Turmeric, balanced diet can help ease vaccine side-effects, advises doctor
Consuming turmeric, ginger, leafy vegetables and grains can help ease the side-effects of Covid-19 vaccines, the Department of Health suggested on Thursday.
Dr Suwanchai Wattana Yingcharoenchai, the department’s director-general, said the most common side effects include soreness at the vaccination site, headache, fever, body ache or fatigue.
He said the symptoms can last for up to three days and suggested that consumption of the following herbs and plants can help ease symptoms. They are:
- Turmeric: Contains anti-inflammatory properties and can help ease the pain.
- Ginger: Helps reduce inflammation.
- Leafy vegetables and fruit: Contain vitamins that can boost immunity, dietary fibre to help flush toxins and high water content, which helps refresh the body.
- Grains: Help nourish the body.