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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Ayurvedic Medicine For Fever


Ayurvedic Medicine For Fever
Fever refers to a disorder in which body temperature goes beyond normal. It is also described as a disturbance in the regular functioning of the systems. It is a common ailment that can occur both in adult as well as children. The Normal temperature of a healthy body is range between 98.4 to 99.5 degrees F degrees F.
Common symptoms are that it in general begins with little shivering, pain in the head and different parts from the body, thirst and great sluggishness. The flow of urine is scanty as the fever rises; the pulse and respiration turn out to be faster. Finally, there is plentiful sweating, a copious flow of concentrated urine, and overall relief of symptoms.

AYURVEDIC VIEW ON FEVER

According to the principles of Ayurveda, this condition is resulted in due to an imbalance of the three Dosha, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. With the change of the season, the Doshas get imbalanced and cause to fever. Ayurvedic practitioners believe that those who are prone to allergy and often suffer from throat troubles are victims of fate of this fever. However, you can manage a good health controlled through it by enough immune power.

AYURVEDIC REMEDIES FOR FEVER

Fasting: It strengthens the digestive system and eliminates AMA which in turn cleans the channels throughout the body. A strong person can fast while the week may take up to a light diet. Lot of liquid diet such as vegetable soups or hot water just ginger is advisable as it soothes aggravated dosha.

Sweating: One can consume a plain spicy tea to induce sweat, or he can be covered by a blanket so that it makes you sweat as this process the toxin is cleared body temperature that is raised and kills the virus and normalizes the body temperature.

Diet Light: After the body reaches the normal temperature, the person must take three meals in a balanced diet like light fresh fruits and raw vegetables and slightly cooked food according to his age.

Bitter Ayurvedic drugs : Burn's ama, growths the white blood cell count which helps the body to encounter infections. Generally used medicines in this condition are Dasamoola kaduthryam qwath, Amruthothram qwath, Indukantham qwath, Dhanwantharam qwath, Amrutharishta, Sudarsanasava, Dasmoolarishta, Vettumaran tablet, gorochanadi tablet, gopichandanadi tablet, sooryprabha tablet, sirasooladi vajra rasam, laxmi Vilas rasam, Ananda bhairava ras, etc.

DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CURING FEVER

When internal systems are committed enough to reduce fever to emerge and take hold, it is vital that the patient has a balanced diet, but carefully planned to help the recovery until it is reached.

For the first day of the disease the patient can have problem in digesting food, thus it is necessary to give the digestive system a chance to rest before the repair. And so, solid foods should be abandoned for a period of 24 hours or less.
While plenty of rest is recommended for the sick, only hot juices, vegetable juices and liquefied food must be given.

After this initial period, the patient should gradually to reintroduce to solid food, following a fruit diet for a period of 2-3 days.

Raw fruit is a wonderful for the cleansing of body, and the consumed can soon turn back toxins (AMAS), with the variety of sweet, sour, cool, soothing juices, flavors and textures.
  
RECOMMENDED FOOD FOR FEVER
  • Pineapple
  • Peach
  • Melon
  • Grape
  • Pear
  • Apple
  • Orange, particularly important due to its rich nutrient of vitamin c which strengthens resistance to further infection.
FOOD TO AVOID WHEN YOU HAVE A FEVER
  • Sweets
  • Ice cream
  • Sugar and its assorted by-products
  • Flour and associated produce
Accumulate of all these foods, saturated fats and acidity eventually build up into Ama that disturbed the dhosas  the three main body and prevents them function properly.

After fever, the patient is suggested to undergo a Detoxification (mild purgative regime - Panchakarma) therapy as it drives out remaining ama and toughens the digestive system. Then he can undergo an anticipatory regime that will lower the possibilities of recurrence of fever.






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