Natural Cure And Therapy For Mumps

Mumps is a highly contagious disease spread through a virus called paramyxovirus. The virus travels in the air usually through coughs and sneezes. It may be on surfaces where infected people touch, such as door handles or it can be picked-up easily by using same cups, cutlery, bowls or plates.

 

Natural Cure and therapy for mumps

 

Symptoms of Mumps

The symptoms of mumps usually start to appear after two to three weeks after becoming infected with the mumps virus. Common symptoms include

  • Headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • High fever
  • Pain when chewing and swallowing
  • Swollen salivary glands on one or both sides of face
  • Ear pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Mild abdominal pain

 

Natural Cure for Mumps

Nature cures mumps! Who knew that? Do these simple home remedies to get effective relief from mumps at home, but if there is no significant improvement in the symptoms, consult your doctor.

1. Pineapple and Carrot Juice

pineapple and carrot juice for mumpsPineapple and carrot juice are an excellent cure for mumps. Drinking juice will give you energy and swallowing it will be comparatively easier as well.

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Mix carrot and pineapple juice and drink it three times a day. You will notice much relief in pain and the swelling will also go away gradually. If you do not like any of the juices, you can also replace it with grape juice.

 

2. Warm Compresses

Warm compress for mumpsAny pain or swelling can go away easily with a warm compress. Same is with mumps. Warm compress not only improves the swelling, but it also gives you relief in pain caused by swelling of glads.

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Take a tub of hot water and a clean cloth or face towel. Now dip the cloth in the hot water, drain excess water out and put the cloth on the swollen area for about 5 minutes. Repeat the same process and do it 4-5 times in one go. You can also use a heating pad if you have one and apply on the swollen site. Both will give relief from pain and you will notice improvement in the swelling as well.

 

3. Baking Soda

Baking soda for mumpsBaking soda contains anti-inflammatory properties which makes it an effective remedy to treat mumps. It kills and restrict the development of the viruses responsible for this deadly disease.

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Take one tablespoon of baking soda and some clean water. Mix them to make a thick paste. Now apply the paste on the affected/swollen area of the face and let it sit for at least 15 minutes or till it dries out completely. Wash off with lukewarm water. And pat dry. Do this remedy twice a day for efficient recovery.

 

4. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel for mumpsAloe Vera gel is an effective remedy to treat mumps because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It soothes down the inflammation of the parotid glands.

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Take some Aloe Vera leaves. And cut them in half. Scoop the gel out of the leaf with the help of a spoon. After taking the gel out, blend it into a paste. Now mix the paste with half a teaspoon of turmeric and apply on the swollen part of the face. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off with water. Do this remedy thrice a week for instant relief.

 

5. Rice Water

Rice water for mumpsRice water is also another effective remedy to cure mumps at home. This is one of the safest and oldest methods to treat mumps.

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Take two cups of rice and boil them in 3 cups of water. Now strain the rice water and keep it separate. Let it cool down a little bit. This water is loaded with starch. Starch provides required nutrition to the person affected from mumps. You can also add a pinch of salt and a spoon of clarified butter to increase the flavor. Do this remedy daily until you recover completely from mumps.

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