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Prickly heat natural remedies

Summer is a particularly pleasant time of the year for many, It can turn into a nightmare for those who suffer from prickly heat, also known as the sweat rash or heat rash. The most common causes of prickly heat may include hot and humid climate, bacterial infections and under developed sweat glands.

The common symptoms of prickly heat may include a mild inflammation, stinging and prickling sensation, and the appearance of small round bumps or rashes that itch. Some simple home remedies for treating prickly heat:

Oatmeal Powder:

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Add one bowl of freshly ground oatmeal powder to a bathtub filled with cold water. Mix it well till the water acquires a milky colour. Soak in this bathtub for at least 20 to 30 minutes. Then gently pat dry your body with a soft clean towel. Repeat this process at least twice daily for about a week to get relief.

Baking Soda:

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The second home remedy for treating prickly heat. Add one tea spoon of baking soda to a cup of cold water. Mix the ingredients well. Soak a clean wash cloth into this mixture and ring out the excess water. Now apply this clean wash cloth on to the affected area. Let it stay for about 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat this 4 to 5 times a day for at least one week.


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Take 2 tsp of barley. Soak the barley in water for an hour then boil it 3 to 5 times. Then cool it and filter the water. Your barley water is ready. Now in this barley water, squeeze a lemon in this water and drink this water twice a day. If you start this experiment before summer and monsoon you will never get prickly heat problem.

Multani Powder:

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Take little multani powder. Grind it well to make a fine powder. Add water and make a fine paste. Apply it to your whole body. Then wait for 10 minutes. The paste will start drying. After that take a cold water bath. You will get rid of prickly heat within a day or two.

Ice Cubes:

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If you still have prickly heat problem and cannot resist, then apply ice cubes on the affected areas, you will get relief. No need to use cosmetic powders and cream.

Try these steps and get rid of prickly heat. Rest our wishes are only to make you feel healthy and fit.