How to Select the Best Scabies Home Remedies
Choosing scabies home remedies can be confusing, as there are a large
products and various ideas that may seem worth trying. The bottom line
is you may ultimately need a prescription from your doctor, to banish
the parasites that are turning your body into a meal cart. However,
there are natural remedies and scabies home remedies that you may use
in conjunction with traditional medicine, or on their own if you feel
that is the right course to pursue in your circumstance
Causes of Scabies
To understand scabies home remedies, it's helpful to understand what
scabies. That will give you an idea of how to better use your
treatment(s) of choice in combination with the products your doctor may
Scabies is “extremely” contagious and caused by a small ugly looking
mite that survives up to a 30 days living under your skin. It lays eggs
under the skin, and when they hatch, they start the cycle all over
again. Symptoms may last for months or years, which is why you must
stop it cold the first time if you can.
The Sarcoptes scabiei mite rapidly spreads from person-to-person
contact such as hugging, sleeping together, sharing bedding, sharing
towels and wearing another’s clothing, It may also be spread by
The secretions the mite produces cause the insane
relentless itching, which is why it’s a good idea to know as much as
possible able scabies home remedies to use with your other medications,
if you choose to use conventional medical means to get rid of scabies.
Since scabies mites burrow under the 1st skin layer and then lay eggs,
they produce what look like tracks on the skin. It can look
like an S-shaped blister or a zigzag track. The skin becomes irritated
causing a red rash. You’ll typically find these in your
armpits, the webs of your fingers/toes, under your nails, around the
waist, inner elbow, nipples, penis, wrists, the groin area or your
One look at the markings on your skin and the doctor will have a very
good idea about what you have. If there is any doubt, they may take a
skin scraping. Note that an individual has scabies for a
period of 3 to 6 week before skin symptoms appear.
Scabies Home Remedies
The Centers for Disease Control suggests that all family members that
have come in contact with the infected individual be treated.
The Center also states that only prescription products
called scabicides have been specifically approved for
scabies. These include insecticide based products such as permethrin
cream (5%), Crotamiton Lotion (10%), Lindane lotion (1%) and Ivermectin
However, for those that do not want to use chemical based products,
there are scabies home remedies available that have been formulated to
kill scabies mites naturally.
Natural remedies to treat scabies include:
is a homeopathic products manufacturer that makes several popular
products for natural scabies treatment. These include:
- Scabies Treatment from Naturasil kills mites from the
penetrates skin to work internally. It contains plant
extracts such as alpha-terpinene-4-ol that have mite killing properties.
- Scabies Cream Topical Treatment helps to eliminate the
& Lavender Soap kills mites with the scabies
rash treatment, scabies sulfur soap protocol.
- For itch, Scab-Ease
combines homeopathic ingredients such as Psorinum, Staphisgria and
Viola tri. Note that skin itch can continue for 2 to 4 weeks
after treatment has ended. Itch will also be helped by a cool
bath or the use of a cool compress.
Home Remedies for Removing Mites From Your Home
In addition to the mites under the skin, mites also need to be killed
that are living in your environment. Home remedies to kill
mites in the home include:
Spray is a disinfectant formulated to kill parasites such as
Dust (diatomaceous earth) is a natural product that clings to
mites, eventually killing them. The dust is applied in a thin
layer on carpets, rugs, furniture, flooring, in cracks/crevices and
Along with the scabies
you choose, be sure to wash all bed linen
and clothes that were used up to 3 days before a scabies diagnosis is
made. Note that scabies mites that are not living on a human will
die in 2 to 3 days.
for Disease Control