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Use these natural practices to reduce your fever and leave this troubling problem in the past

Fever is a common sign that manifests itself in many diseases. Discover which are the most recommended natural options to eliminate fever and forget about that annoying problem

Fever is an increase in body temperature above what is considered normal, above 37.5º. According to the WHO, the range to be considered as fever may vary according to age, sex and place of measurement.


The rise in temperature is a response of the body to a pathology. It is important because when it increases excessively it can generate permanent damage to the body. It should be known that it is a natural process of the organism to cleanse itself and cure itself of an illness, important in the healing process. Fever accelerates body processes, heart rate and metabolism to raise defenses.

Fever causes us deep discomfort and can be accompanied by headache, palpitations, lack of appetite, exhaustion, chills and thirst; which can be relieved with some natural care and remedies.

Some of these alternative treatments we have:


If you have a fever at any time, drink infusions of antiseptic and expectorant plants that help lower the fever such as willow, elder, natri, , thyme, sage, mint or rosemary. Its chemical components dissolve in the infusion and when ingested, you can help fight this problem

The ginger root infusion also acts by decreasing the fever. To make the infusion of this root or any of the herbs mentioned above, boil water, add a spoonful of dried leaves or flowers of these plants and let it rest for 5/10 minutes. Sweeten the infusion to taste with honey or sweetener. You can drink one of these warm infusions 3 times a day when you have a fever.


Wet cloths

If you have a fever, it is advisable to moisten a cloth in fresh water and add a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil. Place it on your forehead and neck. It will make you feel much better and will help lower your body temperature.


Soothing lotion.

When you have a fever, you start to sweat more than usual. This is a defense mechanism of the body to reduce the temperature.

A lotion can improve body sensation and general discomfort. To do this, mix a spoonful of olive and a few drops of eucalyptus and lavender essential oil to apply on the skin


Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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