how do you treat boils?

(Last Updated: May 10, 2007)

  • Warm water compress can be used to get rid of the boil. Dip a clean cotton cloth in warm water and apply it on the boils. This will help to drain the boils naturally.
  • Mix garlic and onion juice in equal proportions. Apply this on the affected region. This will also help the boils to ripen and burst.
  • When a boil is ready to burst, it should be squeezed gently to drain the pus and to avoid further spreading of the infection.
  • Have a balanced diet focusing more on whole wheat products, fresh fruits and dark green leafy vegetables and lots of water.
  • Minimize the intake of tea, coffee, sugar, sweets, pickles, oily/fried foods, junk foods, processed foods and refined flour (maida based products).

answered by S P

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