Most fevers/high temperatures in children are not serious and are due to the common infections of childhood such as coughs, colds and other viral infections.
Parents do come to us at Dr Mankads’ Homeoclinic for Homeopathic treatment of their children having fever. Homeopathic medicines improve child’s immunity and helps combating fever very naturally and in totally harmless manner.
The part of the brain called the hypothalamus controls body temperature. The hypothalamus increases the body’s temperature as a way to fight the infection. So let us not interfere with the process of hypothalamus by giving anti pyretic unnecessarily. You need to take general care of your child while he is running fever along with homeopathic treatment.
- Give leukewarm water to drink
- Avoid giving heavy foods, instead prepare easy to digest recipes for your child
- Give more fluids and plenty of water
- Avoid giving curd or buttermilk at night if fever is with respiratory origin
Basil is an effective herb for bringing down a fever. This herb is just as effective as many types of antibiotics in the market. Its healing properties will help reduce fever very quickly.
- Boil together 20 basil leaves and one teaspoon of crushed ginger in one cup water, until the solution gets reduced to half. Add a little honey and drink this tea two or three times a day for three days
- In case of high fever, soak a wash cloth in cool tap water, wring out the excess water and then sponge areas like your armpits, feet, hands and groin to reduce the temperature.
Homeopathic treatment for fever
Carefully selected homeopathic medicines are much effective in case of any fever. Depending upon cause of fever the selection of medicines varies. Medicines can better build up the immunity if child is having recurrent fevers. Some of the medicines helpful in fever are.
Ferrum Phos, Aconite, Bryonia, Belladonna, Arsenic alb, Gelsemium, Eupatorium, Rhus tox, China off, China ars and many more.
In ‘Homeogems’ we have carefully selected homeopathic medicines for fever which will help your kid to get rid of any kind of fever.