An infectious disease causing a mild fever and a rash of itchy inflamed blisters. It is caused by the herpes zoster virus and mainly affects children, who are afterward usually immune.


Lavender, Melaleuca, Roman Chamomile

Add 1 drop to 1 quart (1 liter) warm water, and use water for a sponge bath.

Simple Solutions:

Combine 10 drops lavender and 10 drops Roman chamomile with 1/2 cup (125 ml) calamine lotion. Apply a small amount twice a day over affected areas.

The information on this page is from the book Modern Essentials: A
Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils
, published
by AromaTools®. Please refer to Modern Essentials for additional
information, research, and usage suggestions.

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