Ringworm – a skin disease in which the skin appears round or with oval spots. They have sharply defined edges: more red around the outer rim with normal skin color inside. BUT – this is not a dangerous disease, however it is very annoying because of the itching. This disease can affect the scalp (bald spots appear), body, feet and nails.
Ringworm – a highly contagious disease: spread by contact from one side of the body to the another and from one person to another. Hygiene is of paramount importance for the prevention of ringworm. This article will give a handful of traditional remedies that promote the treatment of ringworm in the home.
Turmeric For Ringworm
Turmeric has great antibiotic properties. A paste made up of turmeric and honey has great healing power and is known for its antibiotic qualities. Thus, it can be a good home remedy for ringworm.
The reasons for the high therapeutic efficiency of turmeric in various fungal skin diseases still remains a mystery, but the Asians use curry to deal with ringworm from time to time.
Take one or two teaspoons of ground turmeric, add a little honey and mix.
Apply it on the affected area and apply 20-60 minutes a gauze bandage. This procedure can be repeated three or four times a day; Discontinue treatment if turmeric causes skin irritation.
How To Use
Make a paste by combining 1tsp turmeric powder and 1tsp honey. Apply this paste regularly several times a day until the infection goes away.
Lavender is another natural substance which has very powerful antifungal effects. Using it will help to kill the fungi and relieve you from ringworm infection completely.
How To Use
Apply few drops of lavender oil on to the infected part using a sterile cotton swab a minimum of at least two or three times a day until infection heals.