Eupatorium Perfoliatum is an effective homeopathic medicine for dengue prevention. It develops higher resistance and immunity to dengue fever. It is an herbal anti-viral medicine.
Eupatorium Perfoliatum is successfully used all over the world for treatment and prevention of dengue fever. In Southern India, the Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital at Tirumangalam organized special camps to distribute this medicine as a preventive measure for dengue fever. In Sao Paulo, Brazil, homeopathic medicine Eupatorium perfoliatum 30cH was given to 40% of residents of the most highly affected dengue area. Thereafter, Dengue incidence decreased by 81.5%, a highly significant decrease as compared with neighborhoods that did not receive homeopathic prophylaxis.
Eupatorium Perfoliatum is safe and can be given to any age group and even to the pregnant women without any side effects, but it is always better to take it after consultation with the qualified homoeopathic doctor. These medicines can be procured from chemist shops selling homeopathic drugs.
There are also several other homeopathic medicines available which are used to prevent and treat dengue fever.
About Eupatorium perfoliatum
Eupatorium perfoliatum is a plant belonging to Asteraceae or Compositae family (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, composite, or sunflower family). Few common names of this plant are boneset, ague-weed, crossword, Indian sage, sweating weed and feverwort. This plant is traditionally used to treat fevers, colds, coughs, headaches, flu and rheumatism. The infusion or decoction of plant is effective in the treatment of intermittent fevers.
In Homeopathy, The key symptom in which Eupatorium perfoliatum is indicated is severe pains in the bones as if broken all over. Other indications include chill, vomiting of bile between chill and heat and insatiable thirst before chill, pain behind eyes, perspiration relieves all symptoms except headache, Tongue yellow coated with cracks in the corner of mouth and bones aches in flu.
Eupatorium perfoliatum is indicated in flu, malaria, pain in bones as if they are broken, pain in back, pain in limbs, diarrhea, rheumatism, fracture, aching pain in bones with fever, bilious fever and dengue.
Dosage of Eupatorium Perfoliatum
Eupatorium Perfoliatum in 30 or 200 potency can be safely taken twice daily for three days as prophylactic.
It must be taken in an empty stomach consecutively for three days. The dosage should be 2 drops in one tablespoonful of water two times a day and subsequently at least 2 doses a weak, at the interval of 3-4 days until the epidemic subsides.
It can be taken even if one is taking allopathy treatment.
Or take as prescribed by homoeopathy doctors.
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