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Chikungunya finds promising results with Homeopathy treatment

Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes

ANI  |  New Delhi 

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This rainy season, if anybody gets bitten by the mosquito-borne viral disease, chikungunya, then doctors have suggested that may offer a promising relief.

is a form of viral caused by an that is transmitted to humans by the bite of the infected Aedes Aegypti mosquito during the day and breed in stagnant water.

The symptoms of include:

  • The typical symptom of is the unexpected inception of high grade
  • Extreme headache and weakness are common.
  • The main symptom is joint pains which may last for weeks or months even after the is gone. In some of the cases known, the pain has been known to last for years. Once infected, a person gains lifelong from chikungunya.
  • There is pain in joints and muscles along with the fever.
  • and vomiting can also be seen in some cases.
  • The fever generally lasts about a week and in some of the cases it can go on for up to 10 days.

The fever is often biphasic. It remains for a couple of days, gets better and then returns again.

It is not incurable, and a person suffering from this illness is supposed to build up a lifelong Once a person gets infected through a mosquito bite, he or she will not fall ill instantly.

Here are few of the easy to avoid this to get caught off and stay protected.

According to Dr Pankaj Aggarwal - Senior physician at Agarwal Homeo Clinic, New Delhi:

  • - contains all vital minerals and electrolytes that make your body charged.
  • Drinking a lot of water will help fight Chikungunya. The minerals and electrolytes help in making you stronger and strengthen the immune system to fight against all diseases.
  • Tulsi - Intake of boiled tulsi in water for three to four times a day can prevent from attacking you. It will help in boosting your immune system.
  • Kasuri methee - Consuming some Kasuri Methee leaves boiled in water will help to keep you away from Chikungunya and other germ.
  • Papaya leaves - Leaves of papaya help your body to form more platelets. Squeeze out the fresh juice from papaya leaves and consume it daily.
  • Black Pepper - Black pepper helps to fight against the pain causing Boiled it with tulsi and consuming it twice a day may help a lot. It's a natural anti biotic and pepper is very effective to boost your power.

First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 12:08 IST