Tinea versicolor e fungal skin disease that occurs during the summer months. We are talking about white spots that usually occur in the neck, and if they are not treated can spread throughout the body. If you want to get rid of unsightly spots on the skin, use these 5 natural remedies in your household.
- Low immunity
- Intense sweating
- Sunbathing and a long stay in moist and warm place
- Greasy skin
Why does it appear?
On the surface of human skin there are numerous microbes, and the warm skin combined with the sweat, the dead skin cells and the fat that the skin secretes, provide a perfect canvas for the development of fungi.
This fungi appear in the form of white circular spots i.e. they are depigmentation of the skin that can start from small spots on the neck and in the summer they can extend to almost the entire back.
Natural remedies that can help you in the treatment of Tinea versicolor:
Yogurt is full of good bacteria that help the body to fight dangerous microorganisms including the Tinea versicolor.
All you need to do is take plain yogurt or probiotic one without sugar and apply it to the affected area. Then you need to allow it to dry and finally wash your skin. In order for this treatment to work you need to repeat this procedure several times during the day.
This magnificent ingredient can be used throughout the household and its magic also acts on fungal diseases. Apple acid has natural antifungal properties making it a great fighter against Tinea versicolor.
All you need to do is mix equal amounts of water and malic acid. Then you need to take a cotton cloth and soak it in this mixture. The next thing you need to do is tap the soaked cotton cloth on the affected area and then let it dry. Remember to repeat the procedure frequently.
The essential tea tree oil is often used in the fight against fungal infections and skin diseases, so it is equally effective in the fight against Tinea versicolor.
In a bowl, mix one tablespoon of olive oil and 5 to 7 drops of essential oil of tea tree (look for it at the pharmacy). Now take a cotton cloth and soak it in this mixture. Then you need to apply it on the affected area and leave it on all the time while you are at home.
Garlic is certainly one of the most powerful foods and its power can be applied on your skin. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and it is effective against fungi.
For this remedy you need to take one garlic clove and cut it in half. Then you need to take one half and rub it on the area of the skin that is affected by Tinea versicolor. You may feel a slight tingling, but this is normal. In order for this remedy to work you need to leave it on for about 20 minutes and then wash it.
The turmeric is a wonderful spice, which despite its unique taste, it also has an amazing anti-inflammatory properties. Besides the fact that the turmeric is good for consumption as a spice in foods, you can also use it as a remedy against fungi.
For this remedy all you need to do is mix turmeric powder with a few drops of water and apply the resulting paste on affected parts of your skin. Now leave the paste on for about 30 minutes and then wash it.
Note: Before you start using these folk remedies, you should consult your doctor!
Source: Explore Healthy Food