Home Remedies

 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Diaper rash

Diaper rash is a type of irritant dermatitis, or inflammation of the skin. The moist, warm, and enclosed environment of a diaper, combined with loads of bacteria, make a baby's bottom the perfect place for a rash to pop up. Other factors that can contribute to rash development include hot and humid weather, skin allergies, poor laundering of diapers, new materials in diapers that irritate sensitive skin, and infrequent diaper changes.



Diaper rash
Cook some flour in a frying pan on medium heat; keep sifting the flour with a big spoon until it turns light golden brown. At each diaper change, sprinkle a little bit on the baby's bottom and see results within 2-3 days.
Diaper rash
  • Wheat or any other flour
Diaper rash
  • Mother's milk is essential for the baby to get all the necessary minerals and vitamins required in the body. It helps to fight against infections. It will reduce the bacterial infection and skin rash problem.
  • Always wash the baby's nappies using perfume free and bacteria fighting soaps. It is very useful in preventing diaper rash.
  • Do not wash your child's buttocks with harmful chemical based detergents and shampoos.
  • Always use fresh warm water for cleaning and allow the skin to dry completely.
  • Always keep the baby's diaper clean, moist free, and dry.
Other Remedies
Diaper rash
  • Gently rub sesame oil on the affected area. Sesame oil moisturizes as well as soothes the skin.
  • Add at least 1/2 teaspoon of clean water to small amount of olive oil. With this solution, gently massage the affected area.
  • You can even massage the affected area with fresh milk. This is one of the best home remedies.
  • In case you are using cotton nappies then give cotton nappies a final rinse in vinegar and water solution. Vinegar has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
  • Mix a small amount of fresh butter to the baby’s soft body powder. Apply this mixture on the affected area.
 
All advice is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice and/or diagnosis/treatment. Healthji does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical advice from a qualified healthcare provider.
 
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