Ringworm can easily be qualified as one of the worst skin infections on your child’s skin. They are itchy and ugly and really make children lose their self confidence in the peer group owing to constant itching and discomfort. Besides being high on discomfort, ring worms are high on infection also.
They can quickly spread to other parts of your child’s body and hence nipping them in the bud is very important. Some herbal remedies are quite effective for ringworms and can help in vanishing them fast. Use them regularly for fast results.
Herbal Remedies For Ringworm In Children
Take a slice of papaya and peel it well. Rub this slice on the affected area well. Wrap with a piece of clean gauze and leave for a couple of hours. Then remove the gauze and wash with soap and water. Do not wash the area with water after rubbing papaya piece. Do the papaya treatment 3-4 times a day daily till all the inflammation and itching vanishes completely. This is a cheap and effective way of removing ringworm infection.
Basil And Cassia Leaves
Another effective herbal remedy for ring worm infection is juice of basil and cassia leaves. Take a handful of both leaves and crush them roughly to extract juice.
Rub these roughly crushed leaves on the affected area and leave for 60 minutes. Thereafter wash off with plain water. Use this remedy three times a day for 15 days. Soon you will find ring worms clearing up.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is also quite effective in treating ring worms. Take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a bowl and dip a cotton ball in this vinegar. Apply it on ringworms several times a day. For fast results you can also add some salt in vinegar. Apply this mix on ring worm several times a day. It will help in clearing the infection fast.
Applying castor oil several times a day also helps in clearing the infection fast. Many people say that castor oil also relieves the constant burning and itching sensation.
A well known beauty ingredient, aloe vera is useful in clearing skin infections and is particularly effective in clearing ring worms.
Take a fresh piece of aloe vera and rub it on the affected area. Let it stay for an hour and then wash off with plain water. Apply aloe vera twice a day for fast result.
Vegetable juices are very effective in healing the infection from inside. Drink juices of vegetables like carrots, spinach, bottle gourd, etc. on daily basis. A mix of spinach and carrot juice is said to heal the wound fast. It is also very important to keep the affected area clean and dry.
Take bath daily and make sure to dry the affected area completely. It is also important to wash the sheets daily while you are infected and to avoid touching the pets. Do not share personal care items while you are suffering from ring worm infection.