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Fever due to cold, exertion and exposure to heat

Precautions: Avoid heavy, cold, sour food, cold drinks and exposure to rain and cold. Use garlic, ginger in thediet and take rest.
Fever associated with common cold
*. Amrithaballi and Adusoge : Make a decoction with ½ cup of crushed leaves of ‘adusoge’ and crushed stems of ‘amrithaballi’. Take 40-60 ml of this decoction with 1 tsp of honey 2-3 times a day one hour before meals for 3 days.
Plants used: Tinospora cordifolia (stems) , Adathoda vasica (leaves)
*. Amrithaballi : Take an 8" long shoot of 'amrithaballi' and peel the papery bark. Cut the it into small pieces. Boil the pieces in 1 litre of water and reduce it to 120 ml. Take60 ml of the decoction 2 times a day for 3 days.
Plants used: Tinospora cordifolia (shoot)
*. Adusoge leaves : Crush a fistful of leaves of 'adusoge' and mix in 1 cupof hot water. Strain the infusion after 15 minutes. Take ½ cup of theinfusion in the morning and evening for 3 days.
Plants used: Adathoda vasica (leaves)
*. Adusoge roots : Boil 2- 4 root pieces of 'adusoge' in 4 cups of water, till it reduces to 1 cup. Take 1 cup of the decoction 3 times a dayfor 3 days.
Plants used: Adathoda vasica (root)
*. Turmeric powder : Mix 1 tsp of ‘turmeric’ powder in a cup of warmmilk and take 3 times a day for 3 days.
Plants used: Curcuma longa (Tubers)
*. Ondelaga, Tulasi & Black pepper : Make decoction of 50 gm each of ‘ondelaga’ and ‘tulasi’ leaves in 250 ml of water and reduce it to half. Mix a pinch of ‘black pepper’ in ½ cup of the decoction and take thricedaily for 7 days.
Plants used: Centella asiatica (leaves) , Ocimum sanctum (leaves)
*. Kalmegh : Boil 30 grams of 'kalmegh' shoots in 1 liter of water until it is reduced to 120 ml. Strain and take this decoction as 2 equal doses twice a day on empty stomach.
Plants used: Andrographis paniculata (shoots)
*. Madhunashini : Take some fresh leaves and wash. Mix one part of leaves with four parts of water and boil to reduce it to 1/4th the original quantity. Filter and use. Take 15 to 30ml of decoction twice a day on empty stomach early in the morning and evening.
Plants used: Gymnema sylvestre (leaves)
Due to exertion and exposure to heat
*. Dasavala : Soak 4 flowers of ‘dasavala’ (use only the single whorled varieties and not the ornamental hybrids) overnight in ½litre of cold water. Take the filtered infusion thrice daily for 3 days.
Plants used: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (flowers)
*. Neem bark : Pound ¼ cup of dried'sariva' roots into coarse powder and mix it in 1 cup of water. Keep itovernight and drink half of the filtered infusion next morning and other half in the evening for 3 days.
Plants used: Azadirachta indica (roots)
*. Khas : Pound a 3"x3" piece of ‘neem bark’ and prepare its hot infusion in water. Take 1 cup in the morning, noon and night for 3 days.
The information on this site is not a substitute for a physician. If you are in doubt about the seriousness of your ailment you must consult a qualified physician.

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