Malaria symptoms, causes, home remedies for malaria treatment

Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite that belongs to the genus Plasmodium and is transmitted by the mosquitoes. Plasmodium infects the red blood cells of the humans. There are different types of plasmodium like P. vivax, P. falciparum, P. malariae and P. ovale etc.

Mosquito biting a man
Mosquito biting a man (Image Courtesy: SweetCrisis|Freedigitalphotos.net)

Malaria Symptoms

The symptoms of malaria include:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Shivering
  • Joint Pains
  • Vomiting
  • Anaemia
  • Convulsions
  • Retinal damage
  • Hemoglobinuria
  • Sweating
The disease in some cases progresses to coma ad death.

Malaria prevention – How to prevent malaria?

To prevent the malaria the mosquitoes have to be prevented. Maintain a clean surroundings to prevent the disease.

Antibiotic Treatment for Malaria:

The treatment consists of the administration of the antiboitics like tetracyclins, chloroquine, quinolones, quinine, deoxycycline, clindamycin etc.

Malaria Treatment : Home Remedies for the treatment of Malaria:

Malaria can be treated in home by following some remedies. Watch these remedies in the video.
  • By using Cinnamon:

Cinnamon is the best home remedy for malaria. One teaspoon of it is to be coarsely powdered and boil it in a cup of water along with a pinch of pepper and honey. This medicine has to be taken to recover from malaria.

  • By using Tulasi leaves

Tulasi leaves can also be used to treat malaria. The infusion of few leaves is to be taken daily to treat malaria. The juice of 11 grams of leaves should be mixed with 3 grams of black pepper powder which helps in reducing the severity of the disease. This can be taken during cold stage of the malaria.

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