Top 7 Home Remedies for Armpit Rash


Armpits are most sensitive area to which people pay no attention. When rash appear under armpit area, it is the most difficult situation faced by people. Armpit rash can happen to anyone because of various reasons. The various causes that can lead to armpit rash are poor hygiene, excessive sweating, change in the weather, infection due to fungi and bacteria, soaps or perfume containing toxins. People that are facing this condition experiences itching, pain, foul smell, darkening of the skin and rash underarms. Home remedies can solve armpit rash problem easily.

Here are Some Remedies Mentioned Below for Armpit Rash:



It is consider as one of the good remedy to get rid of itchiness and infection. The anti-fungal and antiseptic effects of tea tree oil fight against infection present under armpit. This oil alleviate painful rash under armpit.

Instructions for Use

  1. Tea tree oil and water: Take 1 tbsp. of tea tree oil and 1 tbsp. of water. Mix this mixture and apply on the affected area with cotton swab. Apply it for 10 mins. Wash it with cool water.
  2. Tea tree oil and olive oil: Prepare a mixture by combining a spoon of olive oil and 5-6 drops of tea tree oil. While applying, make sure that armpit rash appears dry. Apply the oil for 10mins, after that wash the area with cool water.
  3. Tea tree oil and aloe vera gel: Make a mixture by using two drops of tea tree oil and one drop of aloe vera gel. Massage your armpit with this mixture for 10mins. Wash your armpit with cool water. This will help you to clear yeast infection.
  4. Coconut oil and tea tree oil: Prepare a mixture of 4 tbsp. of coconut oil and 6-8 drops of tea tree oil. Apply this oil with a cotton swab on the affected area. Use this before going to bed.



Lemon is consider as best antioxidant. The citrus acid present in lemon eradicate the bacterial infections and speed up recovery.

Instructions for Use

  1. Lemon juice and honey: Prepare a mixture by taking two parts of lemon juice and one part of raw honey. Apply it on the armpit rash for 15-20mins. After that rinse it off with cool water. Do this twice daily until it get heal.
  2. Lemon slice: Rub a slice of lemon under armpit for 5 mins. Rinse it off with cool water. Do this procedure twice or thrice daily.
  3. Lemon juice and water: Squeeze a lemon and combine equal amount of water to it. Dip a cotton swab into this mixture and apply it to the affected area. After 15-20 mins, wash the area with water.



Oatmeal has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. The properties present in it, helps to deal with armpit rash conditions. Oatmeal scrub soothe itchy skin, remove rash, removes bacteria underarmpit and other impurities.

Instructions for Use

  1. Oatmeal and lavender oil: Prepare a mixture by adding one cup of oatmeal, half cup of warm water and few drops of lavender oil. Mix it well and apply it on the affected armpit. Apply this for 20 mins and wash it with warm water.
  2. Oatmeal and essential oil: Pour one cup of oatmeal in a bathtub. Add warm water to it and few drops of essential oil. Soak armpits in this solution for 15-20 mins, make sure your armpits are submerged. Repeat this daily until you get totally heal.



Aloe vera has strong anti fungal and antibacterial properties. These properties soothe itchiness and redness caused by armpit rash.

Instructions for Use

  1. Aloe vera gel: Take aloe vera leaf and scoop out the gel. Apply it to the affected area for 20-30 mins. Rinse it off with cool water. Use this natural remedy three or four times a day.
  2. Aloe vera gel and turmeric: Mix a little turmeric in three tablespoons of aloe vera gel. Apply this solution under armpit for 30 mins. Rinse it off with cool water. Do this twice daily.


Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contain good fats and vitamin E. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. These properties reduces armpit rash.

Instructions for Use

  1. Coconut oil: Apply few drops of coconut oil over affected area to get rid of armpit rash.
  2. Coconut oil and lavender oil: Prepare a mixture by adding 1 tbsp. each of coconut oil and lavender oil. Mix them well and apply on the affected area with cotton swab.



Neem herb is anciently used for any type of infection. This herb is blended with many qualities in it. Due to its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti fungal and anti viral properties it cure armpit rash.

Instructions for Use

  1. Neem leaves: Take few neem leaves and water. Boil this mixture for 20 mins. Strain this preparation and let it cool down. Rinse the affected area with this water.
  2. Neem oil: Mix 5-6 drops of neem oil in a cup of lukewarm water. Apply it on the armpit rash with cotton swab. Use it daily until the rash is gone completely.



Cold compress helps to reduce itching and burning sensations, which are most common symptoms of armpit rash.

Instructions for Use

  1. Wrap few ice cubes in cotton towel, apply it on affected area for 10 mins. This will help you to get rid of armpit rash.
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