Skin rashes are usually caused by the irritation caused from the use of varied skin care products or different environmental issues. Rash can also be an indication of dermatitis, eczema or lupus, where the case is severe. The types of skin rashes vary as per their causes of infection. However, whatever might be the cause of the rashes there are herbal remedies that are effective for treating rashes.
Effective herbal cures for rashes treatment:
Oats: Oats have been used for ages for the treatment of rashes on the skin and also used for various medical applications. Oat baths are excellent for calming dry, blistering skin as well as alleviating itching of skin caused from rashes or chicken pox or poison oak. For treating rashes, oats can be used in a number of ways. For making poultice, one should take a few tablespoon of oatmeal in a sock and soak it in warm water until it softens. Then the moisture has to be squeezed out and the stocking has to be placed on the rash. This is a useful way of treating rashes.
St. John’s Wort: This herb is one of the best herbal remedies of varied skin conditions. Though known for its anti-depressant effects, it is considered as a valuable herb for treating skin rashes. The antiseptic property of St. John’s Wort is useful of treating eczema, burns, bites, wounds as well as rashes. The St. John’s Wort flowers are naturally oily and these flowers should be collected and kept in a jar. The jar that is full of the flowers has now to be filled up with safflower oil and then placed in a sunny area for the next 3-4 weeks. The liquid is then strained with the help of a cheese cloth. A beautiful red colored fragrant oil is now prepared that is to be used for treating the skin rashes, irritations and burns as well.
Calendula: The calendula oil has been used for hundreds of years for treating familiar skin infections like rashes and scratches. This oil contains carotenes, mucilage and flavonoids that are best for healing skin. Calendula oil is a genuine stand out for rashes, scrapes eczema and wounds as well.