About Swine Flu
Swine flu is a disease of pigs. It is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by one of many Influenza A viruses. Approximately 1% to 4% of pigs that get swine flu die from it. In a number of instances, people have developed the swine flu infection when they are closely associated with pigs (for example, farmers, pork processors) Swine flu is transmitted from person to person by inhalation or ingestion of droplets containing virus from people sneezing or coughing. WHO termed swine flu or H1N1 as pandemic in 2009 due to the excessive spread all over the world.
Causes of Swine Flu
Swine Flu is basically a respiratory disorder. The major cause of Swine Flu is infection due to the virus, H1N1, H1N3, H1N2, H3N1, H2N3 and H3N2 are some other causes of Swine Flu. Germs spread in the air through simple sneezing. These viruses are present even on the door knobs as well.
Symptoms of Swine Flu
- Vomiting (less common)
- Joints and Aching muscles
- Loss of appetite
Prevention of Swine Flu
1. Maintaining Personal Hygiene
Washing hands regularly after eating and prior to eating is very essential, especially after coming back from any public place.
2. Use Surgical Masks
Do not forget to use a mask meant to protect from swine flu if you are in a place, which is prone to swine flu. Also, do not reuse the face mask once used. Reuse is strictly prohibited. It should be thrown out.
3. Drink a Lot of Water
Drink around 8 to 10 glasses of water regularly to keep yourself hydrated. This will expel out the harmful toxins from the body. This helps to maintain the production of mucous in the sinuses.
4. Consume Foods, Which are Immune Boosting
Consumption of fresh fruits, whole grains, vegetables and vitamin-rich food items provides nourishment to the body and makes the body strong both physically.
Herbal Remedies for Swine Flu by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda offers best quality herbal remedies such as Immune Booster, Giloy Capsules and Aller-G Care for ayurvedic treatment of swine flu (N1H1 Virus). These herbal remedies are completely pure and vegetarian. They are made from natural elements. They do not contain any artificial materials, chemicals, preservatives and fillers at all. These have no side effects also.
Immune Booster capsules (500 mg) is formulated by combining 4 different herbs, Grape seed, Cow colostrum, Bhumi Amla and Green tea . The constituents of herbal extract of these 4 herbs work synergistically and boost your overall immunity. Immune Booster capsules is a unique formulation because it is rich in anti-oxidant activity, antimicrobial activity and immunity booster. On the other hand, cow colostrum is the rich source of antibodies proliferation, therefore, provides strong immunity. While Grape seeds, Bhumi Amla and Green tea are the best anti-oxidants. Immune Booster is a natural scavenger of virus (flu), bacteria, chemicals and toxins. It is a best remedy to care flu, bronchitis, sinuses, infections and upper respiratory infections. Together they give strength to the defense mechanism at cellular level.
Dose - 1 Capsule twice daily.
The herb, Giloy has anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic and blood purifying characteristics. It helps to treat fever, jaundice, liver disorder and malaria. It also provides relief from gout and skin disorders. It also increases the life span of the individuals, youth and complexion.
Dose: 2 capsules daily twice after meals.
3. Aller-G Care
Aller-G Care Capsules help in the treatment of Swine Flu. It has a lot of medical characteristics. It contains herbs like ashwagandha, neem, shirish and haridra. All these herbs are combined together and act to provide treatment from Swine Flu. This also provides relief from natural allergies, continuous sneezing, sinusitis and dust allergies.
Dose: 2 capsules daily twice after meals.
Patients above 50 years of age generally suffer from this chronic ailment. Also, those individuals, who have gone through surgeries are prone to Swine Flu. Thus, follow the treatment procedure given by Planet Ayurveda and the various preventive measures discussed above to get protected from Swine Flu.