Tinea versicolor in the medical world is often referred to as Tinea versicolor, which is a skin disease caused by a fungus. Panau disease is characterized by patches on the skin accompanied by itching when sweating. These patches can be white, brown or red depending on the color of the patient’s skin. Unlike the case with ulcers that look prominent on the skin, tinea versicolor does not stand out and will usually feel itchy, especially if exposed to sweat. This disease usually attacks the skin in areas that produce a lot of sweat, and generally Indonesia as a country with a tropical and hot climate so it is common to find this disease attacking the general public.
Tips that can prevent this type of tinea versicolor disease in general are as follows:
- Keep your body and clothes clean.
- Always wear dry and clean clothes.
- Use toiletries and daily equipment such as towels, clothes, etc. individually (don’t take turns or work together to prevent transmission)
- Read also how to get rid of water fleas.
Usually tinea versicolor is found on the upper chest, arms, neck, abdomen, legs, armpits, groin, face and head. In addition to causing itching on the skin, tinea versicolor also makes the sufferer feel insecure. Well, here are some simple ways that you can try to deal with tinea versicolor:
Garlic is the type of spice that is most often found in the kitchen. Garlic contains antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal agents which are quite effective in treating skin diseases such as tinea versicolor. How to use it is also easy, take 1-2 pieces of garlic, then cut it into 2 parts, rub it on the pieces that have tinea versicolor. Do this 2 times a day until the fungus that causes tinea versicolor peels off.
Lime & sulfur
As you know that lime contains antibacterial and antiseptic compounds that are quite good in eradicating germs and skin fungi. Lime has a fairly high vitamin C content. Sulfur is also one of the most common materials used to treat all kinds of skin diseases, including tinea versicolor. How to use it, take 1 lime and a little sulfur. Puree the sulfur while cutting a few lime wedges. After taking a bath, dip the lime into the mashed sulfur and apply it on the part that has tinea versicolor. Do it regularly every day until the tinea versicolor disappears. Lime can also treat stretch marks.
Take fresh galangal, hopefully it will contain a lot of water. Then cut it into pieces and apply the halves of the galangal on the part that has tinea versicolor. Do it regularly after bathing. In this way, tinea versicolor will gradually disappear.
Provide 10 pieces, washed and finely ground. Give whiting the size of tamarind seeds and knead well. This concoction is rubbed on the affected skin 2 times a day.