Dr. Dimple Jangda – a gut health coach, shared ayurvedic remedies for prickly heat relief:
• Symptomatic relief with sandalwood powder mixed with water (2:1) and applied over the rash. Topical use of this thick paste can relieve burning and pain associated with heat rash.
• Massaging with freshly extracted aloe vera gel can alleviate heat rash owing to its anti-inflammatory action.
• Fuller’s earth (Multani mitti) harbors anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions and can be effective for treating prickly heat in infants and adults. It is to be mixed with water to form a thick paste and applied for 10 mins.
• Basil leaf paste mixed with honey can also be used to soothe flare-ups and reduce irritation, redness, and swelling associated with heat rash.
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