Tulsi and lemon to cure ringworm

Ringworm is type of fungal skin infection. This infection is caused by fungi called dermatophytes. These fungi attacks top layer of the skin and the hair shaft. This is infectious and can easily spreads from one part of the body to the other parts. This infection on skin looks like a round or ring shaped dark red or pink spots. Children at the age between 4 to 14 are more susceptible to this disease. This disease is quite painful and irritating. This disease needs anti-fungal medications. Here is a simple remedy to cure ringworm.

Take holy basil (tulsi) leaves 10, add one teaspoon of lemon juice. grind well into a paste. apply on the affected area 3 to 4 times daily. Both holy basil and lemon juice help treat ringworm infections from its root.

Holy basil is a wonderful herb, has numerous benefits for health and beauty. This miracle plant treats several diseases and disorders and this is also very effective in preventing and controlling infections of all kinds. Holy basil is loaded with powerful antioxidants and nutrients. It has anti-aging, anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. Holy basil has extraordinary healing powers, thus cures the irritation and pain.

The one more ingredient lemon is considered very good home remedy to treat ringworm. The lemon juice on the affected area cures the fungal problem better than the medicines and creams which are available in the market. Lemon contains citric acid and vitamin C, this makes it a winning solution for ringworm infection. Fungus cannot flourish in acidic environments and this will make the fungus to die and stops further growth.

So this combination of holy basil leaves and lemon juice works very well against this fungi and completely cures ringworm infections.

Follow the below simple steps and know how to treat ringworm with easy home remedy.

Tulsi to treat ringworm- DIY

  • 10-15 leaves Tulsi (Known as Holy Basil)
  • 1/2 Lemon
  1. Use fresh tulsi leaves and 1 lemon for this remedy.
  2. Remove leaves from the stem and wash them.
  3. Place the leaves in a mortar.
  4. Squeeze half a lemon into the mortar.
  5. Crush well again so the leaves and the lemon juice mix well.
  6. Done. Apply this on the affected area.

Directions for use:

Apply the paste on the ringworm and leave it on.

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.