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Home Remedies for Ringworm

RingwormRingworm is also called as Tinea. Ringworm may spread due to direct or indirect contact as it is a contagious one. Home remedies for ringworm help a lot to get cured without any side effects.

The first advised step would be to start on a balanced diet with special emphasis on seeds, nuts, wholegrain cereals, salt free raw or lightly cooked vegetables and plenty of fresh fruits. Curd and milk may be added to the diet after some days. Tea, coffee, tinned or bottled foods, sugar and white flour products should be avoided. Fresh air, plenty of water and bathing twice daily are advised to have a healthy, clean and dry skin. Personnel items such as hair care things, towels and clothing should not be shared between individuals.

Suggested and Effective Home Remedies

RingwormTurmeric – the juice of raw turmeric can be applied externally on the affected parts. Simultaneous consumption of one teaspoon of turmeric juice with an equal part of honey is advised to have a good effect.

Lime – applied salt to the inside part of a cut lime and scrub on the affected area. Rinse the affected area with water and apply blue cream.

Application of coconut oil to the ringworm affected area makes the skin soft.

A sunbath in the morning at the first light of dawn has been found to be very effective for ringworm patches.

Black walnut - the hulls of this walnut are rich in tannins and a compound called juglone that possess antimicrobial and antifungal activities. Hence use of this might be an effective remedy.

Application of a slight mudpack on the affected area for half an hour, twice daily had also been shown to be a helpful choice for ringworm.

Any persistent infection for more than two full weeks in spite of the above the effective home remedies for ringworm or spread of the infection to the toe nails, scalp, face or beard should be taken seriously. A doctor’s consultation is advised at this point to have a cure from the ringworm infection.

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