The skin disease scabies is caused the parasite known as Sarcoptes Scabiei, or more commonly the itch mite. These tiny eight legged creatures make themselves at home on humans causing a lot of misery. This article looks at how you can kill scabies naturally.
The male mites live on the skins surface whilst the females burrow down beneath the skin forming a tiny tunnel. Once the male has done his job of fertilizing the females he dies leaving the females to lay their eggs in the burrows. In around 14 – 21 days the eggs hatch, nymphs emerge and wriggle their way the the skins surface where they mature and begin the reproductive cycle over again.
Scabies is very contagious so it is vital that steps are taken to kill the scabies mites as quickly as possible.
You could visit your doctor who will prescribe a topical cream usually containing permethrin which is an insecticide which will kill scabies mites. However there are a lot of people sceptical about the safety of using such treatments for scabies.
So, how do you kill scabies naturally?
Many patients opt to kill scabies naturally and a great many swear by tea tree oil – Remember such oils are concentrated so you must dilute them before use. The best way to utilize tea tree oil to kill scabies is by adding it to a bath. All you need to do is half fill a bath with warm water – not hot water as this will make itching more intense – and add around twenty drops of tea tree oil and relax for about twenty minutes. If you can, do this twice a day for a week and let the antiseptic and antibacterial powers of the tea tree oil work. For areas worse affected by the scabies rash and itch you might want to try applying the tea tree oil solution directly to that part of the skin. Use cotton wool, or a clean wash cloth and soak it in a solution of equal parts tea tree oil and warm water. This will sooth the itch and help heal the rash and if allowed to soak into the skin can kill scabies naturally.
Changing your diet will not kill scabies however, by eating foods or taking supplements high in vitamin A (not if you are pregnant) zinc and vitamin E to help boost the immune system something like Naturasil for Immune System which comes highly recommended. Boosting the immune system will help speed up the recovery and healing process in your quest to kill scabies naturally.
Exercising extreme hygiene measures both personal and in the home will help prevent re-infection and the spread of scabies to others. It is vital that bed linen, discarded clothing, towels, cuddly toys, soft furnishings etc. are laundered or steam cleaned. Clothing, bedding etc. must be laundered daily.
What ever treatment you try, conventional medical or whether you try to kill scabies naturally it is far from a simple task, only by breaking the reproductive cycle of the itch mites will you ever be itch and rash free!
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