Nature Cure

Nature Cure for Scurvy

Scurvy

can be best treated naturally by taking Vitamin-C rich foods.

Indian gooseberry

is the first choice of many for vitamin C source. Gooseberries can be taken fresh or dry. Dry gooseberries can be taken powdered with an equal quantity of sugar. Take the powdered form at least three times a day with the dose of one teaspoon with milk.

What is Scurvy:

Scurvy is the name given to the symptoms that take place in the body due to Vitamin C deficiency. Vitamin C is vital for collagen function and deficiency of Vitamin C results in degradation of the collagen. Vitamin C is also vital for iron absorption.

Human body is unable to synthesize whole of vitamin C by itself. Hence it is necessary to consume fruits and vegetables that are rich in Vitamin C, lack of which causes several symptoms such as bleeding in gums, protruding eyes, bleeding of the cartilage between joints, loosened teeth and loss of weight.

Here are a few

natural sources of Vitamin C

that cures scurvy:

Scurvy Treatment using Lemon:

Lemon being rich in vitamin C is regarded as food of exceptional therapeutic value for scurvy. Squeeze one complete lemon in one glass of water. Add a teaspoon of honey and take this once in a day. Do this for several days till the scurvy symptoms start disappearing.

Scurvy Treatment using Mango powder:

Aamchur or mango powder is rich in Vitamin C. It is one of the popular ingredient of Indian foods. Including aamchur in diet effectively cures scurvy.

Scurvy Treatment using Potato:

There is good rapport of potato for treating scurvy. Potatoes have considerable content of Vitamin C and carbohydrates. Taking potatoes in diet can halt the progression of scurvy symptoms.

Scurvy Treatment using Jaundice Berry:

Fur scurvy is treated using jaundice berry. Both leaves and berry are useful. Take 15 gms of dried leaves of Jaundice berry and boil in 500 ml of water till it reduces to one-third. Take this decoction once daily. Berry juice can be taken in doses of 2 to 4 ml a day.

1 response to Nature Cure for Scurvy

  1. Great article, thank you again for writing

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