Cholera:

 

• Cholera is a viral infection

• If not treated, cholera can be life threatening condition

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Feeling thirsty and restless

• Increased body temperature

• Low blood pressure

• Diarrhoea

• Nausea

• Vomiting

 

Causes:

 

• Caused by food or water contaminated with vibrio cholera virus

 

Natural home remedy using cloves:

 

1. Take 15-20 cloves in a bowl of water

2. Boil the water till it reduces to half

3. Strain the water and allow it to cool

4. Sip the liquid at regular intervals

 

Natural home remedy using onion and black pepper corns:

 

1. Chop ½ onion

2. Add 7 black pepper corns

3. Crush this mixture to make paste

4. Consume this paste 3 times a day

5. Onions help reduce thirst and restlessness

 

Tips:

 

• Drink filtered or boiled water

• Store water and food in closed containers as it will prevent contamination by flies and other germs

• Wash hands before cooking or eating