For children, chicken pox is a troubling virus, but it rarely creates any severe problems. Still, it is important to give a child everything they need to heal naturally. The first step is cleansing. Make sure your child drinks plenty of water and fruit juices. Fresh lemon juice and a spoonful of honey mixed with water, three times a day, will help to rid the body of toxins and tone the kidneys.
A diet of easily digestible foods such as bananas, avocado, apples, and yogurt is the next step. Make a tasty yogurt smoothie. Blend one cup of strawberries with 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt and one tablespoon of wheat germ. Give your child plenty of vitamin C rich foods, including berries, kiwi, pineapple, broccoli, and cauliflower. Avoid dairy (except for yogurt) sugary and processed foods.
Herbs can also be used to heal your child naturally. Catnip and ginger are two powerful herbs to aid a fever. They are diaphoretic, which means that they encourage sweating, helping the body rid itself of infection. Burdock, an alternative, works by cleansing the blood and restoring vitality, and echinacea is a strong anti-microbial. Try a blend of any of these herbs, sweetened with molasses or honey. One cup a day is plenty for children.