Although there has been no clinical study to prove it, more and more people used tawa tawa weed to cure dengue. The use of the word cure here means to stabilize the condition of the patient as we know it has no cure.
What is TAWA TAWA WEED? Can tawa tawa weed cure dengue?
It is a plant that grows in grassy area. Below are some tawa tawa photos I took on our neighbor’s garden:
Some notes on making the Tawa Tawa tea:
- they say than when you harvest Tawa Tawa, the roots should be included
- the patient should only drink Tawa Tawa for 24 hours
- in making Tawa Tawa tea, the roots should be removed.
Is it really effective to treat dengue fever?
Some claims that it is really effective. DOH already said that it has no toxic substance but it should be taken along with effective medication.
So how come the use of tawa tawa can cure dengue fever?
When you have dengue fever, the number treatment is to drink lots of fluid, specially water. Drinking tawa tawa tea is also fluid replacement.
Aside from drinking tawa tawa weed to cure dengue, what other treatments are effective in treating dengue fever?
Here are some of my posts about Dengue: