Here is how you can treat measles infection effectively and naturally


2017-04-06 04:32

Measles is a highly contagious airborne viral infection that affects the upper respiratory tract causing: coughing, high temperatures, runny nose, a skin rash and inflamed eyes. The World Health Organization says that measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children globally. But, plants and herbs have been shown to have effective antiviral activities, showing you can treat measles infection effectively and naturally.

So, here is how you can treat measles infection effectively and naturally

To treat measles infection effectively and naturally, you will have to treat the disease in parts, using antiviral plants and foods because they will help you deal with the side effects of having measles. There are 3 ways you can treat measles infection: 1) you must consume antiviral foods or herbs; 2) you have to keep the fever and coughing fits at bay 3) Finally, use home remedies that can stop the itch and ease the eye inflammation.

1) Consume antiviral foods or herbs

Podophyllum peltatum is a perennial plant that has been proven to inhibit the replication of measles and herpes virus simplex type 1. The extract was found to have an active component called podophyllotoxin, which is what makes this plant have its antiviral capabilities.

Tamarind indica plant extract has antiviral properties against at least 3 types of viruses and has many other health benefits since its pulp fruit extract has been shown to be rich in antioxidants.

2) Keep the fever and coughing fits at bay

Buckwheat Honey - A study comparing the effects of a single nocturnal dose of buckwheat honey or honey-flavored dextromethorphan (DM), has found significant differences in symptom improvement between treatment groups, with honey consistently scoring the best and no treatment scoring the worst.


Peppermint tea (Mentha Piperita)
in fresh and dried forms, has terpene compounds such as: menthol, menthol, and menthy acetate. It is also anti inflammatory, antiallergic and, and bacteria antiviral activities. As phytochemical and experimental studies on the antipyretic plants for children indicate, these plants that contain several effective substances, promising antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties for them, could relieve fever in children and play refrigerant role through eliminating the involved factors.


3) Home remedies that stop the itch and ease the inflammation of the eyes

Hemp seed oil - The powder of the leaves serves as a dressing for wounds and sores. Ganja is externally applied to relieve pain in itchy skin diseases. Hemp seed oil is useful for treatment of eczema and host of other skin diseases like dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis/cradle cap, varicose eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus and acne roseacea. By using hemp seed oil, the skin is strengthened and made better able to resist bacterial, viral and fungal infections. Crushed leaves are rubbed on the affected areas to control scabies

Chamomile tea - The dried flowers of chamomile contain many terpenoids and flavonoids contributing to its medicinal properties. It can be ingested or be used to moist a cotton ball, which you will wipe your eyes.

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