Are the rising swine flu casualties providing you with jitters? Undecided how one can keep away from falling prey to the rising epidemic? At the beginning, there may be completely no must panic.
Listed below are some simple steps you may take to sort out a flu virus of any type, together with swine flu. It’s not essential to comply with all of the steps without delay. You possibly can decide and select a mixture of cures that go well with you finest. Nevertheless, if you’re already affected by flu, these measures will help solely as much as an extent.
1. Have 5 duly washed leaves of Tulsi (often known as Basil in English; medicinal title Ocimum sanctum) on a regular basis within the morning. Tulsi has numerous therapeutic properties. It retains throat and lungs clear and helps in infections by the use of strengthening your immunity.
2. Giloi (medicinal title Tinospora cordifolia) is a generally accessible plant in lots of areas. Take a one-foot lengthy department of giloi, add 5 to 6 leaves of Tulsi and boil in water for 15-20 minutes or lengthy sufficient to permit the water to extract its properties. Add black pepper and sendha (salt used throughout spiritual fasts), rock or black salt, or Misri (crystalised sugar like lumps to make it candy) in response to style. Let it cool a bit and drink this kadha (concoction) whereas nonetheless heat. It’s going to work wonders in your immunity. If giloi plant just isn’t accessible, get processed giloi powder from Hamdard or others, and concoct an identical drink as soon as a day.
three. A small piece of camphor (kapoor) roughly the scale of a pill ought to be taken a couple of times a month. It may be swallowed with water by adults whereas kids can take it together with mashed potatoes or banana as a result of they may discover it troublesome to have it with none aides. Please keep in mind camphor is to not be taken on a regular basis, however solely as soon as every season, or as soon as a month.
four. Those that can take garlic, should have two pods of uncooked garlic very first thing within the morning. To be swallowed each day with lukewarm water. Garlic too strengthens immunity like the sooner measures talked about.
5. These not allergic to exploit, should take a glass of scorching or lukewarm milk each night time with a small measure of haldi (turmeric).
6. Aloe vera (gwarpatha) too is a generally accessible plant. Its thick and lengthy, cactus-like leaves have an odourless gel. A teaspoon gel taken with water each day can work wonders for not solely your pores and skin and joint pains, but additionally increase immunity.
7. Take homeopathic medicines \u2014 Pyrogenium 200 and Inflenzium 200 specifically \u2014 5 tablets 3 times a day, or two-three drops 3 times a day. Whereas these aren’t particularly focused at H1N1 both, these work nicely as preventive towards widespread flu virus.
eight. Do Pranayam each day (ideally below steering if you’re already not initiated into it) and go for morning jog\/stroll repeatedly to maintain your throat and lungs in good situation and physique in high-quality fettle. Even in small measures, it’ll work wonders in your physique’s resistance towards all such ailments which assault the nostril, throat and lungs, in addition to retaining you match.
9. Have citrus fruits, notably Vitamin C wealthy Amla (Indian gooseberry) juice. Since contemporary Amla just isn’t but accessible out there (not for one more three to 4 months), it isn’t a nasty concept to purchase packaged Amla juice which is often accessible these days.
10. Final however not the least, wash your arms regularly each day with cleaning soap and heat water for 15-20 seconds; particularly earlier than meals, or every time after touching a floor that you simply suspect may very well be contaminated with flu virus corresponding to a door deal with or a knob\/deal with, particularly you probably have returned from a public place or used public transport. Alcohol-based hand cleaners ought to be stored useful always and used till you may get cleaning soap and heat water.
(The writer is an avid reader and follower of other therapies together with non secular therapeutic, ayurveda, yoga and homeopathy)