Although fever can be troublesome, it is actually a natural response mechanism to other ailments in the body. In fact, fever helps in eliminating toxins from body and triggers antibody production by the immune system. Unless fever is uunbearably high, suppressing it would deprive the person of its advantages of fighting the actual cause of disease. Using herbs to reduce fever should be targeted at supporting the immune system and improving the body’s cleansing mechanism. Three kinds of herbs should be used to treat fever i.e. diaphoretics (that promote perspiratioon and reduce temperature), alteratives (that clear toxins) and stimulants (that promote blood circulation to skin and cleanse sweat). Here are some of the best herbs that treat fever and its symptoms.