Pomegranate and sweet lime juices along with green coconut water promote rapid restoration of haematological parameters in patient infected with dengue: A case report

  • Biplab Giri Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India
  • Mrinmoy Sarkar Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India
  • Sandeep Kumar Dash Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India
  • Sananda Dey Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Abstract

We report a case of dengue fever in a 9-years old Indian child. She was given “anti-hyper thermic” drug paracetamol and anti-biotic amoxicillin for 5 days. The patient was detected with dengue infection (NS1 positive) with a 5 days history of high fever and headache. After scrutinizing the haematology data, the medications (paracetamol & amoxicillin) were stopped and only diet which was continued is fruit juices (pomegranate and sweet lime juices along with green coconut water) as nutritional supplement. After 48 hours of continuous administration of nutritional supplements, blood parameters showed immense change. From this case study it can be stated that, infection with dengue and subsequent decline in the platelet and leukocyte count can well be restored with pomegranate, sweet lime and green coconut water.


Keywords: Dengue, Pomegranate, Sweet Lime, Green Coconut Water

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Author Biographies

Biplab Giri, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Mrinmoy Sarkar, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Sandeep Kumar Dash, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Sananda Dey, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India

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Giri, B., Sarkar, M., Dash, S. K., & Dey, S. (2019). Pomegranate and sweet lime juices along with green coconut water promote rapid restoration of haematological parameters in patient infected with dengue: A case report. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(2), 387-389. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i2.2390