The dreaded season of dengue is here, government has asked to spend awareness for the same. Being caused by a virus, dengue does not have any specific medication. maintaining proper hydration and taking the necessary preventive steps is the real key for combating this. many fevers of unknown origins are also included in the dengue criterion during the peak time. one may take the following preparations for increasing immunity and helping build great defense system for the body. Here are some of herbal preparations which are easy to do and have been clinically proven –
1. papaya juice – juice of the leaves of papaya plant as well the fruit has shown even curative action against the fever. it has been tested for the same by many researchers
2. tulsi tea – herbal decoction made with tulsi leaves is a great immunomodulator in general. it is effectice anti-dote for most fevers including dengue. black pepper and licorice can also be added alternatively to add to the flavor ana health properties
3. Amla juice- for increasing vitamin c content of the body, maintaing proper hydration. the indian goosebery is rich in content. it can be made tastier by adding black salt, honey and roasted jeera powder to make a helathy aand refreshing monsoon drink.
4. stay away from caffeine based drinks as they tend to dehydrate the body, avoid too much of sugar to prevent any infections.