Chikungunya Virus Cure 11 y
*One study found that tannic acid from nutgall apparantly binds to Chikungunya and inhibits the virus. Sources of Tannic Acid: Nutgall, Tea, Nettle, Wood, Berries, Chinese galls. Oak wood is very rich in tannic acid. Oak leaves were also mentioned. Take an iron supplement if using foods with high amounts of tannic acid.
Effects of tannic acid and its related compounds upon Chikungunya virus
Tannic Acid In-Activates the Chikungunya virus
Plants with Phytochemicals
Chikungunya is a virus spread by mosquitoes. It is not normally a serious health issue as it only lasts for 3-7 days. The best prevention is to keep the immune system healthy and taking proper precautions to avoid infection. There are several things one can do to prevent bites from mosquitoes and there are ways to relieve body aches and deydration that might come if infected.
The symptoms of chikungunya include fever which can reach 39°C, (102.2 °F) a petechial or maculopapular rash usually involving the limbs and trunk, and arthralgia or arthritis affecting multiple joints which can be ... read more