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Best 7 Way to Get Rid of Prickly Heat Rashes Naturally

Summers is almost arriving, we all can already feel the heat. Summer brings a lot of sweats and itchy miliaria which is otherwise called as prickly heats.

 

The rashes from prickly heat can develop anywhere on the body, usually, it is seen on high sweaty body parts like neck, groins, armpits, chest, waist, knee folds. 

 

Prickly heats can be found commonly in kids and even infants. These prickly heats do not have any serious skin issues but the rashes can be irritating and sometimes painful.

 

Here are 7 simple Prickly heat rashes home remedies

 

1.Sandalwood Paste 

 

Sandalwood has a naturally cooling property and it is used for ages for all major skin issues. Take some sandalwood powder and mix it with rose water, apply this paste on the affected area. This treatment also works well for babies of 8-12 months. The cooling effect of sandalwood help to relieve the itching sensation.

 

  1. Ice water 

 

If the prickly heat is very irritating and itching, keep an ice bag on the affected area, you can also use a  towel dipped in ice water and keep it on the affected area. It provides quick relief and works well for kids and adults. An ice pack should be applied to the baby only after 1-5 years.

 

  1. Summer Foods

 

It is a must for the kid’s body to be well hydrated during summer. Offers a lot of summer fruits and vegetables like watermelon, muskmelon, berries, cucumber, bottle gourd, ash gourd. These veggies and fruits are natural sources of minerals, vitamins, and water content. These summer foods will keep the little one hydrated and cool.

 

  1. Besan

 

Besan is a natural cleaning agent which helps to remove the excess moisture from the body. It also helps to prevent the formation of prickly heat. You can prepare a paste of besan and curd, apply it on the affected area. Allow it to air dry for 10-15 minutes, then wash off with cold water. Avoid massaging or rubbing on the tender skin of kids below the age of 2.5 years. It can cause rashes and could be painful.

 

  1. Bath Twice a Day 

 

In order to decrease the accumulation of sweat, take a bath at least twice with regular water. Make sure your kids wear cotton and loose fitter clothes, this will increase the ventilation.

 

  1. Neem Leaves

 

Neem leaves are loaded with natural herbal and antibacterial properties. It is best to treat different types of skin diseases. Prepare a paste of fresh neem leaves with some water and apply the paste on the affected area. Allow it to air dry and wash with cold water. You can also include a handful of neem leaves to a bucket full of water, make your little one bath using this neem water. This is the best remedy to get rid of prickly heat for small babies above the age of 6 months.

 

  1. MultaniMitti

 

MultaniMitti has a natural cooling effect, you can prepare a pack using MultaniMitti in rose water. Apply this paste on the affected area, allow it to air dry and wash it off with water.

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