Boils and acne on the scalp may increase hair fall. They appear due to clogged pores and infection. Stop using shampoo and start using the following natural remedies to remove them.
15 Best Natural Remedies for Boils on Scalp
- Nutmeg Powder
Grind 1 nutmeg go get a powder and add 4 tbsp of milk to it. Put it on your scalp for 1 hour and rinse with herbal shampoo. The cognitive property of nutmeg powder helps to reduce the inflammation on the scalp improving the health of the skin.
- Black seed
Grind 2 tbsp of black seed and apply to the affected area, rinse after 30-40 minutes.
Mash 2-3 garlic gloves and put it on the area affected. It will heal inflammation.
- Bread poultice
Soak a piece of bread in milk or water and place it on your head. It will increase circulation.
Mix turmeric and ginger and put the mixture on your head, rinse after 15-20 minutes. This will reduce infections and pain. You can drink it with milk as well.
- Tea tree oil
Dip a piece of cotton in tea tree oil and apply it to your scalp. It has antiseptic and anti-fungal property, it kills bacteria and stops infections.
- Indian lilac (Neem)
Make a paste from its leaves and apply it to your scalp. You can also wash your head with it. It has anti-bacterial property and cures infections.
Onion juice has antiseptic property which reduces infections. You can make a paste from it or just use onion slices.
- Rose water
It soothes skin and relieves pain. You can dip a cotton bud in rose water and apply it on your scalp and add 2 tbsp of it to water to rinse your scalp.
Soothes and heals. Wash your hair with a cup of milk. Let it soak for 10minutes and rinse it off.
- Lavender oil
Mix lavender and olive oil and add 2-3 tea tree oil to heal infection and relieve pain.
Make a thick paste by adding cornmeal in a glass of boiling water. Apply to your scalp to soften and heal it and improve its general condition.
- Lemon juice
Apply 2 tbsp of lemon juice to your scalp and rinse after a few minutes. It will clean clogged pores due to its anti-bacterial natural remedies.
Make a paste by grinding ripe papaya. This will return your scalp’s health.
Make a paste by mashing a tomato. Massage your scalp with it and leave it for 30 minutes.
It may take some time for these remedies to work but they are effective.