Treat boils with Homeopathic Remedies.

Boils are usually a condition that can be treated at home with some great homeopathic remedies. Boils begin with a skin infection in a hair follicle or oil gland. The skin typically turns red and forms a head with pus underneath. The pus can usually be drained easily. Popping or squeezing a boil is not recommended as an infection can be brought on.

Here are some great remedies to help with boils:

Ars: boils with burning pain. There could be a low grade fever.

Calc-sulph: for boils with a thick, yellow lumpy discharge

Bell: the boil is read and hot, throbbing and very sore. No pus formation.

Hepar sulph: there are pains that are sharp and splinter-like. Patient is oversensitive and helps the boil discharge. Very sensitive to touch. Discharge can smell of cheese.

Lachesis: very painful boils, edges are blue

Myristica sebifera: for boils that form pus. Hastens the suppuration process.

Psorinum: characterized by boils on the head due to excessive suppuration of sebum. The skin on the scalp looks dirty and there is an offensive smell to the boils.

Silicea: for slow forming boils that don’t come to a head easily. They are hard and nodular and sensitive. Boils will typically form in an injured area. Helps with quick healing of boils.

Sulphur: for when boils form recurrently and chronically.


If you need help with your health concerns, we would be happy to see you in our clinic at the Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Information contained in this article should not be taken as individual medical advice, nor is it intended as a substitute for consulting your medical practitioner and/or healthcare practitioner.                       
Be sure to consult a Licensed Homeopath before starting any new remedy protocol.

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