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Natural Remedies for Measles

May 11, 2017

 

“Measles, or rubeola, is a viral infection of the respiratory system. Measles is a very contagious disease that can spread through contact with infected mucus and saliva. An infected person can release the infection into the air when they cough or sneeze.

 

The measles virus can live on surfaces for several hours. As the infected particles enter the air and settle on surfaces, anyone within close proximity can become infected.” [1]

 

Symptoms

 

In the beginning stages the symptoms of measles have striking similarities to allergy and flu-like symptoms. It is important to watch for all symptoms and their progression time.

The first symptoms are sneezing, coughing, fever, runny nose, and inflammation of the eyes. The eyes may become red and sensitive to light. Within 24-48 hrs, small red spots with white centers appear on the inside of the cheeks. A rash appears in 3-5 days, later on the sides of the neck, forehead, and ears; then it spreads over 5-7 days to the rest of the body. As it spreads, the fever subsides. [2]

 

Natural Remedies

 

·       Isolate the affected individual in a dark, well ventilated room. Eyes are sensitive to light

·       Do not read or watch TV

·       Drink plenty of water, fruit and vegetable juices, preferably fresh

·       Take vitamins A and C to satisfy the body’s need for calories

·       Eat small frequent meals

·       Avoid processed foods

·       Rest until the rash and fever disappears

·       Take catnip and garlic enemas to lower fever

·       Cool moisture from vaporizer may help with cough suppression

·       Vapor baths (such as ginger, mustard, and cayenne)

 

This condition must be brought to the surface as fast as possible, diaphoric herbs will help assist in this process. Diaphoric herbs such as yarrow and raspberry leaves.

 

[1] http://www.healthline.com/health/measles

[2] Natural Remedies Encyclopedia, Vance Ferrell

 

Disclaimer: The information provided in this publication is designed for educational purposes only and reflects the Biblical life-style designed by God for our health and happiness. The information presented herein is not to be used as health or medical advice or to diagnose or to treat disease. Rather, it reflects the convictions, of the Bible- believing Christians in regards to our Biblical understanding of how to cooperate with God in the work of healing-which he promised to do.Therefore, the use or misuse of any information contained herein is at the sole risk and discretion of the reader/user and neither the authors nor the designers or its affiliates of this publication are liable for any negative effects, or worthy of praise for any positive results. For diagnosis, treatment or any other procedures including allopathic medical advice, see your doctor. For healing, see the Great Physician.

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