Bulgarian Home Remedies For Skin Infections
- Make a mixture of 4 tbsp. of baking soda, the juice from 2 lemons and 500 ml lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) water. Mix the ingredients well and apply on the face at night.
- Make a face mask from 4 grated carrots and 2 egg yolks. Apply on the skin of the face and leave for 1 hour. Then rinse and dry.
- Add 10 walnut leaves in 1 l of water and boil for 15 minutes. Apply the concoction on the affected areas.
- Thyme ha an anticeptic effect and helps prevent any skin infection. It opens the pores and regulates the activity of sebaceous glands. Baths with thyme have a calming effect on the nervous system and cure airway diseases. Thyme has a disinfecting and deodorizing effect.Compresses with thyme are suitable for oily skin. Put one table spoonful of dry thyme leaves and blossom in 400ml of boiling water and leave for 10-15 minutes.
You can make face cream with thyme. The affected areas are covered with cream in the evening after you clean them. The cream is prepared with 1 tea spoonful of thyme, 1 tea cup of water, and 50 grams of salt–free lard and 10 grams of fresh butter. The thyme is brewed in the water and left covered for 30 minutes, and then it is filtered. The lard and the butter are melted together on water bath and are stirred all the time. Add the decoction of thyme after you heat it again. Keep the mix well closed in a porcelain bowl in a cool place.
Treatment for Pemfigus
Boil 1 kg of oak bark in 6 litres of water until half of the liquid is left. Strain, pour into a container of choice (or bathtub) and add water until the temperature reaches 37 degrees Celsius. Soak the affected area for 15-20 minutes.
Stress Related Skin Conditions
- small nettle (Urtica urens) leaves – 100 g;
- oregano stems – 100 g;
- lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaves – 100 g;
- Johnny Jump-Up (Viola tricolor) stems – 40 g;
- camomile flowers – 20 g;
- cornflower flowers – 20 g;
- thyme stems – 20 g;
- horsetail (Equisetum arvense) stems – 20 g;
- melilot (Melilotus officinalis) stems – 15 g;
- valerian (Valeriana officinalis) root – 10 g.
Boil 2 tablespoons of the herb mixture in 500 ml of water for 5 minutes. Drink 120 ml before a meal 4 times a day.
- agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) stems – 100 g;
- meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) root – 400 g;
- yarrow (Achillea millefolium) stems – 100 g;
- Johnny Jump-Up (Viola tricolor) stems – 100 g;
- barberry (Berberis vulgaris) root – 100 g;
- Carlina acanthifolia root – 100 g;
- felty germander (Teucrium polium) stems – 100 g;
- strawberry leaves – 30 g.
Method: see the recipe above.
Boil a handful of juniper and 2 handfuls of red clover (Trifolium pratense) in 3 litres of water for half an hour. Strain, add water and soak the affected area.
- smoke tree (Rhus cotinus) leaves – 80 g;
- rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) berries – 50 g;
- sage leaves – 50 g;
- horsetail (Equisetum arvense) stems – 60 g;
- oak bark – 50 g.
Boil 2 handfuls of the herb mixture in 3 litres of water for 10 minutes, strain and add to your bath water.