“Tinea versicolor” is fungal skin disease that develops during the summer months. Actually, it is about the white spots that usually occur in the neck area, and if they aren’t treated accordingly, they can spread throughout the whole body.
Basically, the real causes for this are the low immunity, intensification sweating, sun tanning and stay on wet and warm place, oily skin etc.
You probably ask why this white spots appear on the skin.
On the surface of our skin numerous microbes are collected, where warm skin combined with sweat, dead cells and fat that skin secretes, provides the perfect canvas for weaving of fungi.
Fungi are presented in the form of white circular spots, respectively; depigmentation of the skin can begin with small spots around the neck whereby they can be increased to the entire back during the summer months.
If you want to eliminate the unpleasant patches of skin, you may use the following 5 natural remedies:
Yogurt is full of good ingredients that assist the body to fight dangerous microorganisms including Tinea versicolor.
You may apply to the affected area plain yogurt or probiotic one without sugar, and allow it to dry, following to which you should wash the skin. Repeat the procedure several times during the day.
2. Apple cider
This fascinating product is used throughout household and acts against fungal diseases. Apple cider has natural antifungal characteristics which makes it an excellent fighter against Tinea versicolor.
Mix equal amounts of water and apple cider, and soak cotton fabric or cotton with this liquid. Tap on the affected skin and let it dry. Repeat the procedure frequently.
3. Tea tree oil
The essential oil of tea tree is used in the fight against fungal infections and skin diseases; therefore it is equally effective in the fight against Tinea versicolor.
In a bowl mix one tablespoon olive oil and 5 to 7 drops of essential oil of tea tree. With this mixture soak cotton and apply to affected skin areas and then leave on all the time when you are at home.
One of the most powerful foods is garlic. Garlic is a natural antibiotic and effective against fungi. The only fault using the garlic is the unpleasant smell.
One clove cut in half and rub the skin suffering from Tinea versicolor. You may feel a slight tingling, which is normal. Leave on for about 20 minutes, and then wash.
Turmeric is a wonder that despite the abundant spice taste has amazing anti-inflammatory properties. It is useful for consumption as a spice in foods, but you can use it as a body mask against fungus.
Mix turmeric powder with a few drops of water, and apply the produced substance on affected areas of the skin. Leave on for about 30 minutes, and then wash.