Grandma Susan will give you some recipes to reduce fever and to keep yourself hydrated
All kids and adults suffering some time from fever due to cold
or hot weather which effect our body by not dressing properly
or due to any infection in the throat or ears…etc…
Dip a washcloth into a bowl of cool (not freezing cold) water add 1/2 cup white vinegar and
apply to your child forehead and rest of the body to bring down body temperature. Continue
for half an hour.Prevent dehydration by drinking plenty of water, which not only replaces lost fluids,
but also helps cools off the body. Water soak helps too, Place a feverish child in a tub (or sink) full
of cool water add two cups of white vinegar to lower body temperature
Some recipes to reduce fever
For a tasty home remedy for fever, replace lost fluids with Popsicles or frozen fruit juice bars –
a perfect remedy for small children. Sweating during a fever leads to the loss of fluids.
Drink fruit juices and lemonade to keep the body hydrated.
Hydrate the body and tackle other symptoms by drinking an apple-water concoction.
First, you need to peel, skin, core, and slice three apples (preferably a sweet variety).
Place the apple slices in a pan filled with 3 ¾ cups of water. Boil the contents of the pan,
and the simmer until the apples start to feel mushy. Remove the pan and strain the contents,
making sure not to press the apple puree into the liquid. Add two tablespoons of honey to the drink before consuming.
Boil a pint of water and then pour over one head of lettuce. Steep (covered) for 15 minutes.
Strain and sweeten the liquid (to your liking) and drink. This home remedy will keep you hydrated
and in some people, has promoted a restful night of sleep.
Add one teaspoon of basil and ¼ teaspoon of black pepper to one cup of hot water to make a tea to treat
feverish conditions. Sweeten the tea with one teaspoon of honey and drink two to three times a day.
Add one teaspoon each of oregano and marjoram to a pint of boiling water to create a fever-reducing tea.
Steep the ingredients for 30 minutes, strain, and then drink warm a couple of times per day.
If you see that the fever is not coming down you must take the child to the doctor and also
use some medicine to reduce the fever if these home remedies doesn’t help.