In order to benefit from these properties of oatmeal, you should prepare a bathtub with warm water. Add two teaspoons of oatmeal to the water and mix it well with your hands. If you are using oatmeal powder, it should dissolve n the water completely.
Then, you can give a bath to the baby or adult. It is important to spend at least ten minutes in the water in order to use the healing properties of oatmeal. You can pat dry the skin afterwards.
This procedure should be repeated at least two times a day in order to get rid of diaper rash completely.
2. Oatmeal and Milk Bath
In order to boost the positive properties of bath with oatmeal, you can add there milk as well. Milk will help to sooth the damaged skin since it offers a cooling effect. In addition to it, milk helps to get rid of inflammation and reduces the bleeding rash. As a result, the skin of your child will heal quickly.
When you prepare a bathtub full of warm water, you should add there one fourth of a cup of oatmeal powder and a tablespoon of milk powder. If you do not have milk powder, you can add a half a cup of normal liquid milk.
You can also add two teaspoons of baking soda. You will find the information about the positive properties of baking soda in the next remedy. When you add all the ingredients to the water, you should mix them well with your hands. Then, give a bath to your child for at least 15 minutes.
When your child finishes bathing, you should pat dry the skin with a towel. Repeat this remedy on a daily basis in order to heal the skin and avoid future problems with diaper rash.
3. Baking Soda
You can also prepare a bathtub with warm water and baking soda. Baking soda helps to speed up the process of healing and reduce bleeding. Furthermore, baking soda is a perfect remedy for babies and adults who are suffering from diaper rash because of yeast infections.
As a rule, yeasts prefer acidic environment. It is important for their proliferation. Once you start treating the skin with soda, the environment becomes alkaline which is absolutely inauspicious for the life of yeasts.
Of course, it isn’t recommended to use soda directly on the skin as it can damage it and make rather dry. So, you should prepare a bathtub with water and baking soda.
When you have a bathtub with warm water, you should add there two teaspoons of baking soda. Soda should be dissolved in water completely. Then, you can give your baby a bath. It will be good for skin to be covered with water and soda for at least ten minutes. Repeat the procedure twice a day in order to get better results.
4. Witch Hazel Spray
In order to get a quick relief from diaper rash, you can use witch hazel. This will help you to reduce the irritation and bleeding and heal the skin.
The best way to apply witch hazel is to prepare a mixture for a spray bottle. It will be easier for you to apply witch hazel with the help of this bottle. Take a teaspoon of witch hazel and a cup of water. Mix the ingredients well in order to get a clear solution. Fill a spray bottle with this solution.
When you want to use the solution for treating diaper rash, you should spray it on the affected are of the skin and left there for at least ten minutes. It is advised to use witch hazel anytime you change the diaper of your child.
5. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar can be used as a natural cleaning cosmetic. The acidic properties of apple cider vinegar will reduce the proliferation of pathogenic bacteria. Yet, you should be careful with using this remedy if your child is suffering from a yeast infection. An acidic environment can increase the proliferation of yeasts and fungi.
Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with two tablespoons of water. Immerse a clean cotton ball in this mixture and keep it there for at least two minutes. Then, you can apply the solution on the affected area of skin with the help of this cotton ball. Leave the area covered with the solution open for at least ten minutes. This procedure can be repeated anytime you are changing diapers.
6. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is one of the best natural remedies which can be used for treating diaper rash. Coconut oil combines antifungal and antimicrobial properties. In addition to it, this remedy will sooth the skin and moisturise it helping to speed up the healing.
You can take a tablespoon of this oil and cover the damaged skin of your child directly with this product. You can also add a tablespoon of oil to the water in the bathtub when your child is taking a bath.
Another popular product which can be used for treating different forms of diaper rash including the most severe one is cornstarch. First of all, cornstarch helps to reduce the wet. You already know that too wet skin creates a perfect environment for the proliferation of various infections.