How to treat Frostbite with Chili Pepper and Ginger – Home Winter Remedies

Are you looking for home winter remedies to treat frostbite? You can use hot chili pepper (cayenne pepper) and ginger.

Frostbite (frost bite) is the medical condition that the skin and other tissues are damaged due to extreme cold. In winter, When you expose to very cold temperatures, your skin and underlying tissues may freeze, and result in frostbite. The symptoms of frostbite include redness, swelling, itchy, pain and ulcers.

If your frostbite is in initial stage, not developed into open sores (ulcers), you can use the following home remedies.chili-pepper-ginger

Home Remedy 1 – Hot chili pepper decoction for frostbite

– Chili pepper (hot cayenne pepper) 10g
– Water 1 cup
– Boil and simmer the pepper in water for 5-10 minutes
– Let it cool to lukewarm
– Apply it to the affected area

Home Remedy 2 – Ginger decoction for frostbite

– Fresh ginger (cut into small pieces) 3-4 slices
– Water 1 cup
– Boil and simmer ginger in water for 5-10 minutes
– Let it cool to lukewarm
– Apply it to the affected area

If frostbites are on your feet or hands, you can pour the decoction into a tub, bucket, or sink, add some warm water, test the temperature with your finger to make sure it is not too hot, then place your feet or hands into the warm water for 10-15 minutes. Do this foot bath or hand bath every night before going to bed.

Home Remedy 3 – Chili pepper and vodka for frostbite

– Chili pepper 10g
– Vodka (or other spirits) 60ml
– Soak the pepper in the spirit for 7 days
– Rub the liquid to the affected area
– Twice a day for a week

Home Remedy 4 – Ginger for frostbite

– Cut a fresh ginger in half
– Place cut side face down on the affected area
– Rub and gently massage it for 2-3 minutes
– Twice a day for a week

For more information about winter remedies, go to Natural Remedies Center:

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