Ayurvedic treatment for Fever in kids

Fever in kids

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Fever in kids Ayurvedic treatment

WHAT IS FEVER IN KIDS?

Fever simply means high body temperature. In children temperature above 37.5 C (99.5 F) is fever.  Most fevers are caused by infections or other illnesses. Fever is the response of the body to the bacteria or viruses to fight off the infection.1-4

Ayurveda describes fever as Jwara roga. It explains that imbalance between kapha and vata dosha leads to development fever. High Kapha in the body leads to cold and excess vata reduces the digestive fire because of which person feels chills during fever.4

Common fever or Jwar in Ayurveda is of thirteen types. They are basis the vitiated dosha such as vata, pitta, kapha, vata-pitta, vatta-kapha, pitta-kapha, tridoshaja, and agantuja (extrinsic – due to infection or other reasons) etc.4, 5

Depending on the associated dosha other related symptoms besides rise of temperature are observed on the patient suffering from the illness

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