Herbal and Home Remedies for Pneumonia
Vitamin C - If you are a victim to pneumonia then you should increase your vitamin C intakes. One-Three grams of vitamin C will be enough for your body. Otherwise also you should take a foods containing high amounts of vitamins C, such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, red peppers, sweet potatoes, and all citrus fruits. This will help you prevent pneumonia from occurring.
Zinc - Zinc is also very good for pneumonia. A daily intake of at least 15 milligrams of zinc is necessary, otherwise people develop deficiencies. Zinc rich foods are meats, poultry, eggs, dairy products, and oysters.
Favor foot motion - You should take a brisk walk daily for at least half an hour a day. I will take no guarantee that this will cure pneumonia, but daily walks may help you recover from pneumonia a bit fast.
Other Physical Activities - If you like activities such as cycling or swimming, then you must go for as any daily or regular exercise will keep your immune system strong. Doctors also recommend trying other different workouts like yoga. All this will help you recover from pneumonia slight fast.
Tulsi Oil - Pure tulsi oil is very good for curing pneumonia, which you will get from any good ayurvedic medicine shop. Now apply small amount of this oil on the chest of affected person.
Juice of Tulsi Leaves and Grains of Black Pepper - Take about 5-6 tulsi leaves and extract its juice. Now mix this juice with a few grind grains of black pepper at every six hours interval. This will help you cure pneumonia fast.
If the above two treatments are combined and used on a person, then it could work wonders. It will produce enough heat in the body to make the person sweat. With this sweat all the effect of cold inside the body shall vanish and the patient will be cured within days.
Carp (fish) Plaster - This is good for pneumonia as it reduces high fever, which develops in case of pneumonia. Take a live carp (fish) and mash it properly. Now mix in it small amount of whole-wheat flour. Now take this mixture and spread it onto a oiled paper and apply to the chest. When treating pneumonia, you can also drink 1 or 2 teaspoons of carp blood, only in the case when the carp has just been killed.
You should be taking the readings of body temperature every half hour, and should immediately remove the carp plaster as soon as the body temp. comes to normal.
Fenugreek - Fenugreek is also a good curative for pneumonia. It works the most in the initial stages of pneumonia. A tea made from fenugreek seeds will help the suffering person to produce sweat, which would help him to lower down his fever. The person can take up to four cups of the tea daily (not more than that). And this quantity can be gradually reduced as the condition starts improving. During this treatment, you must be taking no other food, as fasting and fenugreek will allow the body to correct these respiratory problems in just a few days, otherwise it would take time.
Raw fruit and vegetable juices diet - In the beginning 5-10 days of the infection the person should be kept on a diet containing only raw juices. He should take a glass of fruit or vegetable juice diluted with warm water, every two or three hours. After a diet of raw juices, when the fever descends, for at least 3-4 days the patient should be kept on an exclusive fresh fruit diet, taking three meals a day of fresh juicy fruits.
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