Home Remedies for Boils

When boil is of smaller size, it can easily handle and treated at home. But in case of larger lumped boils, proper treatment should be taken. One of the best home remedy is to soak the boil in Luke warm water. This will help to draw the lump to the surface for natural drainage as well as relieve the pain. For this repeated soaking is to be adopted.

When the boil starts draining, wash it with antibacterial solution to minimize the affect of infections. Properly apply the bandage and antibacterial ointment. This will help to decrease the pain to some extent. But make it sure that regularly change the bandage otherwise chances of infection increases.

Do not pop up the boil with needle by your own. This will make the condition worst. For this always consult the doctor. Physicians are expert in drain out the larger boils with sterile gauze. As per the prescription of doctor, don’t forget to take antibiotics. Antibiotics not only help to dry up the wound internally but also minimize the recurrent infections.

Some of the home remedies are very helpful that includes:

  • Use of tea tree oil is very affective in a sense that it serves multiple functions like antiseptic lotion, antifungal lotion and antibiotic agent. If it applies to boils it help in easy drainage of lump or pus. One other benefit of tea tree oil is that it gives relief in pain.
  • But if this oil causes allergic reaction, stop it at once and consult the doctor in time.