home remedies for chickenpox

Baking Soda

Baking soda restores the skin’s acid/alkaline balance and proper pH levels, relieving the severe itching associated with chickenpox.

Process 1:

Mix ½ teaspoon of baking soda into a glass of water.
Use this mixture to give the patient a sponge bath.
Allow the solution to dry on the skin.
Repeat regularly.

Indian Lilac or Neem Leaves

Indian Lilac, or neem, or margosa is antiviral. It fights with the virus that cause chickenpox while relieving itching. Neem is always considered as magnificent herb that contains immunomodulatory, anti-hyperglycaemic, anti-inflammatory, anti-malarial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-ulcer, antimutagenic and anti-carcinogenic properties.


Fan the patient with neem fronds.
Or Hang neem fronds around the patient’s bed.
Or Add fresh neem leaves to the patient’s bathwater.
Or Crush handful of fresh neem leaves, mix them with water to make a paste, and apply to chickenpox.
Leave on 5 minutes, then rinse with water. Do not use this remedy on children


Honey is naturally antiviral and anti-inflammatory. It kills the virus that causes chickenpox while reducing itching, redness, and pain. It also prevent scars when applied regularly.


Apply it to chickenpox in a thin layer.
Leave it on 20-30 minutes and rinse with water.
Repeat this process 3-4 times a day.

Carrot and Coriander

Carrots and coriander are rich in vitamins A and C and other nutrients needed to strengthen the immune system. You can use them in soups to treat the infection.


Boil a pot of water and add 1 cup of chopped carrots and 1 ½ cups of coriander leaves.
Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and strain.
Drink once a day for a month.
Note: You can also eat boiled carrots and coriander leaves