Top 5 Home Remedies for Tuberculosis


The tuberculosis bacteria can stay dormant in the body for years together showing little or no effect.


If your immune system is strong enough then eventually the tuberculosis bacteria is killed and the body gets rid of it but in case if your immune system is weak then you can get infected by this disease. Although this disease is 100 percent curable by allopathic medicines, but at the same time there are lots of home remedies available as well to cure this disease.

Indian Gooseberry

Indian Gooseberry or Amla is quite powerful home remedy when it comes to the treatment of Tuberculosis. A tablespoonful of Indian gooseberry juice mixed with equal amount of honey should be taken to cure Tuberculosis. The Indian gooseberry is rich in vitamin C and contains many other ingredients, which increase the body’s natural capacity to fight the disease. Best time to consume this mixture is early morning.

Bottle Gourd

Regular consumption of Bottle Gourd has been linked with increased stamina and body immunity. This green vegetable is quite beneficial for Tuberculosis patients. The best way to consume bottle gourd is to cut it into small pieces and then steam them thoroughly so that they become tender. Next sprinkle some pepper and salt and add a little bit of lime and eat it regularly. Apart from treating Tuberculosis, bottle gourd is also helpful in curing various mental and sexual disorders.

Custard Apple

Regular consumption of custard apples is quite beneficial for the patients of Tuberculosis. This fruit is rich in potassium and magnesium and contains several vitamins, which prepares the body to fight against Tuberculosis. This fruit can be consumed raw or a highly potent concoction can be prepared with this fruit to fight the disease. To prepare the concoction you need to boil the pulp of two custard apples with around 25 seedless raisins on a slow flame. Next strain the mixture and drink the liquid to get the best medicinal benefits.


Everybody is aware of medicinal benefits of garlic. Garlic is a strong antibiotic and antibacterial agent and helps effectively in your fight with Tuberculosis. The active compound found in garlic, which is called allicin, does inhibits the growth of Tuberculosis bacteria. Although garlic alone is not able to kill the bacteria completely but if it’s consumed along with your regular medicines, then it does helps a lot in eradicating the Tuberculosis bacteria. Various scientific researches that are done across the world have established the positive role of garlic in treating Tuberculosis.


Milk is readily available in every household and is quite beneficial for Tuberculosis patients. The main ingredient that is helpful in eradicating the bacteria is calcium that is found in abundance in milk. It has been found that the people suffering from Tuberculosis have low calcium count, which is harmful for their fight against the Tuberculosis bacteria. Taking sufficient quantity of milk (around 1-2 liters) a day can be really beneficial.