Ayurveda Home Remedies That Help You Ease Mumps!

Ayurveda Home Remedies That Help You Ease Mumps!

 

Mumps is an acute viral infection that is caused by the virus of the class Rubulavirus. This infection is the viral infection of the parotid glands. Parotid glands are located just beneath the ear and produce saliva. This infection usually influences children and adolescents and happens in the colder time of year in the form of epidemic disease, while in spring, it happens frequently.

 

Mumps spread via airborne drops from the upper respiratory tract. For the most part, the infection requires 2 to 3 weeks to show up.

 

As per Ayurveda, Mumps is known as Karnamulaka Jwara in the antiquated text of Ayurveda. It happens because of the aggravation of the Pitta dosha of the body.



Symptoms of Mumps

 

Uneasiness in the salivary glands (toward the front of the neck) or the parotid glands (preceding the ears). Both of these glands might become swollen and soft.

 

  • Sore Throat
  • In males who have reached puberty, Mumps can cause swelling in the testicles if they are affected by it.
  • In females who have reached puberty, Mumps can cause swelling in the ovaries if they are affected by it.
  • Trouble chewing and swallowing
  • Fever
  • Persistence Headache 
  • Muscle-ache
  • Tiredness 
  • Loss of Appetite

 

The symptoms of mumps might seem to be serious diseases. Take proper prevention to tackle this viral infection.

Some Preventive Tips Ayurveda Suggests, If You Are Suffering From Mumps:

 

If you are suffering from Mumps, you should take a pitta pacifying diet. Pitta is composed of fire(Agni) and water(Jal) and is at the essence of the metabolic system, the workings of our bodies such as digestion, absorption, assimilation, and the governing of body temperature.

 

Do’s

  • Soft, fluid food varieties are great for the strength of those suffering from mumps.
  • Rice water is helpful for mumps. Drinking cooked rice water helps in relieving constipation, improves digestion, and prevents several diseases.
  • Ginger and garlic should be added to the daily diet as. Allicin, a combination found in garlic, is said to be beneficial in fighting bacterial ailments that may be causing an earache. Eating raw garlic is also said to help relieve Mumps.

 

  • Moong soup can also be consumed to ease the overall pain. You can add this to the regular diet; incredibly versatile, high in nutrients, and aid in many ailments.   Check out the recipe for Moong Soup. Please click here

 

Don'ts

  • Avoid contact with the person who is suffering from mumps as this infection is contagious.
  • Avoid eating solid food as it is difficult to bite and causes pain.
  • Cover your neck with a scarf or wrap during cold breezes.
  • Avoid high acidity, spicy, sour, or fermented foods such as tomatoes, lemons, vinegar, alcohol, or anything fermented.

 

Ayurveda Home Remedies To Tackle Mumps

 

Ayurveda accentuates promoting health, forestalling disease, and improving life span (restoration). By utilizing rasayana-(rejuvenation) advancing herbs and diet, home remedies, lifestyle, and life expectancy is developed.

 

  1. Ginger(Sonth)

Ginger is a miracle herb, having countless healing properties. It was known as the all-inclusive medication. Taken with rock salt it decreases Vata with rock candy it lessens Pitta; with honey, it diminishes Kapha.

Ginger helps to ease sore throats, hoarseness, and laryngitis, which are major symptoms of Mumps. Chewing a piece of fresh ginger produces saliva and soothes Mumps.

 

         2.  Aloe Vera 

One more effective home remedy for mumps is aloe vera. It has antiviral, mitigating, and anti-infection properties that work amazingly in decreasing the pain and discomfort that happens with mumps.

  • Strip off an aloe vera leaf and extract the gel. Blend the gel with some pinches of turmeric. 
  • Rub paste on the swollen part of your throat.
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes, and afterward, clear it off with washcloth-absorbed warm water.
  • Follow this simple  yet effective home remedy 2 or 3 times each day for seven days.

     


    3 . Honey

Honey is thought to be highly nutritious and has antibacterial effects. It is used with hot water to soothe sore throats and ease the other symptoms of mumps as well. 

 

           4. Asparagus Seed (Shatavari Seed)

Asparagus, popularly known as Sparrawgrass, does not need any introduction as it is known as an item of diet. Not just the Asparagus is beneficial, but its seed is proven to work wonders on Mumps. The seed of Asparagus and methi (fenugreek) seeds should be coarsely blended together in the paste. Apply this paste over the swelling on the jaw.

 

         5. Mullein Tea

Mullein was used by herbalists for many infections and diseases. One can soak the cloth in mullein tea and can be placed on affected areas. This helps to combat Mumps.

 

To Sum Up

 

There are abundant incredible Ayurvedic choices for mumps treatment at home. They are chemical-free and safe to utilize and consume. You should go for Ayurvedic home remedies if you are searching for a natural method for treating this contagious infection.

 

Getting relief as quickly as needed is possible if you seek help from an Ayushakti doctor. 

 


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Author of the Blog: Dr.Ronak Naik

 

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

 

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd