Herbal Remedies

How To Cure For A Face Rash


The rashes might have appeared due to some food you ate, due to some insect bite, some make-up material you applied or some material you came in contact with, etc. When such a situation occurs on your face, you may feel (it is very common to feel such) embarrassed and won’t come out of your house very often; on top of that, the rashes are itchy.

You will know that you have to face rash when your cheeks turn red and ‘flushed’ (of course, you should not be feeling any other emotion when this is noticed!) or when small itchy bumps start to appear.

Causes Of Rashes

  • Eczema,
  • Psoriasis,
  • Allergies,
  • Insect Bites,
  • Mites,
  • Acne,
  • Excessive Sweating,
  • Soaps,
  • Detergents,
  • Shampoos


  • Itchiness
  • Redness
  • Small blisters or bumps on the skin
  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Dryness
  • Inflamed skin
  • Scaling

Home Remedies For A Face Rash

The first thing that you should keep in mind is that, you should never scratch the rashes. Scratching the rashes will worsen the situation and might even spread it to the other parts of your body. Second thing that you should know is that, if you are not sure the treatments will work or not, it is always suggested that you visit a dermatologist and clear your doubts. While you are having this face rash, keep your nails trimmed and smooth; also, do not apply any cosmetics or make-up.

Holy Basil Leaves

Holy Basil is the one of best herb which you can use for rashes. Take Holy basil leaves and mix them with a tablespoon of olive oil, 2 crushed garlic cloves, a pinch of salt and pepper. Apply this mixture over the skin rashes to get immediate respite.

Cool Compress

This is the most basic soothing treatment for rashes. Dip a soft cloth in a cool solution and apply on the condition. It is advised that you change the cloth each time you apply the compress or else, if the rashes were triggered by bacteria, it might spread.


The flower of Dandelion has a certain compound, which helps in reducing rashes and also enhancing the skin peeling. Boil two cups of water; then add a cup of dandelion, without the roots, leaves and stems. Let the mixture stay for an hour before applying on your face. Leave the mixture on your face for 30 minutes and then rinse off. The advised number of application is 2 times a week.

Olive Oil

Olive oil is a very frequently used natural medication for rashes. It reduces the inflammation and the itchiness of the rashes. So, the first thing you should do after waking up in the morning is apply the oil on your face (be generous) and keep it on your face for 2 hours. Wash off after that and pat dry.


Oatmeal is an exfoliant by nature. The antioxidant present in the oatmeal helps softening the skin and in the meantime also eliminates the symptoms of rash. You may apply the oatmeal cooked or uncooked. When cooked, let it cool down before applying it. When using uncooked, mix it with water and then let the mixture sit for a few minutes, before applying it.

Aloe Vera

The herb needs no introduction. Aloe Vera is an herb, with almost no side effect and is used extensively for many purposes. Apply the herb (in the gel or other form) on your face in a generous amount. It is advised that you apply the herbal medication at night and let it stay on your face overnight. When you wake up, rinse your face first thing in the morning. Apply this natural cure every day.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Raw and organic apple cider vinegar is another excellent home remedy to treat skin rashes and calm the itching. Moreover, its acetic acid content helps fight skin infections that could be causing or aggravating the problem.

Banana Peal

When you take a banana peel and gently rub the inside of it on your rash, you will notice a soothing effect. This method works for rashes whether they were caused by rosacea, acne, eczema, insect bites or simple skin irritation. It will also help reduce the discomfort and itching that the rash creates.

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