During older times, tuberculosis was considered as a fatal disease and responsible for large number of deaths. Tuberculosis is a highly contagious disease, which caused due to bacteria named Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It mainly affects the lung but can spread in other parts also. Several factors can be responsible for causing Tuberculosis, such as infection by bacteria or virus, through affected person when touching his belongings or through air, alcohol & drugs consumption, Poor health, smoking and weak immune system.
The symptoms that may be visible in case of TB are weakness, chest pain, cough prolonged many weeks, fever, pneumonia, blood with coughing, loss of weight gradually, feeling cold and sometimes night sweats may be possible. Tuberculosis is curable if detected early with different medications available in drugstores. While herbal remedies can also be useful for treating TB but it is better to consult your doctor before using anything.
Herbal Remedies For Tuberculosis
Calendula is very effective herbal remedy for the treatment of Tuberculosis. You can find calendula flower also know as marigold, in your local market. Calendula contains various medicinal properties that can be useful in case of TB.
The medicinal properties of calendula are anti inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, anti fungal and antiseptic, which are very useful in many health problems including TB. You can use calendula in your food recipes or with honey. Another method is to make tea with calendula by adding little lemon juice. Drink this tea 2 times a day for 5-6 days to see the effectiveness.
Peppermint is a wonderful herbal remedy and is very effective in various health problems along with Tuberculosis. The medicinal properties of peppermint are antibacterial, antiviral, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. It also has mint that is useful in cold & cough problems.
You can use peppermint in many ways such as adding in foods, adding in salads, peppermint tea or raw. Peppermint oil is useful in massaging, and rubbing on the chest for better result. For making peppermint tea use its extracts for boiling with water and then add little black salt along with one spoon of lemon juice. Drink it 2-3 times a day for 4-5 days to counter TB.
Echinacea is also a useful herbal remedy used in various health problems. Echinacea is also effective in case of Tuberculosis. It has a number of medicinal properties like antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti fungal properties. It also helps in enhancing our immune system.
Different methods for using Echinacea are capsules, extracts and oil. Another method is by making Echinacea tea by adding dried roots in boiling water along with black paper & lemon juice. Drink it 2 times a day for 3-4 days to get relief.
Thyme is also useful in countering Tuberculosis and other health related problems. It was widely used in various diseases during the ancient times. Thyme contains many medicinal properties for using in various problems. It has antibacterial, antiviral, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti allergic qualities besides other useful contents.
Thyme is useful as oil, extracts, tincture and tea. For making tea-using thyme add its extracts in boiling water, add black pepper, black salt and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Consume it 1-2 times daily for 5-6 days. Use thyme oil for massage or aromatherapy for relief.
Chamomile has anti-inflammatory effect to counter infection & inflammation. It is also useful in various health problems like arthritis, allergic infections, skin problems, nausea and Tuberculosis. Various properties of chamomile are anti fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti oxidant, anti allergic and antiseptic properties.
Chamomile is useful in various forms like oil, seeds, capsules, food preparations and chamomile tea. For making chamomile tea use its leaves or flower for boiling in water, add lemon juice and black salt. Drink this tea 2-3 times in a day or consume chamomile leaves with honey two times in a day.