How to cure scabies with garlic?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by ruthg


Scabies is an extremly itchy skin irritaion caused by mites digging under the skin, where they lay their eggs. Scabies will not go away on its own. To combat scabies you should use a special cream or lotion that a doctor prescribes. In severe cases, your doctor may also give you pills to take.If you have scabies, you and the people you have close contact with should all be treated at the same time. This will help to prevent the mites from being passed back and forth from person to person. All clothes, towels, and bedding should be throughly washed and/or steam cleaned. Steam cleaning would be the best cleaning method as the heat has a better chance or exterminating them. After treatment, the itching usually lasts another 2 to 4 weeks. It will take your body that long to get over the allergic reaction caused by the mites.If you cannot receive help from a doctor you can try using garlic rubs on effected areas. Scabies is an extremly itchy skin irritaion caused by mites digging under the skin, where they lay their eggs. The best home remedy for treating scabies is to use garlic. A study cited by the University of Maryland Medical Center, showed that garlic has anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and anti-bacterial properties. There is a compound in the garlic named "allicin" that gives it these properties.If you are going to use garlic you want to start by peeling the garlic cloves than separate and peel all of the cloves. Next, you will want chop the cloves into little pieces and put the into a jar. You can also use a garlic press. Mix the garlic, in the jar, with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Apply the combined mixture directly to the rash areas. Cover the effected areas with plastic wrap and leave on for at least an hour. It will work best if you can do this twice a day. If you have not seen improvement within 10 days, see a physician or dermatologist for proper diagnosis.

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