Ayurvedic medicine recommends papaya leaf for Chikungunya virus

According to the CDC, The most common presenting features of Chikungunya are:
• Fever (92%) usually associated with • Arthralgia (87%),
• Backache (67%) and
• Headache (62%).
One of the clinical measures to determine Chikungunya virus is a low white cell count (leukopenia). (leukocyte count below 5000 cells/cu mm)

http://www.wpro.who.int/mvp/topics/ntd/Clinical_Mgnt_Chikungunya_WHO_SEARO.pdf

Papaya leaf tea has shown effect to raise white blood cell count when tested on Dengue Fever:

“…administration of papaya leaf juice was beneficial in dengue patients in elevating the total white cell counts and platelet counts.”

EFFECT OF PAPAYA LEAF JUICE ON PLATELET AND WBC COUNT IN DENGUE FEVER: A CASE REPORT

http://www.oalib.com/paper/2750066#.VDBF9ni9Kc0

When the Chikungunya virus erupted in India, the times reported the use of papaya leaf as relief. See this Dr’s article:

http://www.homeopathyworldcommunity.com/m/blogpost?id=3101571%3ABlogPost%3A98406

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