Boils also known as furuncles, inflamed sores or skin abscess, is a skin condition mainly caused by the inflammation of hair follicles and can develop to anyone. Redness, tenderness and localized warmth are the early signs and symptoms of boils.
Home remedies for boils are very effective in getting relief from boils naturally. This article will cover some of the effective home remedies for boils.
For children suffering from boils, chewing of fresh leaves of margosa (neem) for 20 days is quite beneficial. Adult can take 16 leaves whereas children can take 6-8 leaves per dose. This remedy can also be taken making a tablet of the leaves and having this with water to prevent boils.
Another useful home remedies for boils are the powder of the three myrobalans. Boil the powder of the three myrobalans and use to wash the affected area.
Immerse some almonds in water and then remove the peel. Pound the almonds along with some margosa (neem) leaves and few black peppercorns. Make into small balls. Take one or two of these balls twice a day, with warm water. This is an effective home remedy for boils and work as a blood purifier.
Make a paste by adding some water to the powder of catechu. Use this mixture as a local application on the affected area. It has antiseptic and antipruritic properties. It is a good home remedy for boils.
Make a paste by mixing some pepper powder with a little ghee. Now apply this paste on the affected region for relief.
Margosa (neem) can be used as an effective home remedy for boils in the form of decoction. Prepare a decoction by boiling neem leaves in water. Now wash the boils with this decoction.
Fenugreek (methi) seeds are also used as a home remedy for boils. Make a poultice of powdered fenugreek seeds and turmeric powder and tie on the affected area twice a day.
Onion has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Apply semi baked onion on the affected region. This remedy will help to ripen and then open and drain the boils.
One of the useful home remedies for boils is tamarind. Take tamarind juice daily for a few days for the natural treatment of this skin condition.
Cinnamon (dalchini) is also used for the treatment of this skin condition. Prepare a paste by mixing the powder of cinnamon with some water. Apply this paste on boil to get relief from inflammation and pain.
Take funnel and dry coriander in equal quantities and make the powder of them. Now add double the quantity of powdered sugar candy. Take 4 to 5 grams of this powder two times a day for some days. Give half of this dose to the children suffering from boils.
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