3. Turmeric Powder
Like tea tree oil, turmeric powder offers antibacterial properties. In addition, turmeric powder also provides anti-inflammatory properties. Both the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of the powder can help to heal the skin around the boil and also get rid of it more quickly. In eastern medicine, turmeric powder has been used for thousands of years as a natural way to purify the blood.
To use turmeric powder to help heal a boil you can use it topically or choose to ingest it. In order to ingest turmeric powder you will want to boil a teaspoon of the powder in a cup of water or milk. You should drink the mixture up to three times each day. To use turmeric powder as a topical treatment you will want to mix it with some water and create a paste. You can then apply this paste directly on the boil. You should do this at least a couple of times each day.