Get Rid of Boils Naturally

Boils are painful and unattractive but fairly harmless. In fact, most can be treated at home without being drained by a doctor. They’ve been around for thousands of years and remedies for them date back to the Egyptians. They often start as a small, red pimple like spot that over-night can develop into a painful boil. Often they are the result of a bacterial infection, probably staph, gathering around a hair follicle. If you are prone to acne, dermatitis, diabetes and anemia you are more likely to get a boil. Men are also more likely to suffer from them than women.


How do I know if have boils?

  • Red skin
  • Painful bump
  • Warm skin around the bump
  • More boils may appear around the original boil

Seek a doctor’s care if you begin to notice:

  • Fever
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Red streaks around the boil
  • Pain becomes severe
  • Boil does not drain


How can I prevent boils?

  • Control primary diseases such as diabetes and anemia
  • Eat a balanced diet.
  • Keep yourself clean, wash with gentle, unscented soaps
  • Keep away from harsh chemicals that can irritate the skin


How can I treat boils?

  • Wash your hands every time you apply a treatment to the boil to keep from spreading the bacteria.
  • Wash the area with warm water and gentle, unscented soap
  • Apply a warm epsom salt compress for 30 minutes, three times a day, this will bring the boil to a head.
  • Apply tea tree oil or colloidal silver externally to help kill off the bacteria.
  • If the boil is open, clean it by pouring apple cider vinegar over it, then dilute with water and drink.
  • Make a paste of garlic and onion and apply around the boil to help kill off bacteria.
  • Place a thin slice of organic potato directly on the boil to help heal it.
  • Eat foods high in vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin A. They all help boost the immune system and clean out bacteria.
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