Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that occurs in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Mild dengue fever causes high fever, rash, fatigue, and muscle and joint painThe Aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary vector of dengue. There is no cure for the disease. Treatment is focused on relieving the symptoms.
Symptoms Fever, headache, rashes, and muscle and joint pains If left untreated can lead to complications such as low platelets, low blood pressure and slow heart rate, liver damage, neurological damage (seizures, encephalitis) and death
Carica Syrup-Strengthens the immune system against the dengue virus, its anti-inflammatory properties helps in reducing aches and discomfort associated with Dengue. Papaya has the ability to improve decreased platelet count many dengue cases.
Tawa-tawa (Euphorbia)- When used for Dengue, a study showed that tawa-tawa increased platelet count, a significant reduction in bleeding time, and significant increase in blood clotting time. It is also used to reduce fever.
Virgin Coconut Oil-Virgin Coconut oil, through its Lauric acid content, helps against dengue due to its potent anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. It also improves supports a person’s immune system, provides neurological protection, aids in the absorption of nutrients.
Spirulina- Being a complete superfood, Spirulina contains minerals such as Iron, as well Vitamin B12 and folic acid which are essential in the production and health of blood.