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5 Natural Treatments for Erysipelas

by Andreea Laza

Erysipelas is usually a symptom of an existing streptococcus inside your body and not a disease in itself, so you might want to pay attention to the cause of the problem and work on it too. Some of the first symptoms of a developing erysipelas are fever, chills and an overall bad physical state.

Afterwards the red spots and the skin lesions become more and more obvious and they affect the overall look of the skin, but more importantly tell you that something’s wrong and you need to take some serious action. We have found this simple natural treatment for erysipelas, used by many people who have been faced with a streptococcus infection in their bodies.

5 Natural Treatments for Erysipelas


1. Almond Oil, the Best Remedy for Erysipelas

The almond cold pressed oil is one of the most efficient way to get rid of the anesthetic erysipelas red spots. After only a few applications with almond oil, the skin recovers completely as if there were no spots and lesions.

  • All you need to do is to anoint your skin with the almond oil twice a day, early in the morning and right before bedtime.
  • In a few weeks you skin will recover completely, while the erysipelas will be gone.

This simple natural treatment for erysipelas is based on the vitamin complex and minerals that are contained in the almond oils. Mostly, almond and almond oils in particular are used in the beauty and skin care industry, due to the amazing properties it has in the area of skin care.

2. Natural Treatment for Erysipelas with Wormwood

Wash the affected area with wormwood tea twice a day. Afterwards apply Rivanol and take your medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Most likely you will be prescribed antibiotics, which are very effective in the flaring stage of erysipelas.

3. Nettle Tea Remedy

After the skin has recovered, it’s time for the real erysipelas treatment. Drink 1 L of nettle tea per day mixed with seabuckthorne and St. John’s wort (proportion: 3 tsp of each herb into 250 ml hot water). Then make nettle soup and puree mixed with horseradish or garlic and eat plenty of polenta along side.

4. Herbal Poultice Treatments for Erysipelas

Apply lettuce poultices. This is an amazing natural treatment for erysipelas. Make sure you slightly scald them before applying. Another great poultice that  you can try is with boiled marshmallow leaves and roots (decoction). Elder flower infusion is also amazing. Boil 100 gr of elder flowers per liter of water and use the infusion for poultices.

5. Wheat Bran Homemade Remedy

Scald 2 tsp. of wheat bran in the evening and leave them to soak overnight. Drink this decoction in the next morning before breakfast, for 3-4 weeks. 

In addition to these remedies, take care of your diet. This is very important. Eat plenty fruits (around 20% of your foods per day) and start a diet that consists of most boiled foods, nothing fried. Avoid meat, but enjoy fish and more rarely eggs. Try to keep this cure for 6 months with small pauses.

We really hope that you’ve found your cure for erysipelas in one of these natural treatments here! Do not forget that whenever the body is suffering, the soul might be troubled too. Try to relax, face things as they are and accept all and everything around you. Stay healthy, naturally!

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