7 Ways To Cure A Boil


Boils are skin abscesses, which are very painful and cause a lot of discomfort. The boils are generally reddish lumps on the skin that eventually develop a head filled with pus. Everybody at some of time has suffered from boils. Boils can even be more painful and worse when it appears in unlikely places like your armpits, buttocks, stomach or chest.

Initially there is a pus formation in the boil then when the boil matures the pus comes out after which the boil slowly dry up and usually leave bad scar. Instead of having painkillers and antibiotics it is better to cure boil by using effective natural home remedies as it is better, safer and also has no side effects.

7 Ways To Cure A Boil

Use Garlic To Cure Boils

Garlic is very effective and can be used in different ways to combat and cure boils. Bacteria is generally the root cause for every boil and garlic has a component called allicin which is very effective against bacteria so including garlic in your everyday diet can be very effective to prevent boils.


Moreover the juice that comes out of the crushed garlic is also very effective to cleanse the boil. In order to cure the boil you can apply crushed garlic directly to the boil and cover with gauzed bandages to keep it in place. Apply this treatment overnight and you can effectively cure the boil completely.

Use Turmeric To Cure Boils Completely

Turmeric acts as a blood purifier so including turmeric as a part of your diet can be very effective to cure boils. You can mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder in warm water and drink thrice a day.


This would purify your blood and cure the boil faster. You can also apply the turmeric paste directly to the boil and then cover it with a bandage. The turmeric paste is very effective as it gives a lot of relief and heals the boil faster.

Apply The Paste Of Ground Bark Of Neem Tree Or Castor Oil

A paste of ground bark of neem tree or castor oil both if applied can be a good remedy for curing boils. Neem is a medicinal plan as a result the medicinal properties in it help to heal the boil faster.

Castor Oil

You can even apply a cotton ball soaked in castor oil to the boil and then cover the boil with a band aid. This keeps the boil secured from any kind of infection and makes the healing faster.

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Apply Hot Compress

Applying hot compress is also very effective and helps to cure a boil faster. By applying hot compress the puss inside the boil slowly comes out and the boil reduces in size and slowly starts to heal. The compress reduces the pain and also makes the healing and cure faster.

Hot Compress

Drink Plenty Of Water And Fluids

Drink plenty of water and juices daily as fluids will keep your body hydrated all the time and also would flush out the toxins from your body. The fluids would also keep your body cool and prevent the occurrence of boils to a great extent.

Drink More Water

Apply Your Own Saliva On The Boils

It might sound dirty or unhygienic but applying saliva on the boils actually helps to cure boils. This is because the saliva contains antibodies which are known as lysosymes which can effectively kill the bacteria present in the boil. So if you apply your saliva to your boils, they will clear up and make the healing faster.


Eat Foods Rich In Vitamin, Fibre And Zinc

There are foods that help immensely to treat boils. Eat foods that are rich in fibers as it keeps you healthy and helps to cure the boil easily. Also eat foods rich in Zinc as it helps the skin to heal at a faster rate. Have vitamin rich foods specially take plenty of vitamin C as it boosts your immune system and helps to fight the infection.

fruits and vegetable

Eat lots of fruits and vegetables as they have antioxidant properties that can protect you from such infections. Avoid very spicy food and always eat foods that are easily digestible as constipation and improper bowel movements can also cause boils. When you have a boil always avoid eating sweets and foods with high sugar content as the makes the healing very slow.

Sometimes when there is a boil we tend to neglect it but never do that as that can be very dangerous. If you see that the boil is not getting cured for a long time then immediately get it checked by a doctor as boils can also be caused by immunity weakening diseases like diabetes and cancer where proper medication is necessary. Otherwise instead of taking painkillers follow effective natural home remedies to cure your boil easily.

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.