12 Best Home Remedies For Mumps

 Mumps

Mumps is a viral infection caused by mumps virus affecting the salivary glands. The disease normally occurs in children between the age group five to fourteen years of age. The infection can be averted by timely immunization. The symptoms include painful swelling of the salivary gland, fever, headache, sore throat.

It is a contagious disease and can be spread by coughing; sneezing etc.The disease lasts for seven to ten days. There is no specific treatment for this disease but certain home remedies when used will help to reduce the symptoms.

12 Home Remedies For Mumps

Carrot Mixed With Grape, Pineapple Juice

This juice proves a best option during mumps as it can be gulped and requires no chewing which can cause pain in the jaw.

Pineapple Juice

Both carrot and pineapple are rich in antioxidant properties which boost the immune system thus making heal faster. Grapes have got anti bacterial and antiviral properties which destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria or virus.

Runny Oatmeal

It becomes tough to chew food due to swelling in the jaw. Here oatmeal comes as a best option as it is rich in proteins. It also contains soluble fibers which help to slow the process of digestion thus giving you a filling sensation.

Oatmeal

Cantaloupes And Mangoes

Both Cantaloupes and mangoes are rich in Vitamin C which helps the body to develop resistance against infection thus making heal faster. It is also rich in Vitamin A and flavanoids like beta-carotene and alpha-carotene which boosts the immune system.

Mangoes

Mashed Potatoes With Pepper

Mash the potatoes and sprinkle some pepper powder and have it. Potatoes are rich in carbohydrates and proteins. Pepper has got anti inflammatory properties which alleviates inflammation. The anti oxidant properties boosts the immune system making heal faster. Analgesic properties give relief from pain.

Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Onion Soup

You can have garlic onion soup with added pepper to it. All the three have got anti inflammatory properties which alleviates inflammation. The anti oxidant properties makes healing faster. The anti viral properties of garlic and onion destroy or inhibit the growth of virus. Both onion and garlic has got analgesic properties which gives relief from pain. You can also apply ginger or garlic paste to the affected area. It will give you relief from pain.

Garlic Onion Soup

Lemon Balm Or Chamomile Tea

The anti oxidant properties of lemon balm/Chamomile makes healing faster. The anti inflammatory properties alleviate inflammation. Analgesic properties give relief from pain.

Lemon Balm

Anti viral properties destroys or inhibits the growth of virus, thus beneficial for treatment of mumps. However this tea should not be given to children.

Aloe Vera Juice And Gel

Take a leaf of aloe vera squeeze it and apply the gel to the affected area. It will give you relief from pain. Intake of this juice is also beneficial for mumps. The anti oxidant properties of aloe vera makes healing faster. The anti inflammatory properties alleviate inflammation. Analgesic properties give relief from pain. Anti viral properties destroys or inhibits the growth of virus, thus beneficial for treatment of mumps. If you are allergic to garlic, onion or other types of plants in the alliaceae family, then please don’t apply aloe vera gel.

Aloe Vera Juice

Asparagus And Fenugreek Seeds

Take equal proportions of asparagus and fenugreek seeds, add some water and grind to make a paste. Apply it in the affected area.

Fenugreek Seeds

Their analgesic properties will give relief from pain. Anti inflammatory properties will alleviate inflammation. The anti oxidant properties of fenugreek seeds makes healing faster.

Peepal Leaves

The peepal leaf should be smeared in ghee and warmed over fire. This should be applied to the affected area twice daily. The analgesic properties of leaf will give relief from pain and anti inflammatory properties will alleviate inflammation.

Peepal Leaves

Neem Leaves And Turmeric Powder Paste

The application of this paste will give relief from pain because of its analgesic properties. The anti inflammatory properties of both will alleviate inflammation.

Neem Leaves

Antioxidant properties boost the immune system thus making heal faster. Antibacterial and antiviral properties destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria/virus.

Black Pepper Paste

Black pepper should be powdered and water should be added to make a paste. This paste should be applied twice daily. Pepper has got anti inflammatory properties which alleviates inflammation. The anti oxidant properties boosts the immune system making heal .Analgesic properties gives relief from pain.

Black Pepper Paste

Banyan Leaves

The banyan leaf should be smeared in ghee and warmed over fire. This should be applied to the affected area twice daily. The analgesic properties of leaf will give relief from pain and anti inflammatory properties will alleviate inflammation.

Banyan Leaves