Boils: Homeopathy can help!
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 sensitice. Boils will typically form in an injured area. Helps with quick healing of boils.
Sulphur: for when boils form recurrently and chronically