2016-02-01
Joybynature.com Team
Feb
01

A boil is a skin infection that are formed in our skin pores. It begins with tenderness and redness of the skin. Slowly the white blood cells. protein and bacteria fill in of the boil and cause pus formation. It has many causes like poor hygiene, weak immunity, friction from tight and synthetic clothing, diabetes, poor nutrition, exposure to harsh chemicals. While the reasons are numerous, the problem is one, irritation of the skin. Here are a few home remedies to cure boils

1. Warm compress

Instead of pulling the boil and pus, it is better to treat it with heat. All you have to do is, dip a clean muslin cloth and dip it in warm water, squeeze out the excess water and place it on the boils. You can also add salt or turmeric to this water to get better results. Additionally you can use a warm compress. To know more about a warm compress, click here.

2. Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is a great antiseptic. It helps to relieve from numerous skin issues. You can directly apply a drop of tea tree oil to the boil to soothe irritation. To know more about tea tree oil, click here.

3. Turmeric

Turmeric is the best know antiseptic that is found in every Indian household. It is also a natural blood purifier and is considered to carry anti-inflammatory properties. Add a teaspoon of turmeric powder to a glass of warm milk and drink this every day. It will purify your blood and reduce the boils. You can also directly apply a paste of turmeric and fresh cream on your boil to relieve the boil related pain. To know more about turmeric, click here.

4. Cumin Seeds

Mixing a teaspoon of cumin seed powder with water to form a thick paste and applying it to the boils, gives a quick relief from the boils. To know more about cumin seeds, click here.

5. Eucalyptus Oil

Add eucalyptus oil to boiling water and elm to make a thick paste. Apply this paste to the boil till the pus drains out. Repeat the process if required. To know more about eucalyptus oil, click here.

6. Rock Salt

Rock salt is the purest form of salt known to the mankind. Rock salt is also a great cleanser. Taking a bath with warm water mixed with rock salt helps to soothe the boils and reduce them. To know more about rock salt, click here.

7. Nutmeg

Nutmeg stimulates blood circulation in the body. Drinking a glass of warm milk after adding a teaspoon of nutmeg powder prevents and cures bacterial infections. To know more about nutmeg, click here.

8. Neem

Neem is one of the best-known blood purifiers to human beings. It is antibacterial and anti-microbial in nature. Make a thick paste of neem leaves and directly apply it to the boils. This will drain the pus and dry up the boils quickly. Additionally, you can also add neem leaves in your hot water while taking a bath, this will soothe the boils and prevent the future occurrence. To know more about neem, click here.

9. Mustard Seeds

Mustard seeds are very beneficial to treat skin related disorders. Make a thick paste of mustard seeds and water and directly apply it to the boils, this will quickly relieve you from the pain. You can also use mustard oil to cure your boils. Just add it to warm water and drink it. To know more about mustard seeds and mustard oil, click here and here.

10. Coriander Leaves

Boil some coriander leaves in water and form a thick paste later. Apply this paste to the boils and cover it with a thin cloth. This will cure the boils quickly. To know more about coriander, click here.

11. Castor Oil

Castor oil carries antiseptic properties. Drop a couple of castor oil drops on a cotton ball and apply it directly to the boils. This will relieve from the boils, quickly. To know more about castor oil, click here.

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