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
- Neem Capsules - 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water after meals.
- Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula - 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water after meals.
- Gandhak Rasayan - 2 tablets twice daily, with plain water after meals.
- Manjishtha Capsules - 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water after meals.
- Nirgundi Oil - As directed by physician.
- Tea Tree-Aloe Vera Premium Handmade Bathing Bar - As directed by physician.
1. Neem Capsules
Standardized extract of Neem (Azadirachta indica) is used to prepare Neem capsules that possess all the medicinal properties of neem. These capsules help to treat any kind of skin ailment like psoriasis, eczema, ringworm and other infectious and non-infectious skin diseases. These capsules are full of medicinal properties just like the herb neem, possesses anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant and detoxifying properties.
2. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula
As the name suggests these herbal capsules help to maintain the health of the skin and help to treat ailments like psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, scabies etc. It helps in maintaining the elasticity, smoothness and firmness of the skin. Strength of hair and nails is also improved by these herbal capsules.
3. Gandhak Rasayan
These herbal tablets help in maintaining the moisturized skin and remove the dead skin cells. Purified sulphur (shuddh gandhak) is used to prepare these herbal tablets. Gandhak rasayan tablets have the property of drawing the moisture from the surrounding atmosphere into the skin, hence preventing dryness. It also helps to treat many skin ailments like acne, leprosy, ringworm, scabies etc.
4. Manjistha Capsules
Rubia cordifolia (Manjistha) is the herb used in standardized form to prepare these herbal capsules. It possesses numerous medicinal properties like they act as a blood purifier, promote early wound healing, treat calcium deficiency, relieve skin ailments, relieve menstrual cramps, detoxify the body, destroy tumors and treat joint pains.
5. Nirgundi Oil
Vitex negundo is the main herb content of this oil that helps in relieving various skin complaints. There are also some other herbs in small proportion in Nirgundi oil to enhance its medicinal quality, like Manjistha, Kalihari and Haridra. It aids in faster wound healing, relieves pain, treats leprosy, inflammation of the skin, lesions on the skin, etc.
6. Tea Tree-Aloe Vera Premium Handmade Bathing Bar
Tea tree oil is the main ingredient of this paraben free bathing soap. Aloe is also present in this herbal soap. Both of the herbs help in maintaining healthy and moisturized skin. It prevents infectious diseases of the skin and also helps to treat them. Regular use of this soap prevents dry skin, moisturizes the skin and clears off the infectious lesions present on the skin.
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