Natural Home Remedy for Common Skin Issue of Ringworm

This how ringworm looks like

This how ringworm looks like

What is ringworm? Ringworm is an infection of the skin, scalp, nail beds with a various fungi characterized by lesions with a ring like formation and eruption of the skin.

Who is most affected by ringworm? Men are the most affected by this kind of skin infection. This is usually seen I people who are more sporty or athletic in their lives, those who are working with strenuous activities and shows excessive perspiration.

There are effective water treatment using this herbal or organic decoction.

  • Proper hygiene is important. A daily bath with guava leaves decoction. Chop and boil 10-15 leaves  in a 2 liters of water for 15 minutes. After the boiling time, strain the leaves ad add the boiled water with water. Bathe the area where the ringworm is located with the decoction while still hot.
  • Another effective organic product is the garlic. Start peeling one clove of garlic and rub it on the affected area of ringworm until the ringworm will get red. You can apply this twice a day, in the morning and before bedtime.
  • If the affected area is the scalp or head, you can apply tobacco shampoo. Just boil 10-15 leaves of fresh  tobacco in a 2 ½ liters of water for 15 minutes. Let it cool and apply it as shampoo.
  • Sterilize your clothing to avoid contamination to the other parts of the body.

These are just some simple & economical remedy for ringworm without spending too much money.

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