How can I make a DIY natural powder to get rid of heat rashes?

DIY Prickly Heat Powder to Get Quick Relief from Heat Rash: Rain has given relief to people from the heat in entire North India including Delhi-NCR, but sweat has made the condition worse. It is natural to have the problem of heat rashes due to sweating. Due to prickly heat, there is constant itching, burning sensation, and thorn-like prickling problem on the body. There are many types of lotions, creams, and powders available in the market to cure heat rashes, but many types of chemicals are used in them. In such a situation, you can make the powder at home and use it to cure heat rashes. The special thing about homemade powder is that it does not have any side effects. Let us know about it.

Symptoms of Prickly Heat Rash

When a person has a heat rash, various symptoms appear:

  • Small pimples on forehead and neck
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Having a pricking problem.

DIY Prickly Heat Powder to Get Quick Relief from Heat Rash

sandalwood powder

Sandalwood powder has a cooling effect, hence it helps in getting rid of prickly heat. According to research published on the National Library of Medicine, sandalwood powder has anti-bacterial and analgesic properties, which eliminate the bacteria that cause heat rashes. Mixing sandalwood powder in a little water or rose water and applying it on the body provides relief from prickly heat. If you want, you can also use sandalwood powder by mixing it in water and filling it in a spray bottle.

neem powder

Neem powder is very beneficial in getting rid of skin problems occurring in summer or any season. Neem powder has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Applying Neem powder on the skin helps in curing the burning sensation, itching and rashes of heat rashes. You can sprinkle neem powder on prickly heat. Apart from this, you can prepare a smooth paste by mixing neem powder in rose water and apply it on prickly heat, and leave it for some time before bathing.

Baking soda

Baking soda is very beneficial in curing severe itching caused by heat rashes. To use baking soda on heat rashes, mix 3 to 5 tablespoons of it in water and apply it on your body for about 20 minutes. Later, take a bath with plain water, using baking soda will give you relief from prickly heat in a few days. However, people who have sensitive skin should take expert advice before using baking soda.

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