Valuable Home Remedies For Jock Itch

Jock itch is very uncomfortable but there are some remarkable home remedies for jock itch that can be used to salvage the situation. Jock itch also known as tinea cruris is a form of fungal infection that develops in the groins.

It appears like ringworm underneath the thighs or rectal areas and can spread to other portions of the body through scratching.

This can develop into bumpy, dry or oozing rush in mainly male athletes but women also do experience it.

Jock itch can spread to genital area and affect male organs and trigger female white vaginal discharge too.


Home remedies for jock itch

Onion and salt remedy:  Dip a sliced onion in salt and use it to rub the affected area but just for a short period and clean it out because the salt can cause tenderness.

Oatmeal bath: Fill up an old clean sock with dry oatmeal and use it as a sponge over the groins and let it sit for about 10 minutes. After that, wash the whole body with the sponge in a warm bath to relieve jock itch.

Raw papaya remedy: Cut up a raw green papaya and rub it on the crotch itch area. You may feel some tingles but it’s an indication of its effectiveness.

Garlic and sesame oil: Crush some garlic cloves and mix it with some sesame oil or little quantity of lard to form an ointment. Before you apply it, make sure you shave around the itching area. Apply the ointment to the problem area once a day as treatment for jock itch.

Black walnut tincture: Apply the tincture to the itching area occasionally and put a few drops under your tongue daily for relieve. It is available in health food stores and online.

Chickweed and olive oil

If you want strong home remedies for jock itch that work then try to get some of these ingredients for your treatment.

  • 1 cup of wilted chickweed leaves or dried ones (found online)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 vitamin E capsule

Place the chickweed in a glass container and add enough olive oil to cover the herb. Open the vitamin E capsule and pour the liquid into the glass container. Close the container tightly and shake very well. Place it in a sunny window for 7 days. After that strain the herbs out and store the oil in the refrigerator. Whenever you feel the jock itch, place a little on cotton and use it to rub over the place. You can apply this remedy to general skin itching too.

Unsalted butter remedy

Mix the following ingredients below and use them as home remedies for jock itch treatment.

  • 3 ounces of unsalted butter
  • Lump of beeswax (about the size of hickory nut)
  • 5 tablespoons of ground juniper berries
  • 3 tablespoons of ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon sulfur powder found in Walgreen or online

Melt the butter, beeswax, juniper berries, and cloves together in a bowl. Set aside to cool down and add 1 tablespoon of sulfur powder to it. Mix it to blend and use some over the itching places of your body.


Cornstarch home remedies for jock itch

This is a strong powder remedy for jock itch that you can use for a long time. Just try to get the ingredients and be patient to follow the method of preparation one time and you would not need to be getting other remedies for this itching problem. You can get some of these ingredients online such as iherb or herbco.

Combine the cornstarch, cosmetic clay, baking soda, walnut powder, myrrh, lavender powder, and Oregon grape root powder in a food processor and pulse it for about 12-15 seconds to be blended.

  • ½ cup of cornstarch
  • ½ cup of white cosmetic clay such as (Kaolin clay)
  • ½ cup of baking soda
  • 2 tbls of black walnut hull powder
  • 2 tbls of myrrh gum powder
  • 2 tbls of lavender bud powder
  • 2 tbls of Oregon grape root powder
  • 25 drops of thyme essential oil (chemotype linalool)
  • 25 drops of sage oil
  • 50 drops of tea tree oil

Fetch 6 tablespoons of the mixture into a small mortar and add the thyme, sage, and tee tree essential oils drop by drop to it. Use a pestle to mix it thoroughly. Pour the content of the mortar back into the food processor containing the rest of the blended powder.

Pulse the processor again for about 12 seconds and pour the whole powdered content into a container tightly closed. Store it in a dark place that is cool for 3 days for the properties inside the herbs and oils to synergize.

Now you package a little quantity of the powder and apply it to your crotch itch area after taking a clean shower for treatment. These home remedies for jock itch can be used for a whole year.


More remedies

Here are more home remedies for jock itch that you can apply to your problem area.

Garlic and alcohol remedy: Add 1 cup of crushed garlic to ½ cup of a 70% strong alcohol. Deep a cotton ball inside and apply to the itching skin regularly to reduce the infection.

Vitamin C remedy: Add a little bit of water to vitamin C Ester or Ascorbate C powder and apply to the body regularly for itching relief.

Garlic capsule remedy: Apply garlic capsule oil to the groin 3 times in a day for treatment.

Apply some of these home remedies for jock itch to your situation and get relief of the mind boggling itchy scratch. If your situation is serious do not hesitate to call for medical attention.


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