Tuberculosis is one of the most common diseases that people are suffering from. TB is usually caused by a bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis(M Tuberculosis). Roughly 1/3rd of World’s Population is effected by M. Tuberculosis. However not all infections with M. tuberculosis cause TB disease. Tuberculosis infection damages lungs, and also affects intestines, bones, and brain.
Causes of Tuberculosis
- Weak immunity
- Reduced vitality of system
- Poor diet or lack of sufficient diet
Symptoms of Tuberculosis
- Fever especially in evening
- A continuous cough and coughing with blood
- Chest Pain
- Pain In Shoulders
- Weight Loss
- Sweating during night
Ayurvedic Treatment for Tuberculosis
The below mentioned are some of the remedies for Tuberculosis in Ayurveda:
Garlic is a very ancient Indian Ayurvedic remedy for Tuberculosis. Boil 20-30 grains of garlic with 150 ml. of milk and 50ml of water, and make a thick concentrate out of it, filter it and consume it twice daily for relief.
Consume 1/2 tsp of amla powder before and after a meal. Fresh Amla or Gooseberry Juice with honey in morning also helps in treating Tuberculosis.
Mix a pinch of salt in a glass of Orange Juice combined with 1 tsp of Honey will help in giving Vitamin C to the body and helps increasing immunity in the body of Tuberculosis patient.
Pineapple Juice is a good remedy for Tuberculosis patients. It dissolves the mucus.
A teaspoon freshly made mint juice, combined with 2 tsp. of pure malt vinegar and 2 tsp. of honey, along with carrot juice, to be taken thrice a day.
Crush 2 walnuts and make a powder and add 1 tsp garlic paste and 1 tsp. of clarified butter to it. Mix well and consume it 1 day.
Fry 9-10 black pepper seeds in clarified butter and add a pinch of Asafoetida (Hing) to it. Let it cool and take it thrice a day in equal portions.
Drumstick Leaves (Moringa)
Make a fine paste of handful of drumstick leaves and pour to 1 glass of hot water, add 1 tsp. black pepper powder, salt, and lemon juice. Take the mixture in the morning.
The pulp of two custard apples and twenty-five seedless raisins should be boiled in water in low flame when the mixture reduces to 1/3 filter it and 1 tsp. of powdered sugar, 1/4th tsp of cardamom powder, and cinnamon. Take this mixture during the day.
Including bottle gourd (lauki) into the diet builds immunity and sustains health. Include in form of juice or cooked vegetable.
Food to be Avoided by Tuberculosis Patients
- Strong Tea/ Coffee
- White Bread
- Pickles / Sauce
- Tinned food
The above mentioned were some Do’s and Don’t for Tuberculosis Patients. The information mentioned is for general purpose, please do contact your medical practitioner before taking any remedy.