Viral fever is a common ailment occurring these days affecting both adults and children. The change in climate and a rise in temperature during this season is one of the risk factors behind viral fever. Viral fever is mostly triggered by airborne infections that we get from the air we breathe and also transmitted from an infected person. Also Read: How To Prevent Highly Contagious Viral Fevers

A wide range of viral infections can affect humans from the common cold to the flu, mild-fever or a low-grade fever is the most common symptom of many viral infections. Sore throat, cough, runny nose and body aches are some of the common symptoms of viral fever. Fret not mild viral fever can very well be managed at home, by having a well-balanced diet, including a lot of comforting foods, drinking plenty of fluids and taking adequate rest. 
home remedies for viral fever

Apart from this, Mother Nature has also gifted upon us a rich array of herbs that work as an amazing natural remedy in curing viral fever. However, if fever persists seek immediate medical care or try some of these natural remedies to battle low-grade viral fever.

Astounding Ways Herbs To Treat Viral Fever:

Honey Ginger Tea

The potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and analgesic properties of ginger have the amazing potential to offer relief and reduce the symptoms of viral fever. Honey with potent antimicrobial properties aids in lessening infections and treat cough. Boil one teaspoon of grated ginger in a cup of water for 2-5 minutes, strain the concoction and add a teaspoon of honey, drink this tea twice daily to get respite from viral fever.

Coriander Seeds

The goodness of essential plant phytonutrients in coriander seeds are well-known to trigger the immune system. Coriander seeds are loaded with natural volatile oils and antibiotic compounds that are incredibly potent for curing a viral infection. Drink a concoction or simply steep a few coriander seeds in half a litre of water and drink this water several times in a day to instantly boost your immune system. Also Read: 5 Home Remedies To Soothe Sore Throat And Cough

Tulsi Tea

Tulsi leaves are a storehouse of volatile oils including eugenol, citronellol and linalool facilitate to lessen inflammation. The strong antibacterial, germicidal, anti-biotic and fungicidal properties of tulsi leaves function well to lessen the symptoms of viral fever. Drink tulsi water or chew a few tulsi leaves to get relieved from, fever, headache, cold, cough, flu and soothe an irritated throat.


The potent antibacterial properties in garlic are effective in treating viral fever. Add 2-3 crushed pods of garlic to a quarter cup of warm water drink it or have it in the form of soup which serves as comforting food and reduces the fever.

Rice Starch/Water

Rice water, also known as kanji is a very famous home remedy for treating viral infection. It works as a diuretic agent that detoxifies the system and clears out toxins from the body thereby assists in treating viral fever. Have a glass of rice water or kanji on an empty stomach to get respite from fever.