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Mumps is an acute infectious and contagious disease that is caused by the virus of the genus Rubulavirus. This disease is the viral infection of the parotid glands. Parotid glands are located just below the ear and produce saliva. This disease commonly affects children and occurs in the winter in epidemic form while in spring, it occurs frequently.

Symptoms of Mumps

Fatigue, sore throat and fever are the first signs of the mumps. The other most common symptom of mumps is the puffiness of the cheeks that occurs due to the swelling of the parotid glands. The whole face look enlarged due to the swelling of ear lobes. The pain may occur in the cheeks. This cheek pain increases during chewing or swallowing food. A person with mumps may feel tired and weak. In case, if this disease occurs in adults, then swelling of the testicles in males may be noticed while in case of females, swelling in the ovaries occur.

Healthy Diet for Person Suffering from Mumps

A person should take pitta pacifying diet if he is suffering from mumps. As solid foods are hard to chew, so they must be avoided. Soft, liquid foods are good for the health of such person. Rice water is beneficial for mumps. Acidic foods must be avoided as much as possible. Oily and pungent foods are unhealthy for people suffering from mumps. Ginger and garlic should be taken in a diet as these spices are very good for this type of problem. The neck should always be covered with a scarf or shawl during cold winds. Physical contact with the person suffering from mumps should be avoided as these disease is a contagious one.

Ayurvedic Approach to Mumps

Ayurveda is an oldest system of health care that provides the natural way to take care of the overall health of the body. Mumps are known as Karnamulaka Jwara, according to Ayurveda. It occurs due to the aggravation of the pitta dosha of the body.

Is there any Natural Treatment for Mumps?

Natural treatments that involves the use of natural herbs. Natural treatment has no side effects. In general, treatment of any disease depends upon the cause of the disease. We can maintain our body disease free, by adopting a healthy lifestyle, by taking healthy diet as well as by doing regular exercise.

Natural Supplements for Healthy Parotid Glands

1. Curcumin Capsules

Planet Ayurveda's Curcumin capsules are prepared using the pure extract of Curcumin (Curcuma longa). Curcumin is one of a great herb that supports the overall health of the body.

Pack size - Each bottle contain 60 capsules in it.

Dosage - 2 capsules two times a day, after meals, with plain water.

2. Giloy Capsules

Giloy capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared from pure extract of Giloy (Guduchi) (Tinospora cordifolia).

Pack size - Each bottle contains 60 capsules in it.

Dosage - 1-2 capsules, two times a day, with plain water, after meals.

3. Boswellia curcumin

Boswellia curcumin capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared using the pure extracts of Boswellia serrata tree that contains substances known as boswellic acids. The addtition of curcumin in these capsules is another advantage of this product.

Pack size - Each bottle contains 60 capsules in it.

Dosage - 1-2 capsules, two times a day, with plain water, after meals.

4. Kaishore Guggul

Kaishore Guggul is helpful in balancing the pitta dosha. It contains Guggulu resin (Commiphora mukul), Ginger root (Zingiber officinale), Guduchi herb (Tinospora cordifolia), Pippali fruit (Piper longum), Black pepper fruit (Piper nigrum), Danti root (Baliospermum montanum) and Nishoth root (Operculina turpethum).

Pack size - Each bottle contains 120 tablets in it.

Dosage - 1-2 tablets twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

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