Chicken Pox:

 

• Chicken pox is a viral infection

• The most prominent symptom is the appearance of red spots and  rashes on skin

• It is a highly contagious condition

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Rashes or tiny red spots on the skin

   o These appear mostly on the upper back or chest

   o As infection grows rashes spread to face and lower extremities

• Overtime,

   o Rashes get filled with fluid

   o Thick crust develops 

• As some of these rashes dry, new ones come up

• Itchy blisters

• Mild fever

• Headache

• Weakness

 

Causes:

 

• The condition may spread if one comes in contact with,

   o Cough or sneeze of an infected person

   o Fluid from the chickenpox blister

• Lack of vaccination for chickenpox

 

Natural home remedy using green peas:

 

1. Take 200 g green peas

2. Boil them in water

3. Drain the water

4. Crush the peas to make a paste

5. Apply this paste on the affected area

6. Leave it for 1 hr

 

Natural home remedies using baking soda:

 

1. Baking soda helps control the itching

2. Take 1 bowl of water

3. Add 3 tbsp baking soda

4. Mix well

5. Use a sponge to apply on the skin

6. Make sure that the soda dries on skin

 

Natural home remedies using carrots and coriander leaves:

 

1. Take 100 g chopped carrots

2. Add 60 g fresh coriander leaves

3. Add them in 500 ml water and boil till water reduces to half

4. Drink this soup once a day

5. Add salt and pepper for taste

 

Tips:

 

• Vaccinate your child for chicken pox

• Avoid itching or scratching the blisters as it can aggravate the condition. It can also leave permanent

  scars on the skin