When you are exposed to temperatures which are below the freezing point of your skin, your body tissue freezes and frost bite occurs. At first the skin becomes very cold, then normal sensation is lost and finally the skin becomes pale.
Feet, toes, hand, fingers, nose, ears are affected by frost bite. People who spend most of their time outdoors, who consume alcohol, who are dehydrated, who are mentally ill are mostly likely to get frost bite. 5 herbal remedies to get rid of frost bite are as follows:
Herbal Remedies For Frost Bite
Apply aloe vera gel to the affected areas very carefully. If aloe vera is in plant form, then mix fresh sap (1 cup) with some water (warm), pour the mixture in a big mug and soak the affected area in it.Keep it like that for as long as possible. You can also use cotton balls to apply the mixture to the affected areas.
Take 6 cups of water in a mug, heat it well and then add 4 tea bags and allow it to steep for at least 10 minutes. Soak the affected areas in the mug of water, after the liquid has been cooled. You can also apply tea bags directly to the affected areas.Having tea which is made from the herb, horsetail is also great. Take the horsetail herb (1 teaspoon) and a cup of water. Mix them well and then boil it. Have this tea 3 times every day. You can also have rose hip tea which will help in healing because of its vitamin C content.
Take some olive oil, ammonia and peppermint oil and mix them well in a bowl. Then apply this mixture using cotton balls to the affected area. Do this 2-3 times every day. The best remedy is to take some mullein flowers, crush the petals well, soak them in olive oil for at least 10 minutes and then make a paste.Apply it to the affected area gently and keep it like that for half an hour. You can also use camphor oil and massage it to the affected areas. Garlic oil can also be applied or taken in capsule form to reduce the swelling and to stop the spread of the infection.
Have cayenne pepper along with some food. Include cayenne pepper in your every day diet. You can also add cayenne pepper in herbal tea and then drink it at least 2-3 times daily. You can also apply cayenne pepper oil to the affected areas with the help of some cotton balls.
Take some (2 teaspoons) calendula petal and boil them in 1 cup of water. Allow the mixture to cool and then soak the affected areas in this solution. You can also dip some cotton balls into the solution and then apply it on the affected areas.Rubbing calendula petals directly on the affected areas is also good. So getting rid of foot fungus is not that difficult and by following the above 5 herbal remedies you can easily get good results within a very short time.