7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020

Ok, there's really no worse feeling than being sick, it’s miserable. When you have a fever, it’s your body’s normal response to fighting infections caused by viruses or bacteria. However, you may also get a fever after a sunburn or from getting immunizations. Regardless of the cause, you are likely to experience symptoms such as weakness, loss of appetite, headaches, chills, and nausea. While you should always seek immediate medical attention if your body temperature is 103°F or higher, there are some remedies that can help you to break a slight or moderate fever. And in today’s video, we will tell you what those remedies are. From using coriander tea, taking a lukewarm bath, getting

 7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020

enough rest, using essential oils to trying the wet sock treatment and more, watch till the end to learn about all of them! Use Garlic: Garlic has many antibacterial properties. So it can be a good addition to your food when you have fever. You can add it to your soups or to anything you cook. You can massage your feet with garlic and olive oil before going to bed. You can also crush 1 garlic clove and add it to 1 cup of hot water. Let it rest for 10 minutes, and then strain. Drink this twice a day for best results. Coriander Tea: Coriander seeds contain vitamins and phytonutrients which help boost your immune system. In addition to this, the presence of antibiotic compounds and potent volatile oils,

7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020
coriander acts as an effective natural aid to combat a viral infection. You can make coriander tea by adding one tablespoon of coriander seeds to a glass of water. Boil this solution and allow it to cool, strain and add little milk and sugar for taste if you want, but they are optional. Drink this tea to relieve the symptoms of viral fever. How is this list working out for you so far? Well, keep watching because there’s a lot of more good stuff coming up, but before moving on, don’t forget to subscribe to our channel for more amazing videos like this and hit the bell icon so that you don’t miss any

updates! Dry Ginger Mixture: Ginger is a powerhouse of health benefits. It contains compounds that show anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and analgesic properties to ease the symptoms of viral fever. If you consume dry ginger with some honey, it can help you relieve the discomfort associated with viral fever. It is fairly easy to make. Take two medium-sized pieces of dry ginger in a cup of water and boil the mixture. Another method involves addition of dry ginger, one teaspoon turmeric, one teaspoon black pepper powder and a little amount of sugar. Add this to a cup of water and boil the solution

 7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020

until its volume reduces to half. Drink this solution four times a day to relieve the symptoms of viral fever. Keep Yourself Hydrated: Increased temperatures cause your body to lose fluids more quickly than usual, and unless these fluids are replaced, dehydration can occur. Dehydration can trigger headaches and sluggishness, which can make you feel worse. Frequent sips of water and other fluids can stave off dehydration and help you feel better. Caffeine increases urination, which can contribute

7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020
 to dehydration, so stick to herbal or non-caffeinated teas. Mustard Seeds: Mustard seeds are one of the effective home remedies for fever. The phytonutrients present in mustard seeds can bring down fever in both adults and children. Take a handful of mustard seeds and put in a cup of warm water. This should be steeped well for the next 5 minutes and then consumed. It will surely help in the treatment of fever without much effort. Follow this till the problem is completely treated. Take A Lukewarm Bath: Taking bath in lukewarm will work brilliantly in lowering down your body

temperature. Avoiding a bath during fever will intensify your problem as the infection can take over your body. Also, avoid cold water to soak yourself as it will warm up your interior body than cooling it down. You can also try taking a sponge bath or can place a damp cloth on your forehead and neck. Armpit and inguinal region are high heat areas which can also be sponged with cool water to decrease your body temperature. Load Up on Vitamin C: Vitamin C plays an important role in your body. It is very helpful in strengthening your immune system. Along with limes, oranges, grapefruits, leafy

 7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020

greens, and other fruits and vegetables, lemons are a good source of vitamin C. Adding fresh lemon juice to hot tea with honey may reduce phlegm when you’re sick. Drinking hot or cold lemonade may also help. While these drinks may not help reduce your fever entirely, they can help you get the vitamin C that your immune system needs. Getting enough vitamin C can also relieve upper respiratory tract infections and other illnesses. Apply Cold Packs: This is one of the simplest and

easiest things you can do while suffering from fever. It requires very little effort. All you need is a bowl of cold water and a cotton handkerchief. You can ask your family or friends to apply this cold pack. Just take a bowl of cold water. Now wet the piece of handkerchief with this water and make sure to squeeze the excess liquid out. Put it over your forehead, cheeks, neck, chest, abdomen or lower leg. Repeat this cold pack application for at least 15 minutes for relief. Avoid using chilled water or ice cubes for the cold pack as it may worsen your fever. Get Plenty Of Rest: Getting enough

