How to make some home remedies for scabies

Scabies infestation in a home is hard to manage since it is highly-contagious. For starters, some hygienic practices must be observed such as not sharing clothes, beddings or linens to prevent any infestation. But once scabies symptoms are present in one family members, the rest of the group would soon acquire it. It is important to immediately seek safe yet effective home remedies for scabies.

Scabies is so itchy to the point that people need anti-histamines or even seek steroids . If scabies mites are present in your home, here are alternative home remedies for scabies:

*Wash linens and beddings in hot water. Whatever clothing and bedding was used by a person with scabies must be completely washed to eliminate any eggs or mites. Remember also that mites cannot survive without a host so it’s not necessary to clean all the upholstery or rugs at home. The group of people living with an infected person must also be given scabies treatment to control infestation. There are many commercially available medicated scabies treatment;however, they are not as safe as home remedies that contain natural products.

*Explore the benefits of Neem oil. This oil has been popularly used by South East Asians for skin diseases like scabies, eczema and psoriasis. Neem oil can be useful in many ways such as: stop the itching, heal the scratch marks and prevent infection from spreading. To begin treatment, wash the skin with a paste of fresh or dried Neem leaves;then, combine with an equal quantity of turmeric powder mixed with mustard oil. This paste must be left on the skin for at least an hour before taking a bath and washing it off. Continue the process for 7- 10 days till all lesions have healed.

*Another effective and natural home remedies for scabies is Tea Tree Oil. The oil is known to have antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is deadly to the mites and eggs but very soothing for the skin. Soak in a tub of lukewarm water twice a day with 20 drops of tea tree oil. You can also apply a small amount of tea tree oil to cotton balls and then rub on the affected area. Make sure that the Tea Tree Oil used for bathing comes from pure sources.

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