There is no such particular treatment for the disease but the symptoms can be treated individually and Home Remedies for Chikungunya are effective and can be your savior.
The unbearable pain and fever that one has to suffer from chikungunya are outrageous, being said that chikungunya is a viral mosquito-borne infection that can be contagious from one person to the other. Its means chikungunya is caused by chikungunya virus (CHIKV) which is spread from one person to another by the bite of an infected mosquito. Even though the condition itself is not fatal, the symptoms that one has to experience are deadly. The joint pains can even persist in some even after the patient has recovered.
So, through this, we will let you know some effective home remedies that are tried and tested by many patients. Try these remedies and also share them with your loved ones who are suffering from chikungunya.
The symptoms can appear within 4-12 days of infection, so early diagnosis and better treatment of this disease are hard, however, home remedies can be more effective even at late stages.
Top 5 Home Remedies for Chikungunya – Natural Treatment
1. IAFA’S Jwar Har Swaras or Tulsi leaves
IAFA’S Jwar Har Swaras is made up of herbs like Giloy stem juice, Kalmegh Panchang, Tulsi, Abuse leaf juice, and Choti dudhi which help in giving relieve fever and flu symptoms besides also help in boosting immunity.
Or you can just boil some tulsi leaves in water and boil them until the water comes to half, then drink the water. Tulsi helps in giving instant relief from high fever and also boosts immunity and reduces inflammation.
2. Bathe with Epsom salt or neem leaves
Having a warm shower with Epsom salt or neem leaves can relieve joint pain and inflammation, further, neem leaves help in kicking out the infection. Joint pains are more excruciating in chikungunya patients, to treat this, it is the best home remedy.
Turmeric is the best home remedy for the Chikungunya Natural Treatment. Turmeric is the best anti-inflammatory herb that is easily available and quite affordable and we Indians use it every day. Turmeric plays a key role in reducing the high inflammation in the body, fights infections due to its antimicrobial properties, and also boosts immunity.
4. Coconut water
Coconut water helps in giving relief from high fever and also boosts the immune system. Coconut water helps in the speedy recovery of the disease and heals the liver which got infected severely during the fever.
5. Ginger and garlic
Ginger and garlic are well-known herbs for their anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger also has fewer pain-relieving properties too. Apply ginger paste or garlic paste over the knees to get instant relief from the pain.
The Bottom Line
Although the condition itself isn’t fatal, the symptoms are more serious and can make the patient weak. To help the patient to deal with deadly symptoms, these top 5 Home Remedies for Chikungunya are the best and most effective. By following these home remedies one can easily treat the disease at home and can also boost immunity. For further guidance on the disease and how to treat it naturally, book an online consultation with Dr. Sahil Gupta.