Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Prickly Heat

Prickly Heat
  • Prickly heat is a skin condition caused by collection of sweat
  • It occurs around body parts which are prone to sweating, like the:
    • Back
    • Underarms
    • Waist
    • Chest
  • Sweat causes irritation of the skin
  • Rashes and raised bumps on the skin
  • Intense itching
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using chickpea four and margosa leaves

    1. Take ½ bowl of chickpea flour
    2. Add 15-20 crushed margosa leaves
    3. Add little water to make a paste
    4. Mix well
    5. Apply on the affected area
    6. Leave it for 15 min
    7. Wash off with cold waterThis removes the dead skin cells and provides relief from inflammation
  2. Natural home remedy using papaya or cucumber

    1. Take some papaya or cucumber pulp
    2. Apply on the affected area
    3. Leave it for 25 min
    4. Wash off with waterThis cools the affected area and relieves the itching
  • To prevent rashes during summer, wear loose cotton clothes
    • They dry off easily
    • They prevent sweat accumulation

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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