DoTerra Essential Oil Treatment For:
Chicken Pox is a common childhood disease typical among pre-teenage children. It is a highly contagious infection of a virus known as varicella zoster. The symptoms start as flu-like discomforts such as a fever, muscle or stomach pain, fatigue, and possibly headaches. This is followed in 1 to 4 days with a rash of small reddish spots that can be anywhere on the body and are usually uncomfortably itchy.
The spots can blister and the open sores can have the added complication of a bacterial infection. Because the virus is highly contagious the child should stay at home and those exposed should use antiviral essential oils to prevent also acquiring it.
The flu-like symptoms and itchy spots can cause discomfort but the illness is typically mild and over in a few days to a week. Older children will be affected more and those with weak immune systems may have difficulty as well.
Note: Do not use aspirin to reduce fever. Children should never be given aspirin or medications containing aspirin for chicken pox or any other viral illness because of the risk of Reye’s syndrome. This is a disorder that causes sudden and dangerous liver and brain damage. It is a very rare but of such severe complications caution must be taken.
DoTerra Essential Oil Chicken Pox Treatment:
To Relieve Itching:
Make an ointment with Calamine lotion: Mix 3 drops each of Lavender Oil and Melaleuca Oil for each ounce of Calamine lotion.
Add 1 cup of baking soda and 2 -4 drops of Lavender Oil to a warm bathtub of water. Mix well and a small child can soak/play while getting relief.
To avoid contagion & to quicken healing time:
Diffuse On Guard Oil Blend in the air
Everyone in the home should also take the following:
Take 2-3 drops each of On Guard Oil Blend, Melaleuca Oil, & Peppermint Oil in a capsule daily
To Relieve Flu-like Symptoms:
Rub 2-3 drops of Peppermint Oil over temples and back of neck (avoid eyes)
A tea using 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil and honey in a cup of warm water will provide calming relief.
Rub DigestZen Oil Blend over stomach area, 1-2 times a day
Serenity Calming Bath Bar (will help soothe the skin)
dōTERRA® Spa Serenity Calming Bath Bar is a moisturizing bar combining dōTERRA’s Serenity blend of therapeutic grade essential oils and natural emollients from coconut, sunflower, and safflower oils and shea butter. Serenity Calming Bath Bar is free from harsh, artificial fragrances and colors and other ingredients that can be irritating to the skin. The Serenity blend of essential oils provides a serene, calming cleansing experience. Pamper yourself at the end of a stressful day with Serenity Calming Bath Bar.
Utilize other On Guard Oil Blend products to prevent spreading & future infections:
On Guard™ Hand Sanitizing Wipes
On Guard™ Hand Sanitizing Wipes provide the protective properties of dōTERRA®’s proprietary On Guard blend of Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils in the convenience of a portable hand wipe. Each biodegradable wipe is formulated to kill 99.99% of most germs that can make you sick. The On Guard blend of wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary can be an important part of a defensive hygiene strategy during seasons of flus, colds, and other infections outbreaks.
On Guard™ Foaming Hand Wash is conveniently packaged in a 16-oz. refill bottle that fills 8-oz Foaming Dispensers, saving the earth’s resources and your money. Hand-washing is an important health precaution, and placing On Guard Foaming Dispensers in every sink around the home and office provides those in your home and workplace with On Guard protection throughout the day.
On Guard™ is dōTERRA®’s unique, proprietary blend formulated to support healthy immune function. Wild orange essential oil, combined with clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus and rosemary offer a fragrant, natural and effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support. On Guard, with its unique aroma, is one of our most versatile blends. It is also safe to use on counter tops, as a non-toxic way to cleanse surfaces, or to purify the atmosphere by diffusing. On Guard is superb for eliminating and controlling pathogens due to the potency of its constituents. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.
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