Malaria is the medical term for the infectious and very serious disease caused by a parasite which is transmitted by mosquitoes. This disease must be taken seriously, because it can be life-threatening and fatal. Malaria is a disease typical of tropical and subtropical countries. Pregnant women, elderly people, children, and the others whose immune system is weak have more risk to be affected with malaria while visiting these countries. Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium ovale are four types of a parasite called plasmodium that cause malaria in humans. The person who suffers from malaria usually has moderate or severe shaking chills and fever. Profuse sweating while the temperature falls, as well as the feeling of uneasiness, may also be the signs of malaria. Furthermore, headache, vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea are also symptoms of this disease.
Homeopathic remedy for malaria
Certain homeopathic remedies are considered to be very helpful in treating malaria. A qualified homeopath should be consulted in order to choose the best homeopathic remedy, which will depend on the individual features of the affected person, such as health history and mental and physical condition. A homeopathic remedy is chosen according to the present symptoms of malaria.Cinchona is a homeopathic remedy, which is very effective in reducing some of the symptoms of malaria, such as epidemic and endemic form of chills and fever, anxiety, nervousness, and nausea. Enlarged veins, congestion to the head, readiness and heat of face, as well as sweating, are symptoms that require the use of Cinchona.Nux Vomica is another homeopathic remedy, which is the best solution when malaria has gastro-bilious symptoms, accompanied by nervous symptoms. The chill, blueness of the fingernails, gaping, vertigo, nausea and frontal headache, as well as stomach disorder and weakness of the limbs, are the symptoms that are best reduced by taking Nux Vomica.Pulsatilla is used when the symptoms such as long chill, no thirst and little heat appear. In the case when coldness of feet occurs, Carbo vegetabilis is advisable, whereas icy coldness of finger tips is a symptom that can be reduced with Menyanthes.
Most homeopaths will recommend Arsenicum. A clean tongue, rapid pulse, thirst, anxiety and restlessness are some of the symptoms that can be treated with this homeopathic remedy. Furthermore, Natrium muriaticum is used for prolonged chills, violent headache, spleen and liver enlargement, pains in the back and debility, as well as for the shortness of breath. Other very useful homeopathic remedies are Eupatorium perfoliatum, Ipecac, Gelsemium and Chininum sulphuricum.