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Ayurvedic Treatment of Chicken Pox (Varicella)

About Chicken Pox (Varicella)

Chicken pox is one of the most common infectious disease of childhood that is characterized by a very itchy red rash. Usually, it is mild in children, but it can cause serious complications such as bacterial pneumonia.

Causes of Chicken Pox

It is caused by the virus Herpes varicella zoster. It is spread by droplets from coughing or sneezing. It may spread by contact with clothing or bed sheets of an infected person.

Symptoms of Chicken Pox

This disease appears as red, itchy rash which progresses from red bumps to fluid filled blisters. It spreads from the torso to the neck, limbs and face. It may appear in the mouth, around the eyes, on the scalp or on the genitals.

When to call a doctor?

If a person is facing following problems, then he should call his doctor:

  • Severe skin pain.
  • Greenish discharge from the rashes and skin that surround the rash becomes red.
  • Lethargy, persistent sleepiness and stiff neck are the symptoms of any serious illness.
  • A patient is recovering from chickenpox and suddenly begins running high fever, vomiting and drowsiness.

Diet for Chicken Pox patient's

A patient should be given fresh juice of fruits and vegetables for a few days. Lemon juice is considered to be beneficial for chicken pox patients. After a little improvement in condition, the patient should be given fruit rich diet for the next few days. Then after, a patient can take a well-balanced diet along with the fruits and vegetables.

Ayurvedic approach to Chicken Pox

Ayurveda is an ancient healthcare system that helps to maintain a healthy body by keeping balance between all the three doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) of the body which are considered as the energies of our body. Chicken pox is known as "Laghu masurika", in Ayurveda. According to Ayurveda, chicken pox results from the vitiation of all the three doshas of the body.

Herbal Remedies for Chicken Pox (Varicella)

Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Skin Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of chicken pox (varicella). These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.

Dosage / Usage

  1. Aloe Vitals - 2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals.
  2. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula - 2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals.
  3. Neem Capsules - 2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals.
  4. Kumkumadi oil - Take 3-5ml of the oil and massage over the affected area of the skin. In case of oily skin, kumkumadi oil can be avoided, but other supplements are safe for all skin types.

Products Description

1. Aloe Vitals

Aloe vitals capsules of the Planet Ayurveda contain standardized extract of Aloe Vera in it. Aloe Vera is helpful in moisturizing the skin and hence helps maintain healthy skin. It is useful for the healthy growth of the skin.

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula

These capsules of Planet Ayurveda contain pure extracts of Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), Pitt papda (Fumaria officinalis), Chiretta (Swertia chirata) and Ghrit kumari (Aloe barbadensis) in it. This product is helpful in maintaining healthy skin, hairs and nails as well.

3. Neem Capsules

The neem capsules of Planet Ayurveda contain the pure extracts of neem (Azadirachta indica) in it. Neem contains azadirachtin, nimbin, nimbidinin and nimbolides in it. The neem tree is known as 'Arishtha" which means reliever of sickness. The neem is an herb that helps maintain healthy skin.

4. Kumkumadi Oil

Kumkumadi oil of Planet Ayurveda contains 16 ingredients in it and the saffron is the main ingredient in it. Saffron softens and clears the skin and hence good for healthy skin.

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