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7 best natural essential oils for skin rashes

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There are many types of skin rashes caused by multiple factors.

Among many reasons, an allergy, cut, glace, insect bite, excess heat, infection, itching due to summer heat and sun exposure, and sunburn are the common causes.

One of the most effective ways of managing a rash is using essential oils. Certain essential oils have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.

They are extracted from the leaves, buds, bark, and flowers of plants retaining the same healing properties as the plant. Here are 5 best natural essential oil to treat skin rashes at home:

1. Sandalwood oil

It has the same properties in essential oil as plant and wood, which is common used for many religious reasons. Sandalwood is a star ingredient in helping with pesky itchy rashes.

2. Peppermint oil

It can be used for all kinds of rashes to ease inflammation on the skin. It has natural menthol in it that has an analgesic effect on irritated skin.

3. Lemongrass and Thyme oil

It is an effective essential oil that works very well on insect bites. It has natural astringent properties that help in healing as well.

4. Lavender oil

It has proven for many years to be effective in relieving pain as well as helping in soothing rashes and inflamed skin. It also helps reduce redness of the skin often caused due to irritation and sun tanning.

5. Eucalyptus oil

It can be used for all types of skin rashes. It is particularly effective in providing moisture to irritated, itchy and painful skin rashes.

6. Chamomile oil

It has azulene that is known to moisturise itchy and irritated skin. It is also good for reducing inflammation in all kinds of rashes.

7. Geranium oil

It is most effective in heat rashes because it has alkaline properties that help balance oil in the skin. It hydrates the skin and helps in faster recovery of inflamed skin issues.

 

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