Many people who suffered from dengue swear by papaya leaves juice.
In fact , it is now considered as the best home remedy for dengue.
It should be take in the initial stage and it prevents dengue patients from going in to dengue haemorrhagic state. In the final stage, the benefits are minimal.
Pharmaceutical companies have developed pills with papaya leaf extract for dengue fever treatment. Papaya leaves are used as a home remedy for cancer and malaria as well.
How to prepare the papaya leaves juice?
Take leaves from a fruit bearing papaya plant. Leaves should be neither too old nor too young. Remove the fibrous part, stalk etc, of the leaf and take the remaining part. Crush using a mortar and pestle and take the juice. Do not add salt, sugar or water. Consume it fresh.
Prescribed quantity is 10 ml for adults (twice a day) and 5 ml for children (twice a day).
You can see the difference in platelet count within 24 hours. It will start to increase. This does not have side effects.
1. Juices and fluids which should be taken by the dengue patient
Have lots of water, coconut water, freshly prepared orange juice, lime juice, fruits like water melon, kiwi, guava etc. Orange, lime etc. is rich in vitamin C and helps in eliminating the toxins from the body. Apple juice with lime juice added in it is also beneficial.
2. Yes.Boiled food is better for easy digestion as the metabolic activity is slow in the body. Have rice porridge, green vegetables, soups etc. Have tea with ginger extract since it helps in fever cure.
3.Try to avoid oily, spicy, salty food.