Scabies is indeed annoying and disgusting. The good news is there are natural remedies for scabies rashes that are not only effective but also help your skin’s health. Let’s see what are the best natural treatments for this uncomfortable condition. Moreover, get back your skin’s health back.
1. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper can be used to alleviate the pain and it contains capsaicin. Thus, it reduces pain sensations when applied to the skin.
One way to use this is by adding one cup to hot bathwater, sit in the bath until the water gets cold and then rinse your body. Make sure that the cayenne does not get into your eyes, as it may burn or sting.
You can also create a paste with cayenne and one to two drops of water. Apply the paste to visible burrows beneath the surface of the skin.
2. Tiger balm
Tiger balm is a topical cream used to reduce inflammation. Moreover, it will provide relief from muscle aches and pain. It works as an analgesic agent because it contains camphor and clove oil. Tiger balm won’t kill the itch mites or cure the scabies infestation, but it will provide some relief during the waiting period after conventional treatment.
3. Anise seed oil
Another natural solution is the oil extracted from anise seeds. It displays insecticidal activity and can be used topically to treat scabies as well as head lice. It’s not recommended that women who are pregnant use anise oil, however, the book recommends.
4. Neem oil
Neem oil is known to prevents scabies ability to grow and breed. Neem also numbs pain and relieves itching, making it perfect to treat scabies symptoms as well.
5. Clove Oil
Clove oil has analgesic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to dry up scabies blisters and rashes.