Check out the Natural Remedies for Rashes Infographic below!
Rashes are inflammations that cause red bumps and unusual changes to the texture of the skin. They can be very uncomfortable, causing itchiness and pain. Rashes may occur due to an aggravation or allergic reaction to plants, food, chemicals, animals, insects, and several other irritants. The great news is that there are many natural remedies for rashes that you can use for fast and effective results!
Try these Natural Remedies for Rashes:
Almond leaves – Apply mashed almond leaves to the rash.
Aloe Vera – The gel from the aloe vera plant has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties, so it is great for relieving skin rashes. It also contains folic acid and vitamin C and E which help control the outbreak of the rash. Aloe vera gel can come directly from the plant or it can be store-bought.
Basil leaves – Letsgohealthy.com provides an excellent rash remedy for rashes: in a blender take 15 basil leaves, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, salt and pepper and blend thoroughly. Apply this mixture to the affected area.
Calendula essential oils – Letsgohealthy.com also reports that calendula essential oils stimulate the production of white blood cells, which eliminate harmful microbes, helping to naturally relieve rashes. To use calendula essential oils for treating your rash, boil the herb in water or add two drops of the essential oil in hot water and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Allow it cool and apply it to the rash.
Chamomile essential oils – Skin rashes can be soothed by chamomile essential oils. But be careful, they can cause allergic reactions in some people.
Oatmeal – Apply oatmeal directly to the rash or take an oatmeal bath by adding one cup of uncooked oatmeal into your bath water.
Olive oil – Regularly apply olive oil to the rash for a natural rash remedy.
Poppy seeds – Naturalnews.com suggests the following natural remedy for rashes: crush one tablespoon of poppy seeds, mix with one teaspoon of water and one teaspoon of lime juice and apply to the rash.
St. Johns Wort flower – This flower has powerful astringent properties that moisturize the skin, and it is one of the most effective natural remedies for rashes.
Witch hazel – Known for being a potent astringent, witch hazel is a great treatment for skin rashes. Letsgohealthy.com says to boil a pint of water and add an ounce of witch hazel bark. Let it simmer for ten minutes, then strain and cool. Soak a clean cloth in the solution and apply it to the affected area. Leave on for 30 minutes and then wash off.
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