Our brain as well as the spinal cord is covered by thin membranes called meninges and when these meninges get inflamed because of a viral infection, the condition is known as meningitis. While viral meningitis clears up on its own within a few days, meningitis caused by bacteria or fungi have severe effects on learning abilities and may result in deafness, damage to brain and sometimes even death. Some other common causes of meningitis are inflammatory disorder, cancer, chemical reaction, or allergy due to certain drugs. Common symptoms of meningitis include high fever, terrible headache, drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, stiffness in neck, skin rashes, confusion, sensitivity to light, etc. Here are some excellent herbal remedies to cure meningitis.