Furuncle - a rather unpleasant phenomenon and, alas,familiar to almost every person who at least once in his life came across him. And very many people try to cure the boil alone, instead of going to the doctor. There is no time, no opportunities, the left heel itches - what kind of excuses do not you hear. Obviously, the blame for everything is dislike for doctors. But after all a furuncle is not an eel, which can be squeezed out and in five minutes it can not be remembered. Furuncle is an abscess with purulent contents, a strong inflammatory process. In especially severe cases, a person has general weakness, headache and fever, sometimes to very significant figures. And for complete treatment in most cases without antibiotics can not do, unfortunately. Probably, it's not a secret for anyone that any pharmacological preparations, and even more so antibiotics, should be prescribed by a doctor. After all, only a doctor can adequately assess the course of the disease, the general condition of the body, take into account contraindications and possible side effects. If you try to do it yourself, the probability of complications is very high. And to complications can lead not only to wrong treatment, but also its complete absence. And the complications can be very different, up to the infection of blood. So is it worth it to risk your health, and sometimes even life because of the banal boil? After all, a doctor will help get rid of it in the shortest possible time and with the least loss. Well, if you firmly decided to resort to the help of traditional medicine, then at least use it as a tool, but in no case as an alternative to traditional medicine. Otherwise, the entire responsibility for health lies solely with you.
Treatment of boils with needles
The smell of coniferous forest is loved by all people without exception. But not everyone knows that the needles have a lot of medicinal properties, because it includes essential oils, tannins, vitamins. Even an ordinary tub with needles can give you vitality, mobilize the body's internal resources.
- Coniferous compresses
If the boil has just begun to ripen, you cantry to do with simple compresses with needles. For the preparation of the infusion, it is best to use fresh needles that have just been torn from the tree. Needles grind, put three tablespoons in a thermos and pour half a cup of boiling water. The thermos, of course, close the lid and leave to infuse for a day. If you prepare the infusion for future use, pour it into a glass or plastic container and store only in the refrigerator. Pay attention - the compress can be done only with a cool infusion, since the heat can significantly worsen the situation. Dampen a small gauze napkin in a coniferous infusion, folded in several layers, attach to the boil, and cover the top with a polyethylene film. Compress should remain on the boil for at least five hours, so it is most convenient to fix it with a stick plaster. Yes, and the compress itself is best done at night.
- Coniferous ointment
If the boil is already large enough, moreoverit hurts much, it is better to use coniferous ointment. For its preparation, you need three tablespoons of chopped pine needles and two tablespoons of natural honey. Honey melted in a water bath and bring to a boil, then pour the needles. Boil the honey, stirring constantly, for 20 minutes. Immediately, while the honey is not cold, transfer the ointment into a glass jar with a wide neck and close the lid. The treatment is as follows: Apply a thick layer of ointment to the boil, cover it with gauze and cover it for 15 minutes, then rinse with water. Do this procedure at least once a day and approximately on the fifth day the ointment will draw pus.
Other methods of treatment of boils
And finally, we offer you some more truly effective ways of getting rid of boils.
- Therapeutic dough
Another good remedy for boils -specially prepared dough. For him you will need one egg yolk, one spoon of butter, top grade wheat flour and pure boiled cold water. Knead the most common dough, only as cool as possible. From the dough, form a cake of suitable size - it should cover the entire boil, attach it to the sore spot and fix it either with a bandage or with a band-aid. Keep the remaining dough in the refrigerator, since you will have to change the bandage two or three times a day. After about three days, the abscess should break through. After that, the wound needs to be processed, and the dough can not be applied after that.
- Laundry soap
Buy in the store the most common Sovietsoap, grate it on a fine grater and pour it into a small enamel container. Pour one glass of water, bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Boil the soap until almost all the water is boiled away - as a result, a viscous mass should remain on the bottom of the pan. When the soap broth cools down, apply it to the boil and cover it first with a gauze cloth, then with a plastic wrap, fix it with a sticking plaster. Change this bandage every four hours. The abscess will burst in about two days - after that, soap compresses can not be done. And remember - whatever method of treatment you choose, closely monitor the condition of the boil. If there is no improvement within two to three days, do not continue to play with fire - go to the doctor immediately. We advise you to read: