How To Get Rid Of Prickly Heat Overnight: 6 Easy Home Remedies

Prickly heat is a common summer skin problem, but don’t worry as we tell you easy ways to get rid of it

While summers are a great time to enjoy yourself, your skin may take a toll due to excess sun exposure. The skin pores get blocked with sweat and this is how rashes start appearing. Prickly heat or heat rash is irritable, itchy, and uncomfortable. At some point or another, most of us have suffered from dreadful red bumps when summertime arrives. Firstly, the golden rule is to keep the body cool and well aired. Not just that, the hot temperature can drain the energy out of you, and so it is important to consistently hydrate yourself to stay cool. However, preventing and treating prickly heat rashes with home remedies could be a good option. With these 6 home remedies, you can beat the summer rashes in a jiffy.

Try These Easy Home Remedies To Get Away From Prickly Heat

1. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is one of the best remedies for any skin problem, and heat rashes are one of them. Aloe vera gel has healing properties and can also help reduce redness and inflammation. Apply aloe vera gel on the heat rash and leave it on overnight, or for 15-2o minutes and wash it with cold water.

2. Sandalwood

Sandalwood is known for its cooling properties and can be a great home remedy for heat rashes. Mix a little sandalwood powder with water to make a paste and apply it to the heat rash. Wash it off with cold water.

3. Neem

Neem is known for its medicinal properties. You can make a pack of neem by mixing it in water and grinding it. You can apply this pack on heat rashes to treat them. Even, it has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties and can help with itching and irritation.

4. Rose Water

Make a mixture of rose water, honey, and pure water and freeze in an ice tray. Take those ice cubes, four to five at a time, and wrap them in a soft muslin cloth. Press the bundle gently on the prickly heat-affected areas. Rosewater helps maintain the skin’s pH balance, and also controls excess oil.

5. Yoghurt

Yoghurt has been known to have both, a cooling and soothing effect on the skin. Apply cold yoghurt to the affected areas and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash with cold water and pat dry.

6. Fuller’s Earth

Fuller’s Earth or Multani mitti has many medicinal properties. Put a tablespoon of fuller’s earth in a bowl and add a few drops of rose water to it so as to make a paste and apply to your rashes. Wash off with lukewarm water when the paste dries off. It is not only effective but helps soothe and cool skin instantly.

Important Notice: This article was originally published at bwhere all credits are due.


The watching, interacting, and participation of any kind with anything on this page does not constitute or initiate a doctor-patient relationship with Dr. Farrah®. None of the statements here have been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products of Dr. Farrah® are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information being provided should only be considered for education and entertainment purposes only. If you feel that anything you see or hear may be of value to you on this page or on any other medium of any kind associated with, showing, or quoting anything relating to Dr. Farrah® in any way at any time, you are encouraged to and agree to consult with a licensed healthcare professional in your area to discuss it. If you feel that you’re having a healthcare emergency, seek medical attention immediately. The views expressed here are simply either the views and opinions of Dr. Farrah® or others appearing and are protected under the first amendment.

Dr. Farrah® is a highly experienced Licensed Medical Doctor certified in evidence-based clinical nutrition, not some enthusiast, formulator, or medium promoting the wild and unrestrained use of nutrition products for health issues without clinical experience and scientific evidence of therapeutic benefit. Dr. Farrah® has personally and keenly studied everything she recommends, and more importantly, she’s closely observed the reactions and results in a clinical setting countless times over the course of her career involving the treatment of over 150,000 patients.

Dr. Farrah® promotes evidence-based natural approaches to health, which means integrating her individual scientific and clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research. By individual clinical expertise, I refer to the proficiency and judgment that individual clinicians acquire through clinical experience and clinical practice.

Dr. Farrah® does not make any representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness, or completeness of any multimedia content provided. Dr. Farrah® does not warrant the performance, effectiveness, or applicability of any sites listed, linked, or referenced to, in, or by any multimedia content.

To be clear, the multimedia content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen in any website, video, image, or media of any kind. Dr. Farrah® hereby disclaims any and all liability to any party for any direct, indirect, implied, punitive, special, incidental, or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of the content, which is provided as is, and without warranties.