Ayurvedic treatment for Chikungunya


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Currently there is no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat chikungunya. The best means of prevention is overall mosquito control. Since chikungunya is not a life threatening infection, the Ayurveda treatment of chikungunya includes aushadhi (medicines) to improve quality of life and general health promoters. The following is advised for management -3,4

  • Treat the symptoms
  • Get plenty of rest
  • Drink fluids to prevent dehydration

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Consume home-made fresh food, plenty of lukewarm liquids and light and warm diet
  • Add ginger and turmeric in foods help to improve immunity
  • Avoid food that is prepared under unhygienic conditions, is contaminated or stale, and cold drinks/beverages

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Use of mosquito nets, full sleeved clothes are advised in seasons when the disease is prevalent
  • Adequate rest is advised.
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Avoid exertion.
  • Avoid visiting areas where the disease is prevalent
  • Practice proper and safe sanitation
  • Warm oil application of Mahanarayana taila may be beneficial in reducing joint pain and swellings

Kindly check out related information below:

  • What is Chikungunya
  • Chikungunya Causes
  • Chikungunya Symptoms
  • Chikungunya Diagnosis
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