Wheatgrass Use In Dengue Cure
Since Dengue fever is spread through Virus transmitted through the bite of Aedes mosquitoes, there is no cure for Dengue fever and treatment is done for relief and monitoring of symptoms.
As in the case of other viral fever, Dengue fever also result in low platelet count and if it levels slips to 25,000 units then it can be life-threatening. In such a case the only way to increase it is platelet transfusion.
There are many know natural remedies in Ayurveda that help to maintain platelet count and wheatgrass is one of them. Wheatgrass is also known to be taken by Cancer patient on going Chemotherapy to boost their platelet count.
According to Dr. Vikram Chauhan MD (Ayurveda), Wheatgrass along with Papaya Juice. Ashwagandha can be helpful in increasing platelet count in the patient suffering from Dengue Fever.
Important function of Platelet in the blood is to prevent bleeding by clotting. Low platelet count induces internal bleeding.
Symptoms of Dengue fever
Severe joint and muscle pain
Rashes over the body.
Patient suffering from Dengue fever may also show sign of bleeding gums, severe pain behind the eyes, and red palms and soles.
Treatment of Dengue
Wheatgrass is know to increase Platelet count and increase in HB level, RBC, Total WBC and different WBC count. In a study conducted by Shri P R Trigar, Department of Pharmacology, R. K. College of Pharmacy, Kasturbadham, Tramba, Rajkot - 360020, Gujarat – India, on rats, wheatgrass found to be beneficial in increasing Platelet count. Diseased rats were treated for 3 week with wheatgrass juice and it produced a significant increase in all blood cell counts, showed significant increase in hemoglobin, RBC, total and differential WBC and platelet counts.
Wheatgrass when taken along with Dengue fever treatment can result in maintaining and increasing platelet count of the patient. Before taking wheatgrass for Dengue treatment for platelet count, you are requested to consult you medical practitioner and take it under their medical supervision only.