rest helps your body heal faster by strengthening the immune system. In addition, a lot of physical activity can raise your temperature even more, so avoid moving around too much if you can help it. If you're able, take time off of work or school so you can rest up and start feeling better faster. Sleep deprivation can weaken the immune system, increase the production of stress hormones, put you at higher risk for chronic disease, and lower life expectancy. So make sure you get plenty of sleep as well. Drink Turmeric Milk: Curcumin is a major component of turmeric. Research shows that it

possesses properties that can mitigate any inflammation that may surface with fever or flu. It possesses antipyretic properties that decrease body temperature during fever. Boil a glass of milk. Then add 1 teaspoon of turmeric and mix well. Drink it while it is warm. Have one cup two times a day for best results. Apple Cider Vinegar: Apart from being a common remedy for weight loss, reduced cholesterol, and blood sugar, ACV is also good to combat fever. Its slightly acidic nature

7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020
leaves a cooling effect on your body. Take a spoonful of a mixture of 2 parts ACV and 1 part honey, and have it 3-4 times a day. You can also use ACV as a sponging base. Take some clean napkins and soak them in a liquid of diluted apple cider vinegar with 1 part ACV to 2 parts water. Use them as cold-compresses by placing them on your forehead, stomach or feet for best results. Eat Bland, Mild Foods: It’s normal to experience loss of appetite when you have a fever. Eating mostly mild, bland

 7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020

foods can be helpful, especially if vomiting occurs. You don’t need to force yourself to eat, but do drink up. Bland foods include bananas, oatmeal and bone broth. Fruit juice popsicles are often good for children. But generally, try to offer unrefined, less sugary foods when possible. Take a Fever Reducer: Often, one of the most effective ways to bring down a fever is to use over the counter

medications such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Aspirin can also be effective for adults, but it should not be given to children or teenagers. Be sure to use the proper dosage and don’t use them along with other fever-reducing medications. This is because taking too much fever reducing medication is not only ineffective, but it is also dangerous! You can sustain damage to your organs and it won’t help bring your temperature down any faster. Since many multi symptom cough and cold remedies contain acetaminophen, it is extremely important to check the ingredients of all the medications that you are using. Increase Your Probiotic Intake: Probiotics are especially helpful in

healing the gut, even during illness, as they help support the immune system. Did you know that more than 70 percent of your entire immune system is located in your digestive tract? When you have a fever, it’s your immune system that’s compromised. Probiotics can help reduce the risk of certain acute common infectious diseases and enhance immune function. Sipping on some kombucha or having some miso soup or yogurt may help when you are sick with fever. Don’t Overdress: Don’t bundle up with blankets or extra clothes, even if you have the chills, because this may keep the fever from coming down or even make it go higher. Instead, try one layer of lightweight clothing and one

7 Natural Remedies To Bring Down Your Fever 2020
lightweight blanket for sleep. The room should be at a comfortable temperature. However, if the room is hot or stuffy, a fan may help circulate the air. Try Wet Sock Treatment: The wet sock treatment may sound strange, but many people swear by this natural remedy to help stimulate the immune system and increase blood circulation. It is best to use this technique on the first day of the illness and to do it for a few nights in a row for maximum effectiveness. First, you will need to warm your feet in a warm bath or shower. Dry them completely. Then, right before going to bed, soak a thin pair of cotton socks in cold water, wring them out and slip them on. Cover with a pair of dry wool

socks. The wet socks should be warm and dry in the morning. If you wake in the middle of the night and the socks are already dry, repeat before going back to sleep. Turn To Essential oils: You can sweat it out with peppermint oil, ginger oil, and cinnamon bark oil which can help warm the circulatory system and cause sweating. Lavender, thyme, rosemary, eucalyptus, and sage oils also help to provide soothing comfort when treating a fever. Try applying a few drops of lavender oil in cool water and soak a washcloth in the mixture. Rest it on your forehead for a cooling, relaxing effect. Alternatively, mix a few drops of peppermint oil with coconut oil and rub it on the bottoms of your feet and the back of your neck. Do you get sick often? What is your best home remedy for fever? Let us know in the comments section below!