5 Drinks To Fight The Dreadful Fever

5 Drinks To Fight The Dreadful Fever
When you’re fighting off a fierce fever you might be tempted to indulge in some of your favorite drinks such as coffee, soda or even some form of alcohol. Any of those choices are very, very bad ideas. To cure your fever faster and make the symptoms you’re suffering from less severe, you need to ingest the things that will make you feel better, not worse. For that reason, you need to take a look at these five kinds of drinks that have the ability to fight off the fever.

1. Broth Soup


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    If you regularly eat your grandma’s homemade chicken broth when you’re sick you’re already doing something to help with your fever. While many kinds of broth can be effective, chicken broth is a particularly powerful way to fight your fever. It will reduce congestion, repair body tissue and support your immune system, aiding you in getting better a lot faster. For that reason, you should check out this highly rated chicken broth recipe.

    2. Tea


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      There have been a number of benefits shown for drinking tea instead of coffee by both science and personal experience. One of the less discussed benefits of the drink is how hot or cold tea can successfully treat a fever. The combination of some hydration with just the right amount of caffeine means that you’ll get a nice jolt. Even better is that tea is extremely easy to make. All you have to do is boil a tea bag that you might even already have in your home in hot water for a few minutes. While every kind of tea has some vitamins that will help you deal with your fever, linden flower tea is especially effective against a fever.

      3. Fruit Juice


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        Fruit juice is by no means an effective way to lose weight, but it should be a help when you’re suffering from a fever, since it has so many of the nutrients that are essential for good health. Orange juice, in particular, stirs the digestive system and is likely to make you urinate, which causes you to naturally remove toxins from your body. Orange juice doesn’t even need a recipe! You should just make sure that it is as natural and freshly squeezed as possible if you want it to make a positive impact.

        4. Apple Cider Vinegar


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          Apple Cider Vinegar has a number of benefits. That it can successfully fight a bad fever is just one of its advantages. To fight the fever you can do something as simple as sipping on some Apple Cider Vinegar once an hour or something as unique as taking a bath made up of hot water and one cup of Apple Cider Vinegar! Either way, you’ll probably feel better afterwards. Here are some recipes.

          5. Water

            As much as other liquids can do to help you fight the fever, nothing is ultimately more effective than plain old H2O. During a fever, water is drained from your cells due to your temperature. You might also be sweating a lot, throwing up or experiencing diarrhea. Any of those symptoms will deplete the water in your body even further and cause you to feel continually more awful. So replenish that water regularly and often to avoid the dehydration that will make the current symptoms from your fever even worse as well as possibly adding new ones. It would benefit you to also drink other liquids on this list for your fever, but, as usual, water should be your number one priority. By keeping that key fact in mind as well as the rest of the points in this article, you’re likely to get better in no time!

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            Last Updated on August 21, 2018

            30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

            30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

            Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised society: it’s a wonderful experience.

            That said, things can get a little bit tricky when we are left to the mercy of Mother Nature. Here are 30 fantastic camping hacks you can use to make your camping experience as wonderful as possible!

             1. Use sage to repel mosquitoes.


              Place some sage in your campfire and the smell is sure to ward off any pesky mosquitos.

              2. Liquid soap + cotton balls = no ticks.


                If you or one of your fellow campers is having trouble with a tick, place the soap-soaked cotton on the tick for 20 seconds. The tick will eventually stop chewing and will come away with the cotton ball. If the tick was attached for a lengthy amount of time you may want to consider keeping it in a container so that you can test it for Lyme disease later.

                3. Use an acorn cap as a whistle if you get lost.


                  It’s remarkably easy to get lost whilst camping. Here’s a full tutorial on how you can transform an acorn into a whistle!

                  4. Corn chips for kindling!


                    Doritos are a great way to start a fire, just be careful!


                    5. Use the rest of the chips for nachos.


                      Nachos are easy to pack, light and simple to make. Plus they’re incredibly tasty.

                      6. Use compact, microfibre towels!


                        These towels are incredibly easy to store and dry within an hour of use. Buy them here.

                        7. Wrap duct-tape around your water bottle for emergencies.


                          You never know when you might need some.

                          8. Make lamps out of jars and solar disks.


                            Get all the info you need here.

                            9. Sangria!


                              We know what’s really important. How to here!

                              10. One water bottle will hold eight eggs.


                                By keeping all your eggs in a bottle you save time and hassle. Plus, no need to carry extra bowls or a whisk!


                                11. Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil is a surprisingly good mosquito repellent.


                                  Keep the bugs and the bug repellent smell at bay.

                                  12. DIY shower.


                                    All you need is a watering can and a large jug. Here’s the full instructions.

                                    13. Keep sandpaper handy to light matches.


                                      Glueing some sandpaper to the lid of a tupperware box where you can also store matches is a foolproof plan.

                                      14. Make s’moreos easily.


                                        15. MarshJell-o shots.


                                          Learn how to make these delicious things here!

                                          16. Or dip those marshmallows in Bailey’s. 

                                            Toast the marshmallow first and then dip it in Bailey’s.

                                            17. Turn a bottle into a spoon.


                                              It’s that easy!


                                              18. Grits repel ants.


                                                Just sprinkle grits wherever you see ants.

                                                19. Deodorant can be used to combat itchiness.


                                                  20. Wrap your meat in cabbage to stop it from burning.


                                                    That’s not an innuendo, it really will! The moistness in the cabbage creates the perfect barrier.

                                                    21. Foam noodles will stop any injuries.


                                                      For any fellow clumsy people, you know how possible it is to smack your head and cause serious injury. Placing a foam noodle on the awning strut narrows down at least one accident waiting to happen.

                                                      22. Carry some essentials in a small tin with you at all times.


                                                        You never know what you’ll need and when.

                                                        23. Take toothpaste dots instead of a whole tube.


                                                          Let the drops dry out over 3 days, add a little baking soda and put them in a resealable bag.

                                                          24. Use a stick to secure your tent.


                                                            By placing a stick in the main centre line you ensure the pressure is even throughout, which will stop the grommets being pulled out.


                                                            25. Vacuum seal your food before you leave.


                                                              26. Popcorn on the campfire.

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                                                                Popcorn that you can place on the stove at home can also be popped over a campfire. You can also make your own using this tutorial.

                                                                27. You can even make bacon and eggs over it.

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                                                                  That’s right! Full instructions here.

                                                                  28. Keep your toiletries handy.


                                                                    Buy this magnificent contraption here.

                                                                    29. Compact, unbreakable cups!


                                                                      Get them while you can!

                                                                      30. Tic-Tac boxes are great for storing ingredients.


                                                                        With these 30 camping tips and tricks, you can work DIY magic into nearly every aspect of camping, and make your next camping trip a comfortable, easy blast. Good luck!

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