Scurvy


SCURVY


Introduction:

          When a person becomes the victim of this disease named scurvy, bleeding starts from the gums of a person. Besides it, he suffers from black, blue colored plaques on the body. Mostly, these plaques appear on the feet. The patient feels difficulty while walking and swelling comes on the external organs.

Cause of the disease scurvy:

          Deficiency of vitamin ‘C’ may be the cause of the origin of this disease named scurvy. Tension can be the one cause of this disease because tensions reduce the quantity of vitamin ‘C’. Thus, there is a lack of vitamin ‘C’ in the body.

Treatment of scurvy according to naturopathy:

  • When a person becomes the victim of this disease, he should make his diet balanced first of all. He should include fruits, green and leafy vegetables, milk, whey on large scale in his meal. The disease is cured within some days by this treatment.   
  • The patient should take such food which is rich in vitamin ‘c’. Some foodstuffs rich in vitamin ‘c’ are as Indian gooseberry, lemon, pineapple, orange, guava, tomato, mango, green vegetables and sprouted grains.
  • Mix juice of lemon and one spoon honey in water and give to the patient to drink in the morning and evening. The patient gets rid of this disease within some days by this treatment. 
  • Dry the juice of Indian gooseberry or its fruit and prepare powder by grinding it. Mix honey in this powder and take thrice a day regularly. The patient gets rid of the disease named scurvy within some days.

Information:

        A patient of scurvy gets rid of this disease within some days if treatment is done according to naturopathy.