This is an infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It is seen that children below the age of 10 years are more prone to getting affected by this virus. But people of any age group can encounter disease.
This disease is contagious until all the pox have turned to scabs.
Symptoms of Chickenpox
The rashes occurs into small itchy blisters. The rashes can form on any body part. Some person develop severe spots all over the body and some develop only a few of them. Symptom of chickenpox :
- High temperature or fever is another common symptom of chickenpox. Mostly the fever comes before the rashes appear.
- Severe headache and loss of appetite.
How do homeopathy work for your Chicken Pox?
An infected individual is often advised complete bed rest, lukewarm bath which provides relief from itching. But there are some effective homeopathic medicines that are extremely helpful in treating chickenpox. Since it is always believed that homeopathy is the best remedy for chickenpox being a viral disease can be cured effectively through the following homeopathic remedies.
- Apis: This remedy for chickenpox is advised when children experience severe itching from heat and feel relieved in the exposure to cool places.
- Rhus Tox: This is a common homeopathic remedy for treating chickenpox.
Aconitum: This homeopathic remedy responds best in the initial stages
of chickenpox; especially when the patient suffers from symptoms like an
increase of thirst, high fever, and weakness.