How to Treat Boils on the Face

  posted by: Feby



treat boils on faceFace has its own value.  What if one day you wake up and find out that, that value was ruined by a boil.   Boils or skin abscess can really be annoying.

They are red bumps on the skin.   They appear on the groin, under the arm, inner thigh and also in your face.

What are the types of boils ?  What are the causes?  How to prevent this?   How to treat or cure boils on the face naturally or through home remedies ?

Types OF Boils and their Causes

  • Cystic Acne – It appears on the face. It is cause by clogged and infected pores especially if the skin is oily and dirty.
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa – It appears on groin and under armpits.  It is cause by skin inflammation. It’s not a typical boil and it requires surgery to remove this.
  • Pilonidal cyst– It appears on buttocks. It is due to infection in hair follicle and people may experience this prolong sitting or after long trips.
  • Carbuncle or Furuncle – It appears everywhere on the skin. It is caused by a bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. It usually accompanied with fever.


  • Use antibacterial soaps to prevent bacteria and to avoid clogging your pores.
  • Make it a habit to exfoliate your skin once in while to prevent oil and dirt build up on your hair follicles.

Home Remedy Treatment for Boils

  • Turmeric.  Apply turmeric powder on boils.  It can speed up the healing process.
  • Onion and Garlic.  Mince garlic or onion to induce a juice out of it.  Then apply the juice on the affected areas.  It can break, ripen and remove the pus inside it.
  • Bitter Gourd. Extract a juice from biter gourd mix it with a drop of lemon juice then take it on an empty stomach.
  • Milk and vinegar. Mix milk cream, vinegar and turmeric. Apply the mixture on the affected areas.

Some boils are hard to cure with home remedies or antibiotics especially if it is caused by MRSA ( methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). So, it is necessary to consult your physician to take the right action on how to cure boils.


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