Scabies is easily distinguishable by the appearance of red rashes on the skin that cause a nasty itching. Yes, itching and scabies go hand in hand.
However, if effective measures are taken in time, itching can be managed to a great extent.
So, here are some effective tips to ease the itching caused by scabies in less than 24 hours.
Take a Bleach Bath
Soaking yourself in a bathtub with water and bleach (chlorine product) can dry up the scabies rashes and reduce the itching to a significant level.
Using Borax Solution
Borax and hydrogen peroxide can be used as an alternative to bleach bath. But since borax can be poisonous, avoid using it in and around the face.
Besides, it can be used to disinfect the bedding, clothing, carpets and mattresses that are used by a patient. Borax will remove the mites from these surfaces.
Using Natural Extracts and Oils
Oils and lotions made with natural extracts have also been found to be useful in controlling itching.
Natural products like turmeric, rosemary, jojoba, cayenne, bush tea, gourd, clove, Neem and tree oil provide quick relief from itching caused by scabies rashes. Natural minerals like sulfur and zinc are also effective in relieving the itching.
Use Dr. Scabies
All treatments from Dr. Scabies are made with a blend of several natural ingredients. Products from Dr. Scabies have sulfur as the main ingredient, which is complemented with several other effective extracts.