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Home Remedies for Boils

Home Remedies for Boils

  1. Parsley leaves or ajmood also plays vital role in treating boils. Boil parsley leaves, till it becomes soft. Wrap the boiled leaves in clean perforated cloth and put is over boils. This will help in release of puss by opening boil’s mouth.
  2. Bitter Gourd is an effective home remedy for blood-filled boils. A cupful of fresh juice of this vegetable, mixed with a teaspoon of lime juice, should be taken, sip by sip, on an empty stomach daily for a few months to treat this condition. 
  3. Vitamin A. Take 25,000 international units daily for two weeks.
  4.  Beta-carotene. Take 25,000 international units daily for two weeks. 
  5. B-complex vitamins. Take a balanced B-complex supplement daily
  6.  Vitamin C with bioflavonoids. Take 3,000 milligrams daily
  7. Zinc. Take 50 milligrams daily for two weeks. 
  8. Astralagus tea helps to enhance immunity. Drink eight glasses a day. Calendula ointment can to applied to the skin overlying an unbroken boil to decrease inflammation and act as an antiseptic. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and immune-system booster. It can be taken in capsule form. 
  9. Make a paste of 1 tsp of milk cream, 1/2 tsp of vinegar and a pinch of turmeric powder. When applied, it assists in ripening the blood boils and cure them without becoming septic. This is one of the good home remedies for boils. 
  10. One of the effective home remedies for staph infection is removal of the scabs and the boils completely. To do this, mix a cup of warm water with three to four spoons of bleach. Dab a piece of cotton wool in this solution and rub it on the scabs gently till the scabs become softer. When the scabs soften off, use a piece of gauze to remove them gently. The boil would have become an open wound now. Soak another piece of cotton in an antiseptic liquid or mouthwash and clean the boil. Remove all the pus and fluids flowing from the boil.
  11.  Goldenseal-root powder can be mixed with enough boiling water to make a paste and used as a topical poultice to draw out the boil. 
  12. A mixture of 25 grams (2,500 milligrams) of powdered slippery elm, 3 drops of eucalyptus oil, and just enough boiling water to form a thick paste can be applied to the boil. Leave it on until the paste cools, then make a fresh batch and reapply it. Repeat this until the pus is discharged from the boil. Marshmallow leaf or figwort can also be made into a poultice to draw out pus. 
  13. Tea tree oil can be applied externally to a boil as an antiseptic against bacteria and fungi. The pure oil will probably irritate inflamed skin, but a mixture of a few drops in a couple of tablespoons of any vegetable oil should not cause a problem. Do not take tea tree oil internally. 14. A tea made from two parts wild indigo to one part each of echinacea, pasque flower, and poke root can be drunk three times a day to speed healing. The tea can also be applied externally to a boil to limit infection.