Body Rash : Causes, Prevention and Home Remedies

Body rash is nothing but the inflammation of the skin. It is caused due to various reasons - some kind of allergy to perfumes, soaps, detergents or the chemicals in the clothing are few reasons that cause body rashes. It can happen to people of any age group and gender. The body rash can be easily seen on the skin, as the skin of body rash appears different in color compared to the other body parts. The body rashes can happen at any part of the body. Itching of the skin, bumps on the skin and burning sensations are the symptoms of body rash.

Skin rash could occur as a result of a variety of reasons. Some of the common ones are:

• Allergy to dyes and chemicals in clothing.
• Chemicals present in elastic, latex and rubber products.
• As a reaction to cosmetics, perfumes, soaps and detergents.
• Heat rash
• Dermatitis
• Measles
• Dry skin
• Ichthyosis

It is best to consider home remedies for body rashes to help alleviate itching and infection due to frequent scratching. Following are some of the effective home remedies for body rash.

. Apply olive oil on the affected part of the skin. Olive oil helps to heal the rashes fast and also gives relief form the burning sensations.

. Applying vitamin E on the body rash is also very effective remedy for treating body rash.

. Apply Aloe Vera gel or pulp over the infected skin and keep it for about 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off.

. Washing the area with chamomile tea is considered to be great healing material.

. Application of Cod liver oil is good for body rash cure.

. Apply baking powder with gentle pressure on the affected skin for getting fast relief from the itching.

. Pour a cupful of uncooked oatmeal into the bathwater in the bathtub and then soak the body into this solution. It will be sufficient to cure body rashes.

. Your diet should also be rich in vitamin C. For this include lots of fruits and green vegetables in your meals.

. If you know what is causing the body rash then better stop using it. If any perfume or soap is responsible for causing the body rash then you can easily change it.

. Grind few holy basil leaves with 1 tbsp of olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, a pinch of salt and same of pepper. Smear them on the affected area as the formula helps healing skin condition.

. If the itching is beyond control then rub the area with ice cube. This will give you relief from the itching.

. Avoid fermented food like yogurt, pickles and breads in any form such as pizzas. These all foods have tendency to produce some allergy which is not good diet for body rashes.

. Apply cornstarch on the affected skin for getting fast relief from the itching.

. Apply tea tree oil on the affected skin for getting immediate relief.

. Always use herbal product to wash or to apply on the affected area. Stop using material containing chemicals.

. Cucumber puree made from fresh cucumber peels can be applied directly to the affected area.

. Drink carrot juice for effective treatment of rashes.

. Drink water with a teaspoonful of apple cider vinegar. This is a very effective treatment of rashes.

Rashes, as previously mentioned, are seldom triggered by serious diseases, but if other symptoms persist, it is best to consult with a professional medical expert.