10 ways to reduce high fever

The fever itself is usually not dangerous. This is a normal and healthy reaction of the body to a disease or a sign that the body is fighting the infection and that immune system is functioning. Unfortunately, this function of the organism is often misunderstood by most of us and it causes fear. Our normal body temperature is 37C. Everything that exceed this temperature is considered a fever. Temperatures above 40C is considered very dangerous and requires immediate intervention. If the temperature stays at this level for a long time, it can cause brain damage, seizures, and even death.

reduce high fever

Here's a few pieces of advice on how to break a fever naturally:

1. In case of fever body loses a lot of fluids, and with it the valuable vitamins and minerals. Therefore, a large intake of fluids in the form of teas, and other hot beverages, and a lot of fresh fruits are the first step towards recovery. Hot liquids will encourage perspiration - natural cooling mechanism of the body, which also frees the body of toxins.
You can also create a special tea, which will make you sweat - 1 teaspoon of catnip (Nepeta cataria), Eupatorium perfoliatum, mint and sage, cover with 1 liter of boiling water and strain after 10 minutes.
Drink one cup of tea every hour.

2. For lowering temperature Western medicine is using aspirin. But few know that almond, birch and willow contains salicin - a natural aspirin, which is also very effective. The people of Africa, for example, are using this herbs for a long time to treat fever.

3. Herbal tea for therapeutic sweating consists of: 20 gr of chamomile flowers, 20 gr of thyme, which have antiseptic effects and soothes inflammation, and 20 gr of linden blossoms that cause sweating. Pour over the boiling water (for one cup you need 1 teaspoon of herb mixture). Let it steep for 10 minutes, drain it and drink a couple of cups a day.

4. People of Mexico, India, China and Thailand know that spicy food is not only delicious, but also helps to reduce temperature. Foods containing chili or cayenne pepper causes perspiration - natural cooling mechanism of the body.

5. Homemade raspberry juice lowers the temperature and restores vitality. Cook raspberries in a small amount of water and then drink a hot drink in the morning and evening. This is a good example that natural medicine does not have to be bitter.

6. Thyme can lower your temperature but also makes it easier to breathe. Pour over 20 gr of thyme and 30 gr of fresh lemon one liter of boiling water. Let steep until it cools down, then strain and drink 3 times a day.

7. Ginger, in addition to many other medicinal properties, also lowers the temperature. Make a tea of ginger powder with lemon. This tea will not only increase sweating and reduce fever, but will also help to treat bacterial throat infection.

8. Another effective folk remedy is to place raw grated potato on the soles of the feet and then wear a pair of socks over it. Similar to this, firmly whipped egg whites placed on the soles of the feet also works good or to rub the soles with mustard.

9. Cold compresses are very effective, but you have to be persistent and change them often.

10. Did you know that chocolate is healing? Traditionally, cocoa is used as a treatment for high-temperature, depression, diseases of the kidney and the liver.

This list is not complete because there are plenty ways to naturally lower the temperature. But I hope that we will together complete it. Send us your comments and tips for lowering high temperature!
Very Important: If you see that person's life is in danger, do not hesitate to take her to the doctor.
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