Boils are painful red-colored, round-shaped swellings which are full of puss. boils can attack in any parts of the body, mostly neck, waist, thighs, face, etc. These boils are quite painful and irritating. This article will explain in detail about the various effective ayurvedic, home remedies for the treatment of boils.
The main cause of this painful disease is growth of staphylococcus germs. These germs enter into the body through sweat glands. Another reason for boils is increase in level of toxic substance in blood. This can be due to improper bowel movement, unhealthy food style, excess alcohol consumption, or due to some chronic diseases.
The main symptom of boils is small red balls appear on the skin. Slowly, these red balls become big with a small mouth at the center, where puss accumulates. With the passage of time these balls become stiff, and the surrounded area also become hard and red. Patient may also suffer from fever because of severe pain.
Boils really are painful and irritating. Given below are some of the easiest and effective home remedies for the treatment of boils.
One of the most effective home remedy for the treatment of boils is garlic extract. Garlic, in fact, is the best ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of many severe diseases. Gently apply garlic extract over the boils. This extract will help in killing germs, and will help in releasing out the puss. It is also said that taking 2-3 garlic seeds in diet is also an effective step. One of the useful home remedies for boils.
Onion is another effective medicine. Apply onion extract over the boils. This plays the same role as garlic. Patient also should take raw onion in their diet. It is also said that both garlic and onion extract together can also be applied over the puss.
Milk and milk cream:
Other home remedies for boils include milk. It may sound strange, however, milk cream applied over the boils helps in softening of the boils, which opens their mouth so that puss could easily release out. Similarly, take bread slice and soak it in milk. Cover boils with it, after some time the boils will soften and puss will release out.
Parsley (a jmood ) leaves:
Parsley leaves or ajmood also plays vital role in treating boils. Boil parsley leaves, till it becomes soft. Wrap the boiled leaves in clean perforated cloth and put is over boils. This will help in release of puss by opening boil’s mouth.
Betel (paan) and Margosa (neem) Leaves
Betel and margosa leaves are some of the most effective remedies for the treatment of boils. Take 3-4 betel leaves and boil in water till it becomes soft .Gently put 2-3 drops of caster oil over it. Cover boils with these leaves. Similarly, boil 15-20 neem leaves in ½ liter of water. Allow it to boil until the mixture reduces to 1/3 of its constituent. Allow the mixture to cool and gently apply it to the boils. This will open up the mouth and help in fast release of puss. Repeat this for a week. This is one of the useful home remedies for boils.
Bitter gourd extract also has effective role in the treatment of boils. Apply bitter gourd extract over the boils. This extract will kill the germs, soothes the infected skin, and gradually helps in the releasing puss and blood. Sometimes patient may find difficulty in applying it over the boils, they can take this extract with lemon juice in the empty stomach, early in the morning. This should be taken till the boils are not treated. However, it is recommended to take this juice at least a week after the treatment so that all the germs should be killed completely.
Turmeric and cumin seed:
Turmeric is considered as the oldest home remedy for the treatment various severe diseases. Roast turmeric powder in low flame. Take 4-5 tablespoon of roasted turmeric powder and make a paste using water. Apply it gently over the boils. Turmeric helps in maturing the boils and hence fast release of germs and puss. This is one of the important home remedies for boils.
Similarly, mix powdered cumin seed in water and make a paste, gently apply it over the boils. This too helps in fast release of puss by killing germs and weakening the boils.
Balanced diet is very important to keep your body healthy and disease free. Patient suffering from boils should take special care about their diet. Patient suffering from boils should stay on orange juice for 7-8 days. During this period they should only take diluted orange juice 4-5 times a day. Once this orange-juice diet is over, they should be given green leafy vegetables, fresh juicy fruits, cereals, grams, etc. Patient however, should stay away from fried, oily junk foods and sweets and chocolates. They should not take caffeine and hard or soft drinks as well.
Apart from all the above mentioned treatments, here are some other important tips for treating boils