Malaria is caused by the bite of a mosquito known as the Anopheles mosquito. A bite from this mosquito transfers a parasite known as Plasmodium into the blood stream. These parasites cause malaria. Only the anopheles mosquito is able to carry these parasites. When the mosquito bites an infected person, the blood containing the parasites mixes with mosquito’s saliva and when the mosquito bites a healthy person, the parasites are injected into the person’s bloodstream.
These mosquitoes generally breed in unhygienic conditions and stagnant water. The symptoms generally occur six to seven days after the mosquito bite when the parasites begin invading the red blood cells. The symptoms which can range from mild to very severe are high fever, shaking chills, headaches, muscle and joint aches, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and sometimes diarrhea may also occur. If not treated timely, malaria can become life threatening by disrupting the blood supply to the vital organs like the kidneys, brain and liver.
Ways To Treat Malaria
Cinnamon is known to treat and cure a vast number of diseases and ailments. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which remove all the harmful free radicals from the body and detoxify it. Cinnamon also helps to strengthen the immune system which in turn battles with the dangerous parasite.
Pound a stick of cinnamon and add it to glass of boiling water. Continue boiling on a low heat for three minutes then turn off the heat and cover the pan. After ten minutes strain the tea and add half a teaspoon of black pepper and one teaspoon of honey to it. Sip the hot tea two times daily.
Holy Basil or Tulsi
Tulsi has phenomenal healing and curative powers. It is full of powerful antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which get rid of the parasite and purify the blood. Tulsi also brings relief in the headache, muscle ache, and joint ache and removes the feeling of tiredness.
Boil a cup of water and add five to six tulsi leaves to it. Simmer for a minute then cover the pan. After ten minutes strain the tea and drink three to four cups of it daily.
Black Pepper And Honey
Boil a glass of water and add one teaspoon of crushed pepper corns and two crushed cloves to it. Simmer for three minutes then turn off the heat. Cover the pan and after ten minutes pour the tea into a glass. Stir in one teaspoon of honey and drink this tea twice daily.
Take a glass of warm water and add four teaspoons of lemon juice to it. Add one teaspoon of sugar and a good pinch of rock salt. Drink this mixture three times daily. Lemon will not only help to detoxify the body but it will also prevent nausea and vomiting and bring relief in the other symptoms.
Heat a griddle and when it is quite hot, place a few pieces of alum onto it. Roast the alum till it puffs up. Grind the alum to a fine powder and swallow one teaspoon of it with a glass of water twice a day. The anti- parasitical properties of alum will cure the malaria very quickly.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.