A fever is basically a symptom of another illness. A fever can occur when your body is fighting an infection, such as the flu or due to excess accumulation of toxins. Soaring temperatures, head ache, muscle ache, loss of appetite, a fever is never a pleasant experience for anybody.


The main function of a fever is to pull calcium out of the bones and draw it into the blood where it is useful for fighting infections. This process may be part of what makes you feel achy. Give the body what it needs without requiring it to withdraw. Calcium works with the fever to make it more effective, which may reduce illness duration. Calcium is best obtained from food, but it can also be obtained through supplements. Vitamin D may also be helpful for increasing absorption.


Chicken soup is good for more than just the soul. Chicken soup may contain a number of substances with beneficial medicinal activity. Several components of broth are thought to be beneficial, but the one that has been most studies is cartilage. Cartilage supports healthy immune function by stimulating just about every time of white blood cell the body needs to defense against unwanted microbes. It’s also rich in calcium.


It supports digestion, improve sleep and support immune function. Gelatin can be derived from several animals with different methods some use just the hide, some use the hide and cartilage and some gelatin studies actually used isolated compounds found within gelatin, glycine for example. Gelatin gives a very soothing, easily digestible source of nourishment. If you don’t have access to homemade bone broth, dissolve grass gelatin in hot chamomile tea and drink.


Apple cider vinegar is an old remedy used by great-grandmothers that is thought to draw out the fever. Soak a cloth in apple cider vinegar and water, then place them on the forehead and tummy or add a cup to a warm bath. Some people also soak a cloth in and wrap it around the feet.


Elder flower and yarrow are thought to benefit immune function. You can either drink it, eat it or make it into a smoothie pop.