6 Home Treatments For Boils


Boils are a type of abscess which is caused due to skin infection in the hair follicle or in the pores of the skin. The result of this skin disease is pus, dead tissue and excessive pain.

Home Treatments For Boils

Boils last for 10-14 days. They grow rapidly. At first you will have pimple like boil. Gradually the pimple will become large and it will fill with pus.  If you do not take the timely care of the boil, it will take critical shape and will spread rapidly as it’s infectious. This article will help you to control boil in time.

Regular Bathing:

Daily bathing and maintaining the hygiene is needed both to prevent and control boils. The most common cause of boil is clogged sweat glands or hair follicles. Regular bathing is necessary to keep the pores of the skin clog free. Daily scrubbing is also necessary to remove dead cells from the outer layer of the skin.

If you do not remove dead skin in time, they will clog the pores and may cause boil. Moreover if your body gets heated, boils occur. Regular bathing helps to remove heat from your body and make your body cool. Use medicated soap while bathing or mix antibiotic lotion in your bath water.

Regular Bath

Neem Leaves:

Neem leaves are excellent natural medicine for boils. Take some fresh neem leaves and boil it in water. Reduce the water in to 1/3 amount. Strain the water and preserve it. Apply that neem water on your boils with the help of cotton. Wash your boil with the neem water regularly and you will soon get benefited. You can mix this neem water in your bath water also. Regular use of neem water will help you to get rid of boils. Neem has antibacterial quality that helps to prevent boil and the antiseptic quality will help to protect it from getting septic and from further aggravation.


Turmeric And Sandalwood Powder:

Turmeric is an excellent medicine for boils. Take some fresh turmeric. Soak it into water for making it soft. Make soft paste of turmeric. Mix some sandalwood powder in it. Apply that turmeric and sandalwood paste over your boils. Apply it regularly. After some days the pus will dry down and you will soon get relief from boil.


Basil Leaves And Oatmeal Combination:

Basil leaves are also good for the boils. Crush few basil leaves and take the juice only. Mix it with oatmeal and apply that paste over your boils. You will soon get relief. You can apply basil juice alone on the boil. Like neem basil also has an antiseptic quality. It helps to cure boil very effectively.

Basil Leaves

Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil is a good thing for any type of skin infection. Take a cup of coconut oil, a tea spoon of fenugreek seed, ½ inch turmeric (make it paste) and 4-5 fresh neem leaves. Boil everything in low flame for 10-15 minutes. Strain the oil when it gets cold. Massage this oil on boil and over the whole body and keep it for 30 minutes. Then wash your body with medicated soap. Remove the oil completely from your body in the time of bathing.

Coconut oil

Salty Water:

Boil water and put salt in it. Wash your boil with this hot and salty water. You will soon get rid of boil. Moreover hot salty water helps to reduce pain which is one of the problems of boil.Go through the article and you will get various methods to treat boil naturally.

Wash with salty water