IMPORTANT NOTICE: Do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Use home remedies only as a supplemental treatment.
Typhoid fever or typhoid is caused by Salmonella typhi or s. typhi. and salmonella paratyphi. It is a water and foodborne disease that causes acute fever and dehydrates the body of a person. It spreads through a human carrier disinfecting the water and food. The bacteria get deposited in the food and water and multiply to infect any other person.
It focuses on the small intestines and flows into the bloodstream, infecting the spleen, liver, the bone marrow, gallbladder and the lymphatic tissues of the bowels. It causes a fever that can grow to unmanageable levels and sometimes may also cause the death of the patient.
Important Home Remedies For Typhoid Fever
Garlic is a natural antibiotic that can kill the bacteria causing typhoid. It detoxifies your gut, gets rid of harmful elements from the body, heals the immune system, and boosts your recovery to at least 3 times.
This remedy will improve your immune system, eliminate toxins, and provide strength and resistance to your body.
Take a clove of garlic. If it is too large, cut it into half. Swallow this clove using lukewarm water, empty stomach. Make sure this is the first thing you do every morning.
You may also keep on sucking garlic clove for 20-25 minutes. The garlic will suck in all bacteria from your mouth and will act as a disinfectant and antibacterial. Do not do this treatment empty stomach; eat at least a fruit before doing this.
Lime Water And Orange Juice
Lemons and oranges replenish your body with lost minerals, nutrients, and water content. They can prevent dehydration, boost your immunity, and provide your weak and emaciated body with all the required minerals.
Drink Lime water and orange juices 4-5 times a day. Excessive drinking can cause more urination and this will soothe your body from excessive heat and the toxins too.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Due to the cooling effect of apple cider vinegar, it can lower the body temperature and replenishes the minerals lost due to diarrhea when consumed regularly.
Lemons can boost your immunity since they are full of vitamin C. It alkalizes your gut and is a natural disinfectant. Its acidic properties can also take away the heat from your body.
You can simply add lemon slices to the water you drink or make a tea using lemon, ginger, honey, and basil leaves and drink it 2-3 times a day. It will provide you the needed minerals and replenish the water lost in diarrhea. For, better results, you can also add some black pepper and cloves.
Iron-rich fruits and veggies should be taken to strengthen your body. These include dried fruits such as raisins and apricots, carrots, beetroots, blanched beans, green leafy vegetables, especially spinach, poultry, fish, and red meat. Avoid eating foods with spices as spicy food will take up all the nutrients you provided your body, for its digestion and make you feel tiresome, thus barring your recovery process.
Coconut Water, Butter Milk, And Fruit Juices
Coconut water is a natural energy drink rich in calcium, sodium, magnesium, potassium, fats, carbohydrates and electrolyte content. It boosts your metabolism and provides you energy.
Drink as much coconut water as you can. For tripling results, you can add a mashed banana to your coconut water. It will also provide you with some solid intake when you get tired of drinking all the fluids.
Buttermilk can provide you with calcium, protein, and 40 kcal per 100 grams. You can add in some pepper powder or coriander juice for added benefits. It will keep your body cool and hydrated.
Fruit juices restore the water and minerals in your body and keep the heat and the body temperature low.
Basil Leaves And Black Pepper
Take 5 basil leaves and 8 grains of black pepper. Add about 8 shreds of saffron to it. Make a thick paste by grinding them together and take a tablespoon of this paste after every meal of the day by dissolving it in a glass of warm milk.
They work as a natural tonic for your body. Soak some raisins in cool water for about 2 hours and then eat them daily.
Cold compresses can help to cool down very high temperatures of the body.
Take a washcloth or towel and soak it in cool water. Wring out the excess water and place the washcloth/towel on your forehead. Dip and place the cool, wet towel very frequently to provide a cooling effect on your body. You can also place this wet washcloth on other parts later like your hands, groin, feet, and armpits. Do not use ice-cold water as it will further worsen the condition.
Oral Re-Hydration Solution (ORS)
Oral rehydration (ORS) solution can be bought from the market or made at home.
Just 3 spoons of powdered sugar and half a teaspoon of salt in a bowl and mix well. Add a spoonful of this mixture to a glass of water and drink regularly. It replenishes water and energy to the body and relieves the patient’s body from the discomfort.