7 Effective Ways to Lower a Fever in 5 Minutes (Especially in Children)

We all want to call the doctor when our kid is suffering from something. It’s very difficult for every parent, and in that panic moment we only think to save our child.

Everyone would agree with this. And the real nightmare begins, when your child is having a fever. High fever lasts for a couple of days and it has to be checked by a pediatrician.

You can try several steps to make your child feel better, while his body is fighting with the infection that causes the fever.

You are going to lower your child’s fever in a couple of minutes. Don’t hesitate to try, because you can save your child without medications.

I highly recommend you to try this, because my grandmother was using some of these methods when my sister and I were little kids.

Here are the methods:

Grated Potatoes

Put in the child’s socks washed, peeled and grated potatoes.

Brandy and Water

Dilute a small cup of brandy with an equal amount of water. Then, soak gauze in the mixture and put it in the child’s socks.

Cool, Damp Washcloth

Everything you have to do is just to place a cool, damp washcloth on the forehead of your child.

Lukewarm Bath

Give your kid a nice lukewarm tub bath. Make sure, the water is not cold. This is going to increase the body’s temperature.


Cool down your child’s body from the inside out by offering your kid plenty of fluids and cold food.

Source: www.fhfn.org

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