I think whom ever created the topic of "Small Pox" is actually referring to "Chicken Pox". Small pox was eradicated in the 1970's and is considerably worse than the chicken pox.
Soak in a hot bath with some grated ginger root to help cleanse the infection from the body.
Take plenty of garlic to help fight the infection.
Drink cinnamon, ginger, prickly ash, or red raspberry tea with a very small amount of lobelia or cayenne to help with relaxation.