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13 Natural Remedies for Meningitis Cure

13 Natural Remedies for Meningitis Cure
HTC Editor
HTC Editor
March04/ 2017


Inflammation of the meninges is generally considered as meningitis. Meninges are the thin membranes that cover your brain and spinal cord. When the fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected it results in meningitis. Bacteria and virus are the common cause of meningitis. This disease can spread from one person to other through coughing and sneezing or when you are in close contact with the infected individual.

How to cure meningitis naturally?

Meningitis can be cured with natural home remedies. The most common home remedies that can heal meningitis include the following:

  1. Cat’s Claw

Unicaria tomentosa commonly called as Cat’s claw is an ancient herb that is used for meningitis cure. Cat’s claw contains certain anti-inflammatory ingredients that help in curing meningitis effectively. Cat’s claw also helps in boosting your immune system. The standard dosage of cat’s claw per day is 20mg thrice a day.  You should consult your doctor once before taking this herb as a natural cure for meningitis.

  1. Olive Leaf

Olive leaf contains a substance called oleuropein that acts as a good antioxidant. Olive leaf extract plays a key role in eliminating free radicals from your body and prevents damage. Olive leaf after being processed turns into elenoic acid that helps in inhibiting the growth of bacteria and makes it effective against certain infections.

You can take olive leaf extract along with other medications to cure meningitis. Olive leaf extract can either be used in the form of capsule or liquid for curing meningitis naturally. The standard dose of olive leaf extract per day is 250-500mg 1-3 times a day. Olive leaf extract also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effect and it can also helps in boosting your immunity.

  1. Garlic

Garlic is an essential home remedy that is used as an effective cure for meningitis. Garlic is known for its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Garlic helps in curing symptoms cryptococcal meningitis.

Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection that is commonly seen in HIV patients. A component called alliin is present in garlic that has antibiotic property. Garlic also helps in stimulating your immune system by increasing T cells and restoring antibody responses that were repressed.

You can take 3-4 cloves of garlic each day as a cure for meningitis. You can also extract garlic juice and take it with any fruit or vegetable juice. You should avoid taking raw garlic or its supplements in case of pregnancy or breastfeeding.

  1. Chlorella

Chlorella is a small plant that is rich in chlorophyll content. There are around 20 vitamins and minerals that are present in chlorophyll which helps in curing meningitis. It is an effective supernatural remedy used to cure meningitis.

The vitamins and minerals present in chlorella easily gets absorbed by the digestive system and can helps in increase the RBC count in your body.

  1. Ginseng herb

Ginseng herb is an essential home remedy used as one of the essential cures for meningitis. The active ingredient present in ginseng herb is ginsenosides which directly acts on the affected membrane and eliminates the infection. Ginseng herb also helps in speeding up the healing process of meningitis.

You can either eat ginseng directly or boil it in tea to cure meningitis. It is an ancient Chinese herbal remedy for meningitis cure.

  1. Reishi Mushroom

Reishi mushroom are commonly used for medicinal purpose and can help in boosting your immunity. The extract is generally used for treatment and is extracted from the cap and stem of mushrooms. Reishi mushroom also has blood thinning property and can also lower your blood pressure. You must consult your doctor before using it as a remedy for meningitis.

  1. Astralgus herb

Astraglus herb is a natural remedy used for meningitis cure. This herb can improve your immune system and can help in reducing the symptoms of meningitis. You can use the root extract directly or can be infused as a tea to cure meningitis symptoms.

  1. Increase the liquid intake

During meningitis, your internal parts become dry and dehydrated especially your tongue and the adjoining areas. You must drink plenty of liquids to fulfill the requirement. You can also consume juices extracted from citrus fruits that help in killing germs in your body and also aid in producing saliva in your mouth.

  1. Soybean milk

Soybean plays an important role in improving your immune system and speed up the healing process of meningitis. You can mix honey to soybean milk for taste and drink it before going to bed. You can use this remedy for 3-4 months to cure meningitis naturally.

  1. Fresh fruits and vegetables

Diet plays a very important role in curing any disease naturally. It helps in repairing your damaged organs and tissues and supplies the required mineral and nutrients to your body. It is recommended that you should eat less food in the initial stages of meningitis as it will restrict the elimination of toxins from your body.

Once you start recovering from the diseases, you should include fresh fruits and vegetables to speed up the healing process of meningitis. Pineapple is one of the essential fruit you can include your diet to cure meningitis naturally.

  1. Goldenseal

Goldenseal is an ancient herb and its roots have medicinal properties. Goldenseal is an antibacterial and antifungal agents used for curing meningitis.  Herbal blend of goldenseal and Echinacea members helps in boosting your immune system to fight against infections.

  1. Cold packs

Fever is one of the common symptoms of meningitis and high fever can slow down the healing process. Fever is generally a sign to denote that your body is fighting against infections, but high fever will be dangerous. It is recommended to use ice packs to control your fever and eventually giving chance to your immune system to fight against the inflammation and infection.

  1. Neutral bath

There is a wide temperature array in your body while suffering from meningitis. When you take neutral bath, the blood will redistribute properly in your body, thereby easing the inflammation and discomfort in brain and spinal cord. Taking neutral bath will help in reduce the meningitis symptoms.

The above natural remedies help in efficiently curing meningitis and can also speed up the healing process. The natural home remedies not only cure meningitis, but also helps in improving the immune response and prevents recurrence. Start using the above mentioned home remedies, once you are diagnosed with meningitis.

HTC Editor
HTC Editor

Atefa Noorain, (Microbiologist)former Head of the Department of Life Sciences, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Sujatha Degree College for Women.She worked as an Associate Research Analyst at Thomson Reuters and an Associate Editor of two research journals. She has presented her research work in 3 International Conferences.She has written articles for national journals and international journals. She had been felicitated as a Young Speaker in the last conference. She has worked on Nanoparticles as a part of her research project and won the Best Scientist of the Day award.

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