Chicken pox is a highly contagious disease affecting mostly
children and sometimes adults also. The rash appears on the body
2 days after the person gets infected. The rash forms into
blisters, which burst and then scab over. The incubation period
of chicken pox is 2 to 3 weeks. People are more prone to the
disease during winter and spring season. Pregnant women, who are
getting chicken pox for the first time, must seek medical
Common Causes of Chicken Pox: Herpes Zoster Virus, Contact with
broken chickenpox blisters, Inhaling airborne droplets and Poor
immune system are the common causes of chicken pox.
Home Remedies for Chicken Pox
Mix ½ tspn of Baking soda in 1 glass of water. Sponge the person
with this. When soda dries on the skin it controls the itchiness
Pure honey smeared on the scabs helps in clearing up scars.
Application of Vitamin E oil helps and has a healing effect. The
scars fade away very quickly.