Ringworm is a fungal infection commonly found in children which affects nails, skin, scalp. It is not a life threatening. Fungus which is responsible for ringworm is trichophyton rubrum, can be spread through contaminated towel, clothing and sports equipment. Now we will read about the causes, symptoms and natural remedies for treating ringworm. Fungus live in warm and moist places like in swimming pool, locker room and in skin folds.
Symptoms Of Ring Worms
- Red and scaly skin
- Round patches
How to Get Rid of Ringworm Quickly
There are lots of medicine and cures for RingWorm treatment. But here i will tell you some working Home remedies for ring worm treatment.
Home Remedies for Ring Worm
1.Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a favorite ingredient for cosmetics product including certain shampoo and oils,It is also useful in treating cuts,burn and infection.It has an anti fungal and anti septic property.
Clean your affected areas and apply this oil with help of cotton balls ,repeat the process 4-5 times in a day.
Garlic act as an anti bacterial and anti fungal agent.It cures many kind of fungal infections. Allicin and ajoene is a chemical compound found in garlic which works on the affected areas of ringworm.These chemical compound also found in ointment for ringworm.
Peel the cloves of garlic ,cut in to slices and place over the affected areas ,cover with the bandage.Let it for 3 hours and wash with warm water.
Make a smooth paste of garlic ,olive oil and apply on the infected areas and cover with the bandage.Let it for 2-3 hours and wash with warm water.
Repeat the process 3-4 times in a day.
3.Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has an anti fungal property.
Take a tbsp of apple cider vinegar and apply on the affected areas with the help of cotton balls. Repeat the process 3-4 times in a day.
Form a paste of vinegar and salt ,apply on the affected areas and let it be for 5 minutes wash with water .Repeat the process 3-4 times in a day
Turmeric has an anti bacterial property ,from ancient time it is use for any type of skin diseases.
Fresh turmeric juice is applied on the affected areas and leave for few hours and wash it .Repeat the process 2-3 times in a day.
Mustard seeds has an anti fungal property.
Soaked the mustard seeds in water whole night,grind it to make a smooth paste and apply on the affected areas and let it be for 30 minutes and wash it water.
6. Aloe vera
Anti septic, anti fungal ,anti inflammatory and anti bacterial property is present in aloe vera.That is why aloe vera is used most commonly for skin disease.It is also used some of the medicated ointments.
Extract the gel from the aloe vera leaf and apply on the affected areas and let it for 30 minutes and wash it with. Repeat the process 2-3 times in a day.
Ringworm is a fungal infection which can be treated at home with certain home remedies at low cost and time.