"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."  

Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.

Natural Remedies for Boils

Boils are a common type of skin infection, caused by bacteria entering the hair follicles or oil glands, resulting in a painful lump filled with pus, and you will find our natural remedies for boils are simple, and easy to find.

Boils can be uncomfortable and even downright painful.

While many people turn to antibiotics or topical creams to try and clear up their boils, these options may not always be effective and often come with unwanted side effects.

Fortunately, there are soft gentle and effective natural remedies for boils that can eliminate the infection and alleviate associated symptoms.

This page will explore some of the most effective natural remedies for boils that offer relief without harming the body.

Horrible Ugly Boils

Should I pop a Boil you ask?

It is generally recommended to avoid popping a boil yourself.

Boils are usually caused by bacterial infections, and popping them may risk spreading the infection, or causing more infection. 

Its best to consult with a healthcare practitioner for proper evaluation and treatment.

If you are suffering from boils, try to give your immune system the best chance of fighting the infection.

And we have identified some of the foods that are rich in foodstuffs  to give you a good chance of fighting the infection.


Zinc in particular, has been found to boost the immune system, and will help you in your search for natural remedies for boils.

The normal daily intake should be about 12 -15 mg the amount  which is contained in 200g mince meat.

Check out below for items to put on your menu for increasing your zinc intake on a day to day basis.



Oysters, have the highest zinc content of any food, and other shellfish, such as crab, lobster and mussels.



Garlic is a natural remedy  that has been used for a long time to treat boils and also a load of other day- to-day things that attack our bodies.

Garlic has anti-bacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a potent natural remedy for eliminating the infection and reducing inflammation associated with boils.

Overall, garlic is an effective natural remedy for boils, and has been so, for years and years.



Legumes such as beans, chickpeas and lentils together with seeds such as pumpkin, sesame and hemp seeds, are useful in upping the quantities of zinc in your diet, which will chase the boils away

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need to up the zinc in your menu, Oats for breakfast will help

Nuts such as cashews, almonds and peanuts, and whole grain such as oats, quinoa and brown rice should be introduced into your diet to up your zinc intake!! 

Vitamin E is known to have anti-inflammatory properties, which means it can help reduce swelling and redness associated with boils. And nuts have a good source of Vitamin e.


Cheese, yoghurt and milk,  as well as beans, and breakfast cereals all good for zinc intake.

  • Cheese, yoghurt and milk are good sources of Vitamin D, which are essential nutrients for maintaining healthy bones and overall health.
  • Vitam D is also important for boosting the immune system and helping it fight off infections like boils.
  • But, they should be consumed as part of a healthy and balanced diet and not to treat only  boils.

Using natural remedies can really help, however it is always a good idea to consult a medical professional for personalized advice for your situation.

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