how to treat a boil?

Boil inflammation can be found on all parts of the body, it is benign, but very painful. It is good to know it can be treated naturally with essential oils.

The origin of the furuncle (boil): Staphylococcus aureus

Often appearing in a hair follicle or oil gland, the furuncle is a skin infection sometimes troublesome if localized on the intimate parts of the body. It comes from a bacterium called staphylococcus aureus, also causing other ailments such as food poisoning, mucosal, respiratory, urinary and other infections. However, it appears only when the immune defenses of the person is low or in case of poorly disinfected wounds ... These factors allow the bacteria to easily cross the skin barrier. A red hard and painful lump first appears on the skin. It then evolves to present a white head containing pus, the surrounding skin become red, warm and painful. It is only when the pus get out, leaving a red hole that the pain disappears. The scarring lasts 2 weeks.

Staphylococcus treatment with essential oils

It turns out, however, that a boil can be cured naturally by essential oils. Indeed, some essential oils are well known for their antibacterial virtues, the true lavender essential oil for example. As for the treatment of abscesses, some serve as an analgesic to reduce pain and others to stimulate the role of white blood cells. Another essential oil is used as a powerful healing, promoting the cellular regeneration of the wound left on the skin.

Furoncle, les huiles essentielles comme traitement

  • True Lavender essential oil

It is therefore possible to use true lavender essential oil to treat a boil. It is both antiseptic and antibacterial and helps to get rid of Staphylococcus aureus. To do this, it is enough to put 3 times a day one or two drops of this essential oil on the head of the boil.

  • Tea Tree essential oil

Tea tree essential oil can also be used at a rate of 2 drops for each application during the first signs and development of the boil. A massage with castor oil reinforces this treatment supplemented by a bandage to keep the boil in the warm.

  • Essential Oils Synergy Blend

It is also possible to use the combination of several essential oils at the same time to overcome a boil. This consists of combining different oils to make a composition to be applied 3 times a day at the rate of 2 to 3 drops on the boil. It is composed of 2 ml each for essential oil: Cinnamon, Cistus, Tea tree and Geranium.

Biohöma Advice

Another tip when facing a boil, try an oral treatment, with a mix of honey or neutral tablet and essential oils, to be taken twice a day. The synergy blend is composed of one drop of Tea Tree with another drop of Ceylon Cinnamon and one drop of Lemon.

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