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Heal Diaper Rashes with Herbs

Helen Roseboge

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Babies always have diaper rashes. Diaper rashes, a common issue that affects babies who wear both disposable diapers and cloth diapers. It's very painful. According to the fact that some chemical has side effect, some parents who don't want to treat their children with chemicals. Instead, they use natural, gentle herbal remedies instead. It's easy to handle. The cost for making herbal remedies is low.

You should prepare some material for you herbal remedies. You should collect some Planting leaves, Comfrey, Viola tricolor Pansy, Fenugreek powder, Lavender flowers, Calendula flowers, Elder flowers, Almond or vegetable oil, Lavender oil, Cornstarch and Sealable plastic baggie. You should collect enough material for yourself.

You should apply oil infused with Plantin leaves directly to baby's sore bottom to heal the diaper rash. Planting leaf infusion can be purchased from health food stores. It's time to apply Comfrey in the form of ointment, infused oil or a poultice of the powdered root. It can be applied each time you change your baby's diaper. Heal diaper rash with a tincture or cream made with the Viola tricolor Pansy. You should apply aloe vera gel to the area several times throughout the day. Check the ingredients in natural diaper rash creams sold at health food stores. Mix fenugreek powder with just enough water to make a paste and apply it directly on baby's bottom. It's time to apply it sparingly only to the affected areas. If after a few days you haven't noticed a change, try another herbal remedy. It's time to make your own skin-soothing diaper rash oil from the following ingredients: ½ cup each of lavender flowers, calendula flowers and elder flowers and 3 cups of almond or vegetable oil. Chop the flowers and place them in a glass jar. It's time to cover them with the oil and stir to remove any air bubbles. Place the mixture in a warm spot for 2 to 3 days, and then strain. Apply directly to your baby's bottom. Place ½ pound of cornstarch in a tightly sealable bag and add ¼ teaspoon of lavender oil, drop by drop. Close the bag and shake to distribute the oil. Let it stand for about 4 days. Use as needed during diaper changes. Mix one drop of lavender essential oil with about 1/4 cup of water or witch haze.

You should eat small frequent meals instead of three large meals per day. For example, instead of eating your normal breakfast in one sitting, save half of it for a mid-morning meal, while still following the steps above.

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