One disease that people dread is chicken pox. Dread because it is highly contagious… and could persist for up to two weeks. Chicken pox is a viral infection that mostly
occurs in late winter or early spring. It is usually a mild, but miserable, illness common in children. It causes itchy red spots or blisters all over the body… and is accompanied by flu-like symptoms especially a couple of days prior to the itchy red rashes. This disease can spread through air or contact
with saliva or fluid from blisters of the infected individual. And once the chicken pox virus enters
the body it remains within the body permanently. Now I will tell you about some useful
home remedies for dealing with chicken pox. Take a glass of water. Mix half a teaspoon of baking soda in it. Sponge the patient with this solution. It helps provides relief from
itching and dries up the spots. Oatmeal baths are also soothing. For this next remedy
Take a handful of neem leaves. And crush them to make a paste out of it. Apply this paste on the affected areas. Moreover, you can add neem leaves in your bath water as well. Another useful home remedy while dealing with chicken pox. Take 100g carrot and 60g coriander leaves. Chop them and boil them in about 500ml water until it reduces to half. And give this soup to the patient. Now time for some tips to help you deal with chicken pox. During early stages of this disease, include figs in your diet. And to reduce the appearance of scars, apply vitamin E oil on the affected areas when they start healing. And as prevention is always the best cure, make sure you get your child vaccinated for chicken pox.