Dengue fever also known as “Break Bone Fever” a viral disease spread by the bite of mosquitoes named Aedes aegypti (see picture). DENV (Dengue Virus) in one of five serotypes is the cause of Dengue Fever. It is a mosquito-borne single positive-stranded RNA Virus of the family Flaviviridae; genus Flavivirus. All five serotypes can cause the full spectrum of disease. There is no specific treatment available in orthodox medicine for dengue fever except intravenous fluids and electrolytes for dehydration and transfusion of fresh blood and platelets in cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever.
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic system of medicine that is successfully used for prevention and cure of dengue fever. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat dengue fever but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. There are several remedies available to treat dengue fever that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensation and modalities of the complaints accordingly.
The commonly medicines used medicines are
- Arsenicum album
- Acid nitricum
- Bryonia alba
- Eupertorium perf.
- Rhus tox.
based on the symptoms similarity.