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Scabies – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Scabies is also called colloquially refereeing to seven-year itch. It is a transmissible skin disorder and instigated largely by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.

Scabies Symptoms:

  • Intense itching especially at night
  • Skin rashes
  • Blisters
  • Red, dry, sore and swollen skin

Scabies Causes:

  • Scabies is a contagious condition
  • It can spread through:

   o Physical contact

   o Contact with bed linen or clothing of the patient


Natural Home Remedy Using Margosa Leaves and Mustard Oil:

  1. Crush 20-25 margosa leaves to paste
  2. Add 2 tbsp mustard oil
  3. Apply on the infected area
  4. Leave it on for 1 hr
  5. Wash off with cold water
  6. Repeat every day till lesions are completely healed

Margosa kills mites and speeds up healing

Natural Home Remedy Using Drumsticks and Sesame Oil:

  1. Chop and crush a couple of drumsticks
  2. Press on a sieve and extract their juice
  3. Add 2 tbsp sesame oil
  4. Mix well
  5. Apply on the infected area
  6. Leave it for 20 min
  7. Wash off with water

Drumsticks soothe irritation and itchiness

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