Home Remedies For Measles

January 25, 2012 by  
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by wallygrom

Home Remedies For Measles

Article by larissa brown

Measles is caused by a virus of the influenza family. The initial measles symptoms are a bit like a bad cold or flu, but with a rash! The vast majority of parents do not know what measles really is, other than being a childhood illness. They know it has a rash and is infectious, but that’s about it.

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First a runny nose and a ‘sniffle’, followed by a sore throat.. A typical ‘barking’ cough can then develop. So far, you would not think ‘measles’ The eyes will puff up, may become watery and get red and sore looking. If you know of a possible measles contact you can now get suspicious.

Herbal Home remedies for Measles

1-Garlic Oil: Apply garlic oil to any infected areas to prevent infection.

2-Drink Saffron: Drink saffron and snake root tea to aid the healing process.

3-Lobelia: Take lobelia and yarrow for the fastest recovery from measles.

4-Orange Juice: Fresh Orange juice is very beneficial for the measles treatment.

Though the symptoms themselves may last a week on average, the process of catching this rash can occur over a period of time if not careful. It usually starts when a person with the measles virus coughs or sneezes into the air. The infected mist is contagious for at least two hours, whether it stays in the air or lands on a surface.

The cause of measles encephalitis is unknown. It has been suggested that early central nervous system involvement is caused by direct viral invasion of the brain. Later appearance of central nervous system symptoms is associated with demyelination and may be an immuno-pathologic reaction.

Both types of measles are spread through nose and mouth fluids whcih is similar to the way that the common cold is spread. Both are highly contagious. German measles has an incubation period of between 2-3 weeks, where there are no symptoms but the person is still contagious. The virus can also be present on the skin, as well as in urine and feces.

If your child experiences any of the above named symptoms then get your child to your family doctor immediately so you can get them vaccinated against this disease before it takes control over their bodies and spreads throughout your home and possibly your community.

At this point, there is no scientific evidence that any vaccine causes autism. Indeed, the VICP, which requires a lower standard of proof than in a traditional courtroom, recently ruled in 3 cases that the vaccines were innocent. While current medical knowledge is never the last word, for now we must rely upon science to govern our decisions.

The first symptoms of measles are fatigue, a fever, a dry cough and a burning sensation in the eyes. The eyes are also red, and feel itchy. Light bothers them. Fine white spots on a red base appear inside the mouth just opposite the molar teeth. The medical profession identifies the spots as Koplik’s spots. These symptoms appear about 4 to five days before the rash.

The two common elements amongst measles, mumps and rubella are how very contagious they are, and the mode of transmission. They are all transmitted through respiratory secretions through coughing and sneezing.

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