White Blood Cells are also known as Leukocytes. They are responsible for fighting infectious diseases. The human body creates more than million white blood cells everyday to fight with different pathogens. The average normal range of White Blood Cell is 3500 to 10500 white blood cells per microlitre of blood.
There are different types of white blood cells such as Neutrophils, Eosinophils, Basophils, Lymphocytes, Monocytes.
Some of the reasons for low white blood cells in the body are:
- Viral Infections.
- Congential Disorders.
- Alcohol Abuse.
- Poor Nutrition.
- Medications like antibiotics.
Poor White Blood Cells in the body makes the body ineffective in fighting infection results in a condition called Leukopenia.
High Fever, Chills, Sweating are some of the symptoms of low white blood cell count.
We can also increase white blood cells in our body naturally. Some of the ways are:
- Lavender Essential Oil
This oil is often used to treat stress and anxiety and also promotes sleep. It helps to increase the white blood cell count and boosts our immunity. We need to massage our body with the oil everyday to get better results.
You all will be surprised to know that garlic has many unique properties. It has immunomodulatory and anti inflammatory properties that boosts our immune system. We need to consume at least 1 to 2 teaspoons of garlic for best results.