6 Effective and home therapies for dengue fever

Dengue fever is spread by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infested with a dengue virus. The mosquito becomes infected when it bites a person with dengue virus in their blood. There is no chance of it spreading directly from one person to another person via contact.


Most cases of dengue fever in the United States happen in people who contracted the infection while they were traveling overseas. But the risk is growing for people living along the Texas-Mexico border and in many different parts of the southern United States.

Here are some homemade ideas to stay safe from the dengue fever.


1 What is Dengue fever and its symptoms and causes?

Dengue fever is an illness that caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes to humans.

Symptoms include severe joint and muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes, headache, fever, exhaustion, and rash. The presence of fever, rash, and headache is characteristic of dengue fever.


Dengue is predominant throughout the tropics and subtropics. Since dengue fever is produced by a virus, there is no exact medicine or antibiotic to treat it. For classic dengue fever, the cure is focused toward relief of the symptoms or symptomatic treatment.

 What is Dengue fever and its symptoms and causes?

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Most cases occur in tropical areas of the world, with the greatest risk occurring in:

The Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, Southern China, Taiwan, The Pacific Islands, The Caribbean (except Cuba and the Cayman Islands), Mexico, Africa and Central and South America (except Chile, Paraguay, and Argentina)


2 Barley Grass

Barley grass possesses the exceptional ability to considerably increase the body’s blood platelet count by stimulating the creation of more blood cells.

In order to digest Barley, you can either drink barley tea or eat barley grass directly or take out the juice of Barley and you will see a quick upsurge in platelet count, which is one of the more severe side effects of dengue fever that can extend weakness and increase the vulnerability of the body to dengue haemorrhagic fever and more serious complications and can also be fatal.

Barley Grass

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3 /Neem Leaves

Neem leaves are generally prescribed for a variety of sicknesses, and dengue fever is no exception from them.


Immersing neem leaves and then drinking the resulting brew has the ability to increase both the blood platelet count and the number of white blood cell count, two of the most risky side effects of the virus. Correctly brewed neem leaves can improve the weakened immune system to fight against the dengue virus and it also gives you your strength back much quicker than many other home preparations.

 Neem Leaves

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4 Papaya Leaves

Although the exact reason is still unclear to everyone, papaya leaves are extensively known as being a natural cure for dengue fever.

The complex mix of nutrients and organic composites in papayas can cause a rapid rise in the blood’s platelet count, it also contains high levels of vitamin C which help in stimulating the immune system, and produce the required antioxidants to help in reducing oxidative stress and remove additional toxins in the blood.

The leaves can be crumpled and then they should be strained using a clean cloth to drink the pure juice.

Papaya Leaves

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5 Orange Juice

Orange juice contains the rich combination of antioxidants and vitamins which makes it perfect for treating the secondary symptoms of dengue fever and it helps in eliminating the virus.

Orange juice actually helps to stimulating the antibodies of the immune system, growth in urination and the release of toxins, and stimulates cellular repair due to vitamin C’s crucial role in the creation of collagen.

Orange Juice

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6 Fenugreek

Fenugreek leaves are known for their ability to decrease fever and it also acts as a slight sedative to ease pain and encourage more restful and better quality sleep for patients. Fenugreek leaves are a very popular home remedy for dengue fever symptoms in numerous places around the world especially in the Indian subcontinent.


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7 Basil

Chewing on basil leaves may be very beneficial to you as it is known to be an excellent immune booster in many Ayurveda medicine journals. It is known to contain many properties that make it an excellent immune-boosting herb, and that makes it a wonderful homemade thing to eat in order to fight against dengue fever.

Basil essential oil also possess natural insecticidal properties and applying it to that will make you less attractive mosquitoes, making basil a treatment and a preventative strategy.


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