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Malaria is one of the most common diseases found in the tropical and sub-tropical regions. It is basically caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium. It is the female Anopheles mosquito that carries the malarial parasites. When it bites a person, the parasites enter the body, wherein they multiply and spread. Malaria mostly affects people with a weak immune system or those living in unhealthy living conditions. The most common symptoms of malaria include high fever - accompanied by chills, headache and shivering.

Boil 1 glass of water with 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon powder added to it. Drink this after adding a dash of pepper powder and honey.
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Pepper powder
  • Honey
  • Do not allow water to stagnate anywhere. This will allow Anopheles mosquito to reproduce. Water bodies should be sprayed with mosquito repellant sprays.
  • Keep your home airy, clean, dry, and hygienic. This prevents mosquitoes from entering your house. Use dettol, phenyl, etc. for cleaning your house and toilets.
  • Wear long pants and full-sleeved shirts while traveling.
  • Use mosquito repellants while sleeping. In case you are allergic to the mosquito repellant, then you can use bed nets or mosquito nets.
  • Take a light diet without much cooking and without much oil and spices.
  • Include green leafy vegetables in your diet.
Other Remedies
  • Extract some fresh lemon juice from one slice of half-cut lemon, and you need to add it into one cup of lukewarm water. Consumption of this lemon treated water by slow sipping helps to control the rising of temperature in the initial period of fever.
  • Grapefruit in raw condition or in the form of juice helps to control the intensity of the infection; it is an effective and useful easy herbal remedy for malaria. Other than grapefruits, orange and apples are other good options for the recovery of malaria patients.
  • Basil leaves are a good herbal remedy for malaria. You need to make some basil extracts [out of 12-15 leaves] and add 1-2 teaspoon of black pepper to it. The patients who suffer from initial stages of malaria mostly obtain great relief from this remedy.
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