8 Natural Ingredients to Calm Irritating Skin Rashes

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Red, itching and inflamed skin rashes causing discomfort and negatively affect your beauty.  There can be many reasons including weather and allergies. To fight against these rashes try these home remedies.

If condition worsens you can find and consult a skin specialist to get specific treatment. You can locate top skin specialist in Karachi, Lahore and all other main cities of Pakistan using Marham.pk.

Cold Compress:

A cold compress really works against rashes, especially caused by heat, insect bites, poison ivy and shingles. It decreases the swelling and itching to provide immediate comfort. Ice cubes wrapped in a cloth can be used for this purpose.

Aloe Vera:

Aloe vera is excellent in the treatment of rashes due to its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal effects. It reduces the redness, provides immediate relief. 15 minutes of aloe vera gel application will show the effect.


If a rash is caused by poison ivy, eczema, sunburn, chicken pox or allergy then use oatmeal. It works best due to its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. A thick paste of it in water will work amazingly.

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Baking Soda:

Baking soda is the best fighter against dry skin rashes. It immediately relieves the itching and inflammation associated with rashes. It should be applied in the form of a paste for 15 minutes.

Vitamin E oils:

These oils are the best antioxidants and moisturizers. So these can treat rashes by providing a soothing effect. In addition to this, they also heal and renew the skin. Olive oil, castor oil, and coconut oil are best vitamin E containing oils to heal the rash quickly. A light massage with these oils will show the magic.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

Raw apple cider vinegar is one of the best home remedies to get rid of skin rashes. Its acetic acid fights infection and calms the itching. If it causes irritation than immediately stop it and use another remedy.

Peppermint Leaves:

Peppermint is a great remedy for rashes and bug bites. It immediately provides a cooling sensation which gives ultimate soothing from itching and discomfort. Ground peppermint leaves application for just 5 minutes shows the miracle.

Vinegar & Garlic:

A mixture of fresh garlic cloves and white vinegar is effective to reduce redness and itching of rashes. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and vinegar also fights infection. Both work amazingly to get rid of rashes. 15 minutes application of this mixture will surely work wonders.

If rashes persist besides using these home remedies consult with a doctor to find the cause and proper treatment. To find the best skin specialist in Islamabad visit Marham.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.