What are Household Remedies for Scabies?
Do not treat scabies with home remedies. These can make the condition worse. Garlic is helpful in controlling mites but its use has shown only limited benefits. It has obvious flaws. Apple cider will provide some relief from the itching of scabies however it will not kill them other than by drowning. Salt water, depending on its salinity and mineral content, has marginal benefits and relief as a treatment for scabies. Baking Soda and Borax for scabies when used as an additive for laundering and sprinkling on carpet are effective. How contagious are scabies? Scabies is highly contagious and if left untreated, it can get worse. Anyone of any race or age, regardless of personal hygiene can be affected. A person can contract scabies as simply as being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Many of our customers report contracting scabies from sleeping in motels, movie theater seats, sitting on a coach at a friends home or wearing a friends sweater. This is not just a sexually transmitted di