Tuberculosis, commonly well-known for TB, is a contagious infection in the respiratory system and the bacteria namely ‘mycobacterium tuberculosis’ is the cause of this infection. Although this condition is mainly related to respiration, affects directly the lungs, the other organs of the body such as membranes of the brain, bones, intestine and glands can be infected and affected by tuberculosis because virus can be widespread though bloodstream and the lymph nodes.
We cannot be infected this condition by a single social contact, but if you prolong or repeat exposure to bacteria caused tuberculosis, your risk can be enhanced. The entrance of the bacteria are via from mouth, or nose, windpipe and settle down on the lungs year by year. The other factors can cause TB consisting of alcohol consumption, smoking, weak immune system.
Anyone can have tuberculosis when a person is pricked with anything being infested with inhalation or the germ of dust particles or with the microbes in part of this mixture. Or the starvation of mineral in the body tissues is also proven to be one of the primary cause of this condition. However, weak constitution and body resistance are the two main reason which lead tuberculosis to your body. There are many factors affect your resistance such as asthma, metabolic diseases, unhealthy environment.
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There are some common symptoms of tuberculosis that we can easily recognize such as weight loss with high speed, fever, high body temperature and pain in shoulders. Others symptoms of tuberculosis relates to intestines including diarrhea and constipation when large and small intestine are infected respectively, the stomach’s distension, the appearance of digestive disorders or pulmonary tuberculosis have symptoms like chest pain, difficulty in breathing, persistent cough, and the discharge of bloodstream.
All of these symptoms of this condition can be eliminated with the strong support from home remedies. Here are top six home treatments for tuberculosis you should follow:
Milk is a great source of calcium and a good choice for increasing the immune system. If you have bone tuberculosis, your body must require enough amount of calcium. Enhancing the quantity of milk you drink every day by consuming at least four liters of milk daily. In other way, when you drink a cup of milk, you can eat five date palms and use it four times per day. Or by adding sugar and five pieces of long pepper in a glass of milk and boil this mixture in some seconds. And then strain this and drink twice routine for the best results.
One of the top natural home remedies for tuberculosis has to be ginger. The presence of gingerol in ginger is a crucial component in holding back the mycobacterium bacteria growth of tuberculosis. Ginger also has a strong flavor. You can make a great tea if you add grated ginger in it.
Garlic is one of the top natural remedies for tuberculosis. It can reduce the growth of TB bacteria because the ajoene and allicin antioxidants existing in garlic. Sulfuric acid and its antibacterial properties are a good sources which can help to enhance the immunity. The simplest way is you can eat raw garlic, but it may bring about uncomfortable breath, human body odor, and acid reflux.
How to apply:
- Boil about ten cloves of raw garlic in one cup of milk. Drink it once to twice per day for a few months.
- Add ten drops of garlic juice in one cup of hot milk and use this mixture about 10 to 20 minutes before you sleep. Remember do not drink water later on.
- Create the mixture by adding one teaspoon of garlic paste and two teaspoon of crushed walnut powder, then putting one teaspoon of butter. With three ingredients in this mixture, you can chomp once daily. In addition, walnuts also has strong support in boosting up the immune system.
This remedy may thin your blood and cause bleeding. Before taking it, you should consult a physician carefully. Avoid this if you have any surgery in the upcoming days.
4. Black Pepper
Black pepper has anti-inflammatory properties so it can eliminate the inflammation. In addition, it also can help cleanse the lungs where mostly affected by the bacteria, and reduce the chest pain related to tuberculosis.
How to use:
- Create the mixture by frying ten black peppercorn in clarified butter and adding asafetida powder.
- Then make this cool down and divide it into three equal parts for three times per day.
5. Pineapple Juice
Pineapple juice can be considered one of the most effective remedies for tuberculosis. It helps check the formation and resolve its mucus which are able to make a person who affected recover with higher speed.
How to apply:
- In a cup of pineapple juice, add ground pepper to make a mixture
- Then, add honey and salt in it
Drink this one per day to reduce the symptoms of tuberculosis.
The other natural way for tuberculosis is cinnamon. You can create a mixture by add one teaspoon of powdered cinnamon, two teaspoons of green cardamom, four teaspoons of ficus religiosa with sugar. Make this mixture into powder and eat two time a day for three months.
Another effective home remedies for tuberculosis thanks to its plenty sources of calcium and vitamins. These content helps enhance the immunity of the patients.
How to apply:
- Prepare a banana and have them squeezed
- Include a glass of coconut water, honey and yogurt into it
- Consume the juice daily to treat tuberculosis
Or, you can make banana juice and drink a glass of it daily.
If you are not fond of those treatments above, then apples are the best alternatives. Although the treatment might take too long it is still of great help on those patients who suffer from this problem.
How to apply:
- After squeezing an apple, let it mix with cinnamon and sugar
- Allow it to cool for 5 minutes
- Consume the juice several times per day