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Scurvy Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

Repertory
General Name
Scurvy
Medical Name
Scurvy
Hindi Name
Masuro se Khoon
Scurvy Symptoms
Fever
Fatigue
Diarrhea
Lethargy
Joint Pain
Depression
Swollen Gums
Irritability
Bleeding Gums
Swollen Legs
Blurred Vision
Muscle Weakness
Loss of Appetite
Shortness of breath
New wounds heal slowly or fail to heal
 

Scurvy Cured By

Super Effective

Vitamin C

Most Effective

 
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Description

Scurvy is a disease of the Gums.
The swollen bleeding gums are caused by the deficiency of vitamin C. It may cause loss of teeth, Anemia and Gingivitis.

Fruits and Vegetables rich in Vitamin C are
Kiwi
Grapes
Lemons
Sprouts
Cabbage
Tomatoes
Asparagus
Sweet Potatoes
Green Peppers
Blackcurrants

Causes of Scurvy
Anorexia
Food Allergies
Deficiency of Vitamin C

If not treated properly, Scurvy may cause
Anemia

Common Names

Body Part(s)

Gums
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Materia Medica for Scurvy

Single Herb

Lemon juice for Scurvy

Have a glass of lemon juice by adding one table spoon of Honey. Take once a day.
Take powder of Indian Gooseberry and Sugar in equal quantity. Have one tablespoon with milk thrice a day.

Barberry for Scurvy

Boil few Barberry leaves in 1 cup of water. Drink this half cup decoction once a day.

Orange ( Santra ) for Scurvy

Include Orange in your diet either in raw or juice form.
Make an infusion of Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) leaves. Drink 30 ml once a day.
Sweet Lime ( Mousambi ) is rich in Vitamin C, so it gives relief in Scurvy.
Drink a glass of Sweet Lime ( Mousambi ) juice twice a day.

Banana ( Kela ) for Scurvy

Extract juice from roots of Banana plant. Take 1 tsp of it with same quantity of Honey. Have it thrice a day.

Carambola for Scurvy

Grind dried fruit of Carambola to make powder. Take quarter tsp with lukewarm water.

Citron for Scurvy

Drink 50 ml Citron fruit juice twice a day.
Crush seeds of Night Jasmine to make a powder. Add some water in it to make a paste. Apply it over infected Gums.

Cranberry for Scurvy

Cranberry is a rich source of Vitamin C. It combats the deficiency of Vitamin C in Scurvy.
Drink fresh juice of Cranberry daily.

Drumstick Leaf for Infections

Drumstick Leaves are atniinflammatory in nature. It contains a number of antioxidants. It is helpful in treating bacterial or fungal infections.
Fresh juice of Drumstick Leaves are helpful in treating Ear Infection, Eye Infection and Scurvy.
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