You want your skin to look as beautiful as possible, but certain conditions can prevent that from happening. One example is rashes. They cause red areas on your face or skin that are quite noticeable and can distract from skin that’s normally healthy and lovely.
Rashes can result from various causes such as different behaviors, infections, sicknesses, and other issues. They can also result in different symptoms including red areas that could even include scales or bumps. All of these signs can be a sign that you’re suffering from rashes. Besides the possibility of being itchy, they can affect your skin’s appearance. The good news is that there are many home remedies that can effectively treat rashes by hiding them and even making them vanish.
Baking Soda: For More than for Fridges
There are tons of uses of baking soda, including removing strong smells from fridges. However, it can also help to dry up rashes on skin. One option is mix up baking soda with coconut oil. Then add the paste onto your rash. Let it set for around 5 minutes then rinse off the mixture. Follow this process 1-2 times daily until your skin improves. Another option is to use a 1:3 ratio of baking soda and water. Add the mixture to the area with the rash. Let it set for a couple minutes then use water to rinse off the mixture. Follow this procedure one time daily for a couple days. As a word of caution, make sure not to let baking soda stay on your skin for a long time since it could cause your skin to become more irritated.
Oil of Olives
Olive oil is one of the best remedies for rashes. It can help to give your skin new life and also help it to heal faster. The oil can also lower itching and help your skin to start healing. One option is to add a little bit of turmeric powder to olive oil. Then add it to your rashes 2-3 times per day for a couple days. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Another option is to just to rub olive oil (extra virgin) or a mix of equal parts olive oil/honey onto the rash a couple times per day. Follow the procedure until your skin is healed completely.
You can use substitutions for olive oil including coconut oil and castor oil. This will help to heal the rashes in a natural way.
Coriander can be used in various ways to get rid of red rashes. One method is to drink coriander seed tea one time every day for a couple days. Another method is put a paste of coriander leaves (ground) on the area with the rash. Let it set for a minimum of 30 minutes. Then wash off the area. Follow this procedure two times per day for a couple days. There’s no need to add water when grinding up the leaves.
Sweet and Sour
Another effective way to treat rashes is with apple cider vinegar (raw/organic). It helps to battle skin infections that could be causing the red areas.
First put a cotton ball in some ACV then place it on the area that’s affected with the rash. Let it set for a couple of minutes, then take off the cotton ball. Do this many times per day for a couple days or until the rash has cleared up.
All about Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera can be used to treat all sorts of hair and skin conditions, including rashes. For example, it’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. That makes it great for treating rashes. In terms of getting your beautiful skin back it helps to reduce the skin’s redness.
Here’s what to do. Remove some gel from a aloe vera (fresh) leaf. Put it on the area that’s affected by the rash. Let it set for 20 or more minutes. Then rinse off the gel. Follow this procedure 2-3 times per day until the rash has cleared up. Alternatives are aloe vera extract or gel bought in stores.
Rare Herb with Big Results
Calendula is an herb that can treat all sorts of skin issues including rashes. The reason is that it’s anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, etc. One option is to put a couple drops of the oil into bath water before soaking in the water for 15 minutes. You could also use calendula tea to make a compress.
An alternative is to put calendula lotion, ointment, or cream a couple times per day on the rash until it clears yet.
Yet another remedy is to put calendula oil directly on the area that has the red rash. Then let it set for a couple hours. Follow this procedure at least two times every day until your rash has healed 100%. \
You could also use olive oil that’s been infused with calendula. Pour a lot of olive oil atop calendula flowers. Allow them to wilt for around 12 hours so the moisture is gone. Do this in a container (uncovered) then plate it inside a double broiler. Heat the mixture over heat (low) for 3-5 hours. You’re almost there! Finally, just strain the calendula oil and put it in a glass jar for storage.
The Need for Neem
Neem, also known as margosa and Indian lilac is very helpful when trying to get rid of red rashes. That’s because it’s anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, etc. It can also treat other skin issues such as acne.
First, let some neem leaves simmer in water for 15-20 minutes. Then strain the mixture and let it cool. Use a cotton ball to soak it in the solution then put it on the rash for 10 or more minutes. Follow this procedure a few times per day for a couple days.
An alternative is to use neem products including soap, lotion, cream, and extract. Make sure to dilute neem oil with some carrier oil so it won’t be too strong to apply to your skin.
Rashes can leave bright red areas on your skin and cause a lot of symptoms. However, the above-mentioned home remedies can help to treat the condition safely and effectively.