Thursday, November 13, 2008

Honey Recommended as ‘Precautionary Measure’ for Dengue Fever

Honey Cures Dengue Fever: Hakeem Khalid
The Post (Pakistan), 11/12/2008

Lahore: Hakeem Qazi MA Khalid, Secretary General Council of Herbal Physicians Pakistan, has said that masses should not be afraid of dengue fever as dengue virus is curable and the patient can recuperate in two weeks with proper treatment and care.

He said the most fatal cases were dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock fever, though the ratio of these cases was 3 to 5 per cent but proper care was important. Qazi Khalid said according to Herbal System of Medicine honey was the best cure for dengue fever.

He prescribed one spoon honey mixed in lukewarm water thrice a day as precautionary measure for dengue virus.

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