Mumps is a mildly contagious viral infection that causes pain and swelling of the salivary glands.
Mumps is marked by face pain and neck swelling. Other symptoms include fever, sore throat, headache, chills, and aches. Mumps is only spread by contact with infected saliva. Signs and symptoms of mumps may not appear until two to three or more weeks after infection. You can reduce the symptoms using home remedies mumps found in this page.
Children are most usually affected by mumps, although vaccinations have reduced the incidence of mumps in children, at least within the United States. Children with mumps should be under the care of a qualified health-care practitioner. When mumps affects older individuals, the testes, pancreas, prostate, and central nervous system also may become involved.
List of Home Remedies for Mumps
Mumps TEA #1
20 drops black cohash tincture 30 drop echinacea tincture 1 cup warm water Combine the above tinctures with the warm water. Take one-third cup, up to three times daily.
Mumps TEA #2
1 teaspoon echinacea root 1 teaspoon mullein leaves 1 teaspoon goldenseal root 1 teaspoon yellow dock root 1 cup boiling water Combine the above herbs in a container. Take one teaspoon of the mixture and cover with the boiling water; steep for 20 minutes; strain. Take up two cups a day, a tablespoon or two at a time.