Measles is a contagious disease, which spreads one child to another rapidly. A virus has been considered the cause of this disease, Introduction:

           Measles is a contagious disease, which spreads one child to another rapidly. A virus has been considered the cause of this disease, which spreads one person to another through the process of respiration.

Name in different languages:

English       -        Measles

Hindi          -        Khasra                  

Malayalam -        Pogal mannal

Marathi      -        Gobar

Bengali      -        Hum                       

Oriya         -        Milimila

Gujrati       -        Odi kahsra             

Tamil         -        Manlavari

Kannada    -        Thottae, Dadrad     

Telugu       -        Chinnamavaru

Asam         -        Lutiaei                                                  

Symptoms: The child suffers from sneezing, running nose, eye redness in the eyes, dry cough and origin of constant sound of khas-khas. The child keeps on coughing. The temperature of the patient reaches to 103-104 degree Celsius in this disease. Red eruptions appear on the face and chest on the third day of fever. As poxes disappear as fever and cough also reduce simultaneously. Sometimes, the patient suffers from Pneumonia in this disease. Other children should remain far from the measles affected child. 


         The disease named measles occurs due to the infection of minor viruses. Its viruses attack on the mucus membrane of the child’s throat and nose. Healthy children also become the victim of this disease if they talk to the affected child. Its viruses spread in the atmosphere when the affected child coughs and sneezes and these viruses take other children in their grasp. If there is one affected child in home, other children become the victim of this disease. Measles spreads in the form of infection. There is a big possibility of this disease in winter season. Measles eruptions appear on the body within 6-10 days after the infection of measles viruses. Measles viruses attack soon of a catarrh and cold affected child. First, the patient suffers from fever, and thereafter, red small eruptions appear on the different organs of the patient’s body. The patient suffers from running nose, throat’s pain and he feels a lot of pain while coughing and his body trembles due to clod in this disease. Some children suffer from urticaria (chhapaki) also.

Meal and abstinence:

Use: Hang a neem’s branch at the gate of the house and give dry grapes and sisymbrium iro to eat to the child.

Avoid: Vegetables should not be fried in oil or ghee. Cold natured type eatable foodstuffs should not be given to the child to eat.

Precautions: Precautions are more necessary for the affected child than the medicines in this disease. Avoiding from cold is very necessary in winter because pneumonia caused of cold air may be dangerous for the life of the child. Full relief is very necessary in this disease for the affected child. The child becomes too weak to suck the breast. The possibility of measles is very less if its injection is inoculated after 6 months of birth. Injection should not be inoculated to the affected child if the child has been suffering from measles.

For reading tips click below links      These medicines cure the disease named measles:
1.     Badi mai:

Badi mai:

    The smoke of badi mai relives in this disease.
    2.     Safflower:


      The poison of measles comes out soon if the decoction of safflower’s dried flowers is given to the affected child twice a day.
      3.     Wild turmeric:

      Wild turmeric:

        The poison of measles comes out soon if 1-2 grams wild turmeric is given to the child to eat twice a day. The patient recovers health soon. Dissolve it into water and apply this paste on the body.
        4.     Honey: