Chickenpox is a kind of viral infection caused by varicella zoster virus. The effect of chickenpox remains for approximately 1 to 2 weeks. Often chickenpox is found in infants, children and people with weak immune system. The major symptoms of this disease are itchy rash and red spots all over the body. High fever, loss of appetite or fatigue is other symptoms of chickenpox. This is a self-limited disease and its symptoms fade away gradually. However you can take some herbal remedies to detect the effect of chickenpox and to obtain relief from itching. Here are some tips to treat chickenpox with herbal remedies.
Brown vinegar is an emphatic remedy to cure chickenpox. You can add a half cup of brown vinegar into lukewarm bathwater. Use this water for a bath; it will give you relief from skin irritation. It is also helps to heal skin patches.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera is a wonderful natural remedy. Aloe Vera gel works effectively in chicken pox. Actually Aloe Vera gel is a constituent that not only give relief from itching but also cool down the skin from burning. You can apply Aloe Vera gel on rashes and scars.
If you are looking for an influential remedy yet herbal, oatmeal can help you. Take 2 cups of oatmeal powder and add it to 2 liters of water. Leave oat meal powder in this water for 15 minutes. Now take a cloth bag, wrap the mixture tightly into this bag and allow it to soak. Put this bag into your warm bath water and take a bath. It will reduce the itching mildly.
This is another herbal ingredient used to treat chickenpox. Take ½ table spoon of baking soda and mix it into a glass of water. Now use this water to sponge the body of the chicken pox’s patient. Let the mixture dry on the body. It will help the patient from scraping the skin.
Lavender oil gives instant relief from chickenpox naturally. It provides an instant relief to skin from itching. You can try lavender oil or lotion also.
Coriander and Carrot Soup
To reduce the effect of chickenpox you can drink soup made of coriander and carrot. Take 1 teaspoon of fresh coriander and 1 cup of chopped carrots. Boil carrot until cooked properly. Drink this soup once in a day to decrease the symptoms.
As you have already used honey to treat so many diseases but it is also advantageous to treat chickenpox. It has antibacterial and healing properties. You can rub honey over the skin rashes regularly to heal the rashes.