Staph infection is also known as “Staphylococcus Aureus”. Staph infection can spread from one person to another. Common causes of staph infection include a weak immune system, skin problems and so on. Further, staph infection is mainly caused by staph bacteria which usually enters through a cut on the skin.
Common symptoms of staph infection include swelling, pain, redness of the skin and so on. Staph infection generally results in a pimple like – lump or blister on the skin. An individual can use different home remedies to cure staph infection.
Top 10 Home Remedies for Staph Infection
1. Apple Cider Vinegar
A mixture can be prepared by adding apple cider vinegar (1/4th cup) and honey (4 – 5 teaspoons) in water (2 cups) and consumed 2 to 3 times in a day to treat staph infection.An individual can create a solution by mixing apple cider vinegar with baking soda and apply this solution with the help of a cotton swab on the affected area to deal with the problem of staph infection.
An individual can create a tonic by boiling turmeric powder (4 teaspoons), black pepper powder (1 teaspoon), coconut oil (1 teaspoon) and lemon juice (1 teaspoon) in water and consume this tonic several times in a day to cure staph infection. Turmeric powder can also be applied on the affected area to reduce the staph infection.
3. Tea Tree Oil
An individual can apply a mixture created with the use of tea tree oil (1 tablespoon) and honey (2 teaspoons) on the affected area and cover it with a cloth bandage to treat staph infection. It is important to change the bandage after every 3 to 4 hours to prevent the growth of staph infection.
4. Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus oil can be directly applied on the affected area to cure staph infection. A tea prepared by boiling eucalyptus oil (4 – 5 drops) in water (1 cup) can also be consumed to obtain the desired results.
Goldenseal has antibacterial properties. A solution can be created by mixing goldenseal powder in water and used for washing the affected area several times in a day to treat various symptoms associated with staph infection.
An individual can apply crushed garlic cloves on the affected area to deal with staph infection. Garlic oil can also be directly applied on the affected area to obtain effective results.
7. Witch Hazel
A mixture created with the use of witch hazel and water can be used to wash the affected area on a frequent basis to reduce the inflammation resulting from staph infection.
An individual can apply a paste created by mixing the ginger powder and salt in manuka honey on the affected area to reduce the staph infection.
An individual can apply a juice extracted from fresh basil leaves on the affected area to treat various symptoms associated with staph infection. Basil oil can also be directly applied on the affected area to obtain the desired results. Regular intake of tea prepared by boiling basil leaves in water is also recommended.
10. Oregano Oil
Applying oregano oil on the affected area multiple times in a day can help in curing the inflammation and pain resulting from staph infection.