Fever Ayurveda Treatment – Ayurveda Melbourne

July 25, 2018
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Fever Ayurveda Treatment

By Dr Sajimon George BAMS, AAA, ATMS

According to Ayurveda, a disturbance in the regulation of body temperature is called jwara (fever). According to Ayurveda, the generator of the bodily temperature is located in the forehead. Fever can either be a disease or a symptom of another disease.  Fever as a disease is classified into eight categories in Ayurveda called Aghantuja, Vata, Pitta, Kapha, Pitta-Kapha, Vata-Pitta, Vata-Kapha and Vata-Pitta-Kapha.

 

Ayurvedic rules for fever management

  • Consuming light foods or fasting is highly recommended for all types of fevers
  • Warm water is prescribed to drink
  • Warm liquid diets including barley and vegetable soup is prescribed
  • Steamed vegetables with little or no spices in them
  • Foods that are difficult to digest such as diary, oily foods, sweets, spicy foods should be avoided.
  • Fruits and fruit juices are prescribed especially oranges because of its rich content of vitamin c which increases resistance to infections.
  • Rice starch is a highly recommended remedy to flush out toxins and increase urination.

Causes of fever

There could be various reasons that contribute to causing fever. Usually, Fever is caused as a response to an infection causing the body to raise its temperature. Extreme heat or sun exposure can also lead for us to run a fever. Some medications prescribed for other diseases can also cause fever as a side effect.

 

Symptoms of fever

  • Chills and shivers
  • throatSore
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sweating
  • Body pain
  • Dehydration
  • High temperature

 

Useful herbs in treating fever

  • Garlic – acts as a natural remedy for cold and fever because of its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
  • Holy basil – it is an excellent antibiotic and germicidal and protects the body from all infections including cold and fever.
  • Ginger – it is the quintessential herb for its anti-bacterial and fungal properties and its fever curing powers.
  • Honey – honey has anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal properties. It is a very nourishing food to have during cold and fever.
  • Fenugreek – it has healing compounds that bring down fever and alleviates infections
  • Coriander – it is natural immune booster that combats cold and fever
  • Cinnamon – it is a natural antibiotic that can treat cough, cold and flu.

 

Ayurveda treatment for fever

In Ayurveda fever is treated according to the types classified as:

  • vataja jwara (seasonal fever of monsoon) – herbal decoctions, expressed juices and rubbing the body with clarified butter is also prescribed during certain conditions.
  • piitaja jawara (seasonal fever of autumn) – herbal decoctions, cooling drugs, cold infused drugs and gargles prepared with herbs are used to treat pittaja fever.
  • kaphaja jawara (seasonal fever of spring) – herbal mixtures, pastes and decoctions are used to treat kaphaja fever.

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Disclaimer: In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.

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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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