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Ringworm is a fungal infection. It occurs in scalp, body, feet and nails. Ringworm is also known as Dermatophytosis. Medically ringworm is termed as Tinea. Let’s read more about types of ring worm , causes of ring worm , Symptoms of ringworm , Home Remedies for Ringworm and prevention of ring worm.

It spreads from infected person and pets.

Types of ringworm :

Causes for ringworm :

  • Unwashed clothes
  • Excessive sweating
  • Pets
  • Swimming pools

Symptoms of ringworm :

  • Tenderness
  • Redness of skin
  • Irritation
  • Bald spots on the scalp
  • Hair loss
  • Scaling of skin or scalp

Home Remedies for Ringworm :

  • Grind basil leaves and apply on ringworm patches daily
  • Apply coconut oil on ringworm patches and take sunbath early morning
  • Rub ripe papaya fruit on ringworm patches everyday
  • Prepare a glass of amla juice (Indian gooseberry) and drink
  • Drink a glass of carrot juice in empty stomach in the morning. This helps to get rid of ringworm
  • Grind mustard seeds and apply this paste on the patches regularly
  • Make a paste with turmeric powder and apply on the affected area and allow it to dry then wash with water this helps to sure ringworm
  • Boil pieces of ginger in water and strain this mixture. Soak cotton in this mixture and apply it on the affected area
  • Drink 1/2cup of mint juice daily. This reduces ringworm
  • Eat fruit based diet like pineapple, apple, orange etc.
  • Above all home remedies are very simple and effective to use.
Home Remedies for Ringworm
Home Remedies for Ringworm

Prevention of ringworm :

  • Maintain good personal hygiene
  • Do not share your clothes and combs with others
  • Eat balanced diet
  • Inhale fresh air
  • Avoid tinned or bottled foods
  • Avoid tea and coffee
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