tea in Fever.