Get Rid Of Heat Rash With Baking Soda

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Heat rash is caused due to clogged sweat glands and trapped sweat and bacteria. Since the sweat is blocked from flowing out, it creates blisters and rashes on the skin. Baking soda is Bicarbonate of soda. It is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. It is weakly alkaline in nature and can help to break down acids and proteins. It is available for commercial use and has a gritty texture which can gently cleanse and exfoliate facial skin. Treating heat rashes with baking soda is especially beneficial to the skin since the natural compound has many skin healing properties. Baking soda can be easily made into a paste with water (1/2 teaspoon mixed with 4 ounces of water) to be applied to the skin directly.

What You'll Need

  • Baking Soda
  • Cloth
  • Warm Water

What You'll Do

  • Washcloth dipped in baking soda solution:
  • Dip a soft wash cloth or towel in a container with water to which a few tablespoons of baking soda has been added.
  • Wring out the excess water and use the washcloth all over the rash.
  • Apply this compress at least 3 times a day to the blisters for 30 minutes each. This will ensure that the rash disappears quickly
  • Baking soda bath for heat rash treatment:
  • Add 1 cup of baking soda to a tub containing warm water.
  • Gently soak in this bath. Follow this remedy twice daily until the heat rash heals.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you are unable to see any positive results with this baking soda heat rash treatment, visit the doctor immediately.
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