How To Treat Chikungunya Naturally??

What is Chikungunya?

Chikungunya is a viral borne disease caused by infected female mosquitoes-Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus and having No cure. The biting of these mosquitoes is more common in the early morning and early evening. The word chikungunya is derived from Kimakonde language whose meaning is ‘to become contorted’.  The biggest factor for the disease is the breeding of mosquitoes nearby human settlement. The disease has been reported in different parts of the world such as Africa, Asia, Europe and America

Symptoms of Chikungunya

The disease has many signs and symptoms but the most important and debilitating symptoms are fever and severe joint pain. The symptoms of the disease start showing after 4 to 8 days of biting the infected Aedes mosquitoes. Some symptoms remained for a long time, especially joint pain.

Effective Pure Natural treatments for chikungunya

There is no as such medicines are available for the treatment of chikungunya but through Alternative Medicine and home remedies, it can be treated, prevented and control to a greater extent. Here, I will elaborate how Ayurveda, Yoga, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Siddha, Home Remedies and Unani are helpful in prevention and treatment of chikungunya.

Best Naturals remedies for Chikungunya

  • The combination of honey and lime juice is helpful in this case.
  • The application of garlic paste in the joint regions is helpful to ease joint pain.
  • The mix of honey (1tsp), warm water (200gram) and celery seeds (3gram) is useful.
  • Eating and crunching carrot is helpful to ease joint pain.
  • Grapes and Cow milk is beneficial in chikungunya.
  • The juice of papaya is good during the disease.
  • The light massage at the joint region is helpful.
  • Stew peppers are rich in anti-inflammatory properties, may be taken to subsidise pain.
  • Vitamin C and leafy green vegetables should be preferred.
  • Easily digestible food should consume
  • Use ginger and turmeric frequently in your diet.
  • Give much more thrust upon liquid diet
  • Coconut water is quite beneficial in such cases.
  • The drinking of wheat grass juice is helpful to ease the various symptoms.
  • Drink fresh fruit juice

  Ayurveda for chikungunya treatment

  • Boiled water (1 litre), Tulsi leaves (10) and coriander powder (10gram) for 10 minutes followed by cool it. Consume it after the interval of three hours for the whole day to ease the symptoms of chikungunya.
  • Its fever can be managed by taking Tribhuvan Kriti (125-250mg) twice a day for 5 days.

Yoga for chikungunya prevention

  • For chikungunya patients, practicing of Pranayama and doing some light loosening yogic exercises is helpful.
  • Practice Sitali and Sheetkari Pranayama to minimize the severity of fever.
  • To ease joint pain, one should practice loosening yogic exercises like to and fro of toes, up and down of wrists to by straightening your legs and hands respectively.
  • Practice of Chandrabehdi Pranayama is good to reduce fever.

Chikungunya prevention
We all know the proverbs ‘prevention is better than cure’ is appropriately suited for this disease. Here, some of the preventive measures are given to control chikungunya.

  • It is suggested to take maximum rest.
  • Take more and more fluids to prevent dehydration.
  • Insecticides should spread regularly.
  • Fogging of the area should be frequent.
  • Advised to wear cloth like full sleeves and long pants or trousers to protect your body from mosquito exposure.
  • Repellent can be used.