Caused by the tiny mites, scabies first infect the top layer of the skin and then can lead to severe health problems. Find out here three lesser known treatments which can help you fight back this disease efficiently.
Are you dealing with ‘human itch’? Or ‘seven year itch’?
Or simply say, are you scabies infested?
This contagious skin infection can attack anyone, anywhere, and at anytime. And it is more commonly found in dark and damp places. So, beware when you visit cinema, theatre halls, crowded hospitals and similar other places. Reason being, these turn out to be the breeding grounds for scabies-causing mites, and staying here so long can cause scabies mites to transmit easily.
In case, you are already suspecting scabies or you have diagnosed it clearly, and you have been searching for a scabies natural cure, here is something for you. Here are three lesser known solutions which you can use to keep mites at bay. Read on;
1. Primrose Oil: Being an excellent source of omega 6 fatty acids and gamma linolenic acid, this oil is extracted from the seeds of a plant which has a similar name. Actually, it is more common among women and is used in different parts of the world to deal with many female-related issues. It is known to treat problems such as menopausal symptoms, hot flashes, premenstrual syndrome, breast pain and endometriosis.
In addition, it is popularly used for rheumatoid arthritis, acne, osteoporosis, skin ailments, infertility and even hair loss. And now, among its many pharmacological properties, the anti-microbial, antihelminthic, and anti-inflammatory properties are being used to treat scabies. Yes, you can primrose oil to soothe skin irritation and inflammation.
How to use?
For this you will need l
- 1/2 teaspoon of primrose oil
- 1/4 cup of olive oil
Combine olive oil and primrose oil in a bowl. With the help of a cotton pad, apply the mixture to the affected areas of the skin. You can try this once a day for three to four weeks. As primrose oil consists of analgesic compound called phenylalanine, it will help your significantly to relieve from the discomfort caused by scabies.
2. Zinc: You might have an idea how important zinc is to your health. Generally, people increase their zinc doses as it help boosting the immune system. However, what many of you do not know is that it is an essential trace element, and its deficiency can lead to numerous problems like diarrhea, stunted growth, and delayed healing of the skin. Moreover, it plays a crucial role in the functioning of several bodily systems, metabolizing energy, reducing stress levels, and maintaining proper levels uof blood sugar.
How to use?
All you will need is;
- 3 zinc tablets
- 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
- 1 teaspoon of water
Simply crush zinc tablets and turn them into powder. To this, now add turmeric and water. Blend it well to form an even paste. Spread paste on the skin and let it dry. Later, you can wash it with lukewarm water.
3. Hydrogen Peroxide:
Yes, with the use of hydrogen peroxide you can treat scabies infestation. Actually, when applied on painful lesions, hydrogen peroxide helps killing harmful microorganisms which causes the infection. Also, pairing it with borax makes it highly effective in disinfecting the skin and relieving the symptoms brought scabies.
How to use?
Firstly, collect these;
- 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide
- 1/2 cup of borax
- Bath water
Simply, add hydrogen peroxide and borax to bath water. Let your body soak in the bath for 15 minutes and repeat daily for one to two weeks.
So, start with these and get free from scabies.