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20 Natural cures for Skin Rashes

20 Natural cures for Skin Rashes
HTC Editor
HTC Editor
March12/ 2017


Skin rashes are generally categorized by the red and itchy skin. Skin rashes are often accompanied with small bumps or change in skin color and appearance. Skin rash is one of the common symptoms of skin infections and allergies. There are certain medicines that may lead to rashes on your skin surface.

How to cure Skin Rash Naturally?

The common natural remedies that can cure skin rash include the following:

  1. Olive oil

Olive oil is considered as a natural skin moisturizer that helps in healing the skin surface. Olive oil is rich in Vitamin E oil and certain antioxidants that can helps in soothing your skin surface and reduces itching.

Take some olive oil and rub it on the affected skin surface. You can also use honey with olive oil to naturally cure skin rash. Alternatively, you can also add a little amount of turmeric powder to olive oil. Use the same mixture and apply it on your affected skin 2-3 times a day to cure skin rash naturally.

Turmeric is one of the ancient natural cures for skin rash as it as anti-inflammatory and antibacterial property. Turmeric helps in soothing your skin surface and eventually relieves itching and rashes.

  1. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is a natural home cure used for a variety of skin diseases like skin rash. Regular use of aloe vera can heal and soothe your skin surface and reduce itching and redness caused due to skin rash. Aloe Vera is an effectual cure for skin rash.

Take aloe vera leaf and extract the gel from it. Apply this gel on the affected areas and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your skin with water and repeat this remedy 2-3 times a day to completely cure skin rash naturally.

  1. Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is an effective skin rash cure that works as an excellent astringent to cure skin infections. Other skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis can also be cured with this herb. Take a clean cotton ball and soak it in witch hazel and apply it on the affected area. You can also boil the bark in water.

Take a clean cloth and soak it in this solution. Place this soaked cloth on the affected area for 30 minutes. Rinse off with clean water. Repeat this remedy frequently to soothe your skin and naturally cure skin rash.

  1. Chamomile tea

Chamomile is an ancient herb used to cure a wide variety of skin diseases. Apply chamomile tea and apply it on the affected area to get quick relief from itchiness and irritation caused due to skin rash. You can also use chamomile oil to for skin rash cure.

  1. Vitamin E oil

Vitamin E oil can either be used alone or in combination with cod liver oil to cure skin rash naturally. Skin rashes can be cured at home by applying it on the affected areas.

  1. Oatmeal

Oatmeal mainly helps in reducing skin irritation and inflammation because it has anti-inflammatory properties. It is an excellent remedy used to cure skin rash caused by different diseases like eczema, sunburn and allergy.

Take oatmeal and grind it in a blender to form a fine powder. Take one cup of finely powdered oatmeal and mix it in warm water bath. Soak in it for 15-20 minutes. Daily repeat the same procedure to naturally cure skin rash.

You can also mix one-half cup of oatmeal and one quarter cup of milk powder with two teaspoons of honey. Mix all the ingredients and put it in muslin cloth. Tie this cloth with a string or ribbon and place in your bath tub containing warm water. Soak in the bath tub for 15-20 minutes and later pat dry your skin. Apply moisturizer and repeat this for few days to cure skin rash.

  1. Basil

Holy basil is one of the ancient natural cures for skin rash. Take some holy basil leaves and grind it form a fine powder. Mix this powder with a tablespoon of olive oil and 1-2 crushed garlic cloves and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients well and apply this mixture on the affected area.  Use this remedy regularly till the rashes are completely cured.

  1. Baking soda

Baking soda mainly helps in reducing the itching and inflammation caused due to skin rash. It helps in drying out skin rashes and soothes your skin.  Take three parts of water and one part of baking soda and mix it well.

Apply this paste on the affected area of your skin. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and rinse with clean water. Repeat this remedy daily to naturally cure skin rash. You can also use baking soda with coconut oil and form a fine paste. Apply this mixture on your rash and leave it for 5 minutes and rinse with clean water. Repeat this 2-3 times daily to cure skin rash naturally.

Make sure not to leave baking soda on your skin for longer time periods as it can increase irritation in few cases.

  1. Apple cider vinegar

To cure skin rash, you can also use raw or organic apple cider vinegar. It mainly helps in relieving itching and inflammation caused due to skin rash. The acetic acid content present in apple cider vinegar helps in fighting against infection.

Use a clean cotton ball and dip it in apple cider vinegar and place it on the affected area. Leave this mixture for few minutes on the affected area and remove the cotton ball. You can use this remedy several times a day till the improvement is seen.

In case the apple cider vinegar causes irritation, you can also dilute it with water and apply on the affected area for better results.

  1. Poppy seeds

Poppy seeds are generally used for skin rash cure. Crush one tablespoon of poppy seeds and mix it with a teaspoon of water and lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients and apply it on your rashes. Poppy seed is one of the best natural cures for skin rash.

Skin rash is a common side effect of certain medications that can be cured naturally with above mentioned home remedies. These natural home remedies can naturally heal the skin rashes and provide quick relief from itching and inflammation caused due to skin rash.

HTC Editor
HTC Editor

Atefa Noorain, (Microbiologist)former Head of the Department of Life Sciences, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Sujatha Degree College for Women.She worked as an Associate Research Analyst at Thomson Reuters and an Associate Editor of two research journals. She has presented her research work in 3 International Conferences.She has written articles for national journals and international journals. She had been felicitated as a Young Speaker in the last conference. She has worked on Nanoparticles as a part of her research project and won the Best Scientist of the Day award.

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