Here are some simple steps you may take to deal with a flu virus of any sort, together with swine flu. It just isn’t essential to observe all of the steps directly. You can decide and select a mixture of treatments that go well with you greatest. However, if you’re already affected by flu, these measures may also help solely as much as an extent.
1. Have 5 duly washed leaves of Tulsi (referred to as Basil in English; medicinal identify 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 identify Tinospora cordifolia) is a generally obtainable 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 accordance with style. Let it cool a bit and drink this kadha (concoction) whereas nonetheless heat. It will work wonders in your immunity. If giloi plant just isn’t obtainable, get processed giloi powder from Hamdard or others, and concoct an analogous drink as soon as a day.
3. A small piece of camphor (kapoor) roughly the dimensions of a pill needs to be taken a couple of times a month. It might 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 tough to have it with none aides. Please bear 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.
4. Those who can take garlic, should have two pods of uncooked garlic very first thing within the morning. To be swallowed every day with lukewarm water. Garlic too strengthens immunity like the sooner measures talked about.
5. Those not allergic to take advantage of, should take a glass of scorching or lukewarm milk each evening with a small measure of haldi (turmeric).
6. Aloe vera (gwarpatha) too is a generally obtainable plant. Its thick and lengthy, cactus-like leaves have an odourless gel. A teaspoon gel taken with water every day can work wonders for not solely your pores and skin and joint pains, but additionally enhance immunity.
7. Take homeopathic medicines — Pyrogenium 200 and Inflenzium 200 specifically — 5 tablets thrice a day, or two-three drops thrice a day. While these will not be particularly focused at H1N1 both, these work nicely as preventive towards frequent flu virus.
8. Do Pranayam every day (ideally below steering if you’re already not initiated into it) and go for morning jog/stroll recurrently to maintain your throat and lungs in good situation and physique in high-quality fettle. Even in small measures, it can work wonders in your physique’s resistance towards all such illnesses which assault the nostril, throat and lungs, in addition to preserving you match.
9. Have citrus fruits, significantly Vitamin C wealthy Amla (Indian gooseberry) juice. Since recent Amla just isn’t but obtainable out there (not for an additional three to 4 months), it’s not a foul concept to purchase packaged Amla juice which is usually obtainable these days.
10. Last however not the least, wash your fingers steadily day-after-day with cleaning soap and heat water for 15-20 seconds; particularly earlier than meals, or every time after touching a floor that you just suspect might be contaminated with flu virus reminiscent of a door deal with or a knob/deal with, particularly in case you have returned from a public place or used public transport. Alcohol-based hand cleaners needs to be stored useful always and used till you will get cleaning soap and heat water.
(The creator is an avid reader and follower of other therapies together with religious therapeutic, ayurveda, yoga and homeopathy)