Home Remedies To Easily Cure Rash in Armpits
While a rash in some other part of your body can look bad and give you less pain, a rash in armpit can be much more painful, not to mention uncomfortable. This not only distracts you from doing everyday activities but also creates discomfort when outdoors. With that in mind, here are some home remedies to get rid of a rash in armpit fast.
When life gives you lemons, it’s better to apply place a swipe on it on your armpits instead of making a lemonade. Jokes apart, lemon has antibacterial properties that prevents the rash from spreading and also provides soothing effect to some extent.
If the rash is not a result of bacterial infection, then simply using an ice pack in the armpit will help you get rid of it as the inflammation is stopped and the cold also provides a temporary numbing effect which reduces the pain. Since it’s a natural remedy, you can do these as many times as you want.
Thanks to it’s anti-inflammatory properties, coconut oil can help you get rid of a rash in armpit pretty quickly. Just make a mix out of coconut oil and baking soda to make a paste and apply this paste on the rash for 5 minutes and rinse afterwards.
Aloe Vera Gel
It’s no surprise that aloe vera gel is mentioned here as well, since it’s a home remedy for almost any common skin condition out there. You know how this goes, just extract the gel out of the leaf, apply it on the rash for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water later. Do this 2-3 times a day until the rash is gone.
A while ago, we had mentioned about the benefits of shea butter. Well guess what, it’s pretty great at healing rashes in armpit as well! It’s just a matter of cleaning the armpit with fresh warm water first, drying it, applying the shea butter and gently massaging it for 10 minutes and repeating this procedure 2 times every day.
Tea Tree Oil
Though tea tree oil is quite intense, when diluted in a large quantity of water it’s effects are still visible to say the least. The antibacterial and antifungal properties stop any form of bacteria from multiplying and also stop the itchiness. Just dip a cotton ball in the mixture of oil and water and dab it on the affected area slowly for 10 minutes. Rinse later.