Humidity gives rise to many skin problems and heat boils are one among them. A heat boil is a hair follicle or oil gland infected by bacteria and seems like tiny zits. Sometimes these can also cause pain. Heat boils not only appear on the face but also on other parts of the body like shoulders, legs, hands, and even the private parts. When it comes to sensitive areas, treating them with chemical creams and lotions will only worsen the condition.
To avoid this it is always better to opt for natural remedies. In this article, we’ll be discussing various natural remedies that you can easily try at home to treat heat boils.
Cumin, otherwise known as jeera, is a spice found in every Indian kitchen. It works effectively in getting rid of the pus and bacteria accumulated in the boils.
What To Do?
You’ll require 4 tsp cumin powder for this remedy. Roast the cumin seeds and powder them. Add a few drops of water to make a paste. Apply this on the affected area. Keep applying it every 4-5 hours. Continue to do this until you notice a difference.
Another common kitchen ingredient, garlic, is also an effective remedy for heat boils. Garlic has antibacterial properties and it helps in treating any kind of inflammation on the skin.
What To Do?
Take 2-3 garlic cloves and make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on the heat boils and leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with normal water. You can repeat this remedy once every day for better results. Castor Oil Castor oil contains an anti-inflammatory compound called ricinoleic acid, which helps in expelling the impurities in the boil. Along with that it also helps in moisturising the skin and controls the excess oil production on the skin