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6 home remedies that can help relieve viral fever

Suffering from viral fever? Here are some natural remedies that will help you beat the condition.

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Updated : July 22, 2016 2:23 PM IST

Natural Remedies For Viral Fever

Viral fever is quite common during the winters, especially in children. Although antibiotics are available to get rid of viral infection, there are few natural remedies which help you to get out of this situation easily.

Dill Seeds Decoction

Dill seeds decoction: The presence of flavonoids and monoterpenes in dill seeds makes them the best natural remedy to combat viral infection. To a cup of boiling water, add few suwa seeds, peppercorn and kalonji. Add coriander powder, boil for 10 minutes and strain. Drink this water to lower the body temperature and enhance the immune system.

Tulsi Leaves

Tulsi leaves: Known for their anti-bacterial, antibiotic and germicidal properties, tulsi leaves are powerful natural remedy for viral fever. Make a tulsi leaves decoction by boiling about two cups of water with few tulsi leaves and clove powder. Drink this solution every two hours to attain instant relief from viral fever. Also Read - First Drug Approved For Hot Flashes: Know What Causes Them?

Rice Starch

Rice starch: Known as kanji in hindi, rice starch has been used as a natural aid to relieve viral infection since ancient times. All you need to do is drink warm rice starch (liquid obtained from half-cooked rice) two times a day.

Fenugreek Water

Fenugreek water: Fenugreek seeds (methi seeds) are easily available ingredients which are packed with medical properties. For quick relief from viral fever, drink overnight soaked fenugreek seed solution every few hours.