Typhoid is a highly communicable disease. The bacteria of typhoid gest transmitted from person to person via food and water, contaminated with the feces of an infected person. As stimulating as it may sound, but Typhoid could well be cured from home. Here are some home remedies of Typhoid:

Firstly, it is immensely crucial to understand that the temperature of the body tends to get enormously high during typhoid. In order to bring down the temperature to a normal range, a clean washcloth should be dripped in a cool tap water and placed on the forehead. The washcloth can also be used in the concealed body parts such as armpits and groins to lessen the body temperature. The washcloth should be changed on a regular basis.


Because of the diarrhea, excessive body fluid is excreted during typhoid, leading to dehydration. In order to prevent this, at least 8-10 glasses of water should be consumed on a daily basis to keep the body hydrated and enhance the body upon the removal of waste materials and toxins.

Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) can also be consumed in order to replenish the body minerals lost because of diarrhea. It can be prepared easily at home by mixing a glass of water, two spoons of sugar and a spoon of salt.


Lemons are vastly rich in ‘Vitamin C’ and they augment immunity. Also, acidic property of lemon detracts heat from the body. Few lemon slices should be added to the water that you drink. You can also make tea by adding basil leaves, ginger, honey and few slices of lemon onto it and drink it 2-3 times a day.

Basil is well-known because of its antibiotic and antibacterial properties. Add 20 basil leaves with a teaspoon of crushed ginger, tea, and honey. Drink it for 2 or 3 times a day for few days. It results in instant relief and ease.


Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, blenched beans, carrots, beetroots and dry fruits such as apricots and raisins should be devoured by the typhoid patients. However, one should make sure that no added spicy food is consumed as it diminishes the nutrients provided to your body and weakens the body, jeopardizing the recovery process.

Cloves contain plenty of antibacterial properties that decreases the symptoms of typhoid, ultimately curing it. Boil few buds of cloves in 8-9 cups of water. Cool the water and consume it 4-5 times in a day for a week.

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