Prickly heat rash is a cluster of tiny red blisters that appear on various parts of your skin due to over-heating especially in hot, humid weather. These rash red blistered areas feel like pins sticking in your skin. The blistered areas are very itchy. Even though this rash will normally clear up in seven to ten days it would be helpful to have available anything that would relieve the itchiness.
Following are some choices of natural homemade pastes that are designed to be applied to the affected areas. When the paste you choose dries it can be removed in a cool bath. Treatment from the paste will help relieve the itchiness and reduce inflation.
Gram flour paste which is also called beson can be purchased at a health store. Multanni mitti which is also called fuller earth helps with prickly skin. To use, add four to five tablespoons of rose water to a pack of multanni mitti to make a thick paste. Apply on affected areas.
Take a few neem leaves and add enough water to make paste. Apply over affected areas. Neem leaves are referred to as margosa.
Sandalwood powder mixed with an equal amount of coriander powder added to two to three tablespoons of rose water makes a paste. Apply paste to affected areas for relief from prickly heat rash.
Indian plum paste is made by taking leaves of an Indian plum plant also referred to as jamun. Add baking soda to the leaves and crush to make a paste. You may have to add a little water to the mixture. A health store would be the best place to buy the various herbs mentioned.
For a relaxing bath that will help dry up the blisters and stop the itching, draw a tub of water temperature to your liking. In a kettle, heat up a small amount of water to boiling point. Add oatmeal powder, stir up and pour in your bath water. Climb in and soak. Relax if you do not have oatmeal powder you can use regular oatmeal, just put the oatmeal in a blender to grind it up.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.