Effective Home Remedies for a Summer Rash

Effective Home Remedies for a Summer Rash

During summers, prickly heat can cause your skin to break out in a rash. It is very uncomfortable for the skin. It can develop anywhere on the body. Here are some home remedies for a summer rash.



1. Neem Leaves

Neem leaves are known for their anti-inflammatory astringent and antibacterial elements. Neem will help reduce rashes on the skin.





How to Use 

  • Make a smooth paste of neem leaves and apply on the affected areas.
  • After 20 minutes the paste will become dry.
  • You can use this every day before your bath.
  • After 20 minutes, wash off with cool water.

2. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has a cooling effect on the skin which makes it an effective remedy for rashes.




How to Use

  • Extract aloe vera gel from the leaves.
  • Apply the gel on the affected areas.
  • The skin will absorb the gel.
  • You can use it every morning.

3. Cucumber

Cucumber has cooling effects on the skin. It will help clear your summer rash.





How to Use

  • You can drink cucumber juice. It will help to cool the body down completely.
  • Rub the cucumber slices on the affected area.

4. Sandalwood Powder

The moisture and cooling elements of sandalwood are very effective in soothing the skin.




How to Use

  • Take a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder in it. Pour 1 tablespoon of low-fat milk into a bowl and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the affected areas of skin.
  • After 20 minutes wash it off the body.
  • You can use this two days a week.

5. Coconut Milk

Coconut milk provides the skin with nourishment.





How to Use

  • Apply the coconut milk on your body. It will naturally hydrate the skin.
  • You can use this every day before your bath.

Coconut milk for the skin

6. Henna Powder

Henna has an antibacterial element which helps reduce itching.




How to Use

  • Take a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of henna powder. Add a little water to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the affected areas.
  • After 20 minutes, wash off the paste.

7. Oats

Oats can relieve the itch caused by the rash.





How to Use 

  • Add a little water to 2 tablespoons of powdered oats to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the affected areas.
  • Wash off after 20 minutes.

8. Yoghurt

Yoghurt has cooling and soothing elements. It has antifungal and antibacterial properties.




How to Use

  • Apply yoghurt on the affected areas.
  • Wash off after 20 minutes

9. Chickpea Powder

It is also known as gram flour. It acts as a cleanser for the skin by removing dead skin cells.





How to Use

  • Add some water to 2 tablespoons of gram flour to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply on the affected areas. Wash off the paste after 20 minutes.

10. Ice Cubes

Ice can help soothe irritated skin.




How to Use 

  • Cover the ice cube with a towel and gently place it on the affected areas of the skin.

Additional Tip: Wearing summer-friendly outfits will help prevent rashes. Applying cooling powder, cooling cream and oil will help reduce rashes.


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