Mosquito bites can be a danger to your health, especially if we talk about life threatening diseases such as dengue and malaria. Malaria is one of the most deadly and widespread diseases in the entire the world. It is mainly caused by the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. The parasite injects in your body when a mosquito bites you and then it spreads rapidly in your blood stream, and even travels to your liver. There is no medicine available to treat malaria, but it is important to know the natural treatment, prevention and precautions for this disease. Ayurveda has proved its worth time and again, and it can even help in boosting immunity and promoting quick healing process.
There is no vaccine available to prevent malaria. You can talk to your doctor if you experience any malarial symptoms. And as malaria is caused by a virus, the best treatment is to deal with the symptoms. World Malaria Day is held on 25 April every year. It is a day to talk about the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. Therefore, on World Malaria Day 2021, Onlymyhealth editorial team spoke to Mr. Anand Shrivastava, Chairman - Maharishi Ayurveda, Noida, about some ayurvedic remedies for boosting immunity and quicker healing process for malaria.
Ayurvedic remedies for malaria
There are many natural ayurvedic remedies for malaria that can help in reducing the menace of this disease. However, you should know that these are not the direct and only remedies that should be taken in this disease. Medical treatment is important along with some ayurvedic solutions. Here are some ayurvedic remedies to deal with malaria:
Tulsi is known for being a natural immunity booster. It can be included as an ingredient in many concoctions. Tulsi tea or water with tulsi drops is one of the best ayurvedic remedies to deal with malarial fever at home. Tulsi has antibacterial and antiviral properties that can also boost your immunity naturally. You can also add some honey and ginger to make a drink.
Consuming giloy can help in increasing the platelet count naturally. The ayurvedic root has a lot of benefits including dealing with malarial fever too. They can be consumed in the form of juice, powder and capsules. You can add this juice in a little bit of honey and take it atleast twice a day. According to many studies, this herb can help in boosting gut immunity as well. This Ayurvedic herb can provide so many medicinal benefits that you can make it a part of your daily routine.
3. Chiraita (Swertia chirata)
Chiraita or Seertia chirata is taken for fever, constipation, lose motion, loss of appetite, intestinal worms, skin conditions and even cancer. In our country, it is being used for malaria, especially when paired up with the seeds of divi-divi (Guilandina bonducella). When taken everyday, this ayurvedic herb can provide protection to the liver, by getting rid of toxins from the body. It can also help in coping up with the symptoms of malaria effectively.
4. Saptaparna (Alstonia scholaris)
Alstonia scholaris or Saptaparna is a popular, bitter tasting ayurvedic herb that is mostly used for skin conditions, intestinal worm infestation, malaria fever, urticaria, etc. It is naturally found in the Sub-Himalayan region, West Bengal, Bihar, Peninsular India and Andamans. Just take your doctor’s suggestion if you are taking this remedy along with other medicines.
5. Ateesh (Aconitum heterophylum)
Aconitum heterophyllum, which is also called ateesh, is a species of flowering plant belong to Aconitum. It is mainly used in India for traditional medicine including Ayurveda. It has multiple health benefits and can be used to deal with malaria as well. It has important natural properties that can help in fighting the symptoms of malaria.
These were some ayurvedic remedies to boost immunity and recover quickly from malaria by Mr. Anand Shrivastava. The symptoms of malaria generally start showing in 10 days to 4 weeks and then the infection. In some people, the symptoms may not show for a few months. The most common symptoms of malaria are headache, high fever, shaking, abdominal pain, vomitting, nausea, diarrhea and anemia. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to talk to a doctor.
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