How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Rash?

apple cider vinegar for skin rash

Skin rashes could be in the form of redness, itchy skin, blisters, burning skin which could be due to many reasons like allergic reactions to certain product, psoriasis, eczema, insect bites etc. With this, natural remedies come to our rescue, and one and the most important among them is Apple Cider Vinegar. Here are we explain in detail how to use apple cider vinegar for skin rash let us read to know!

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help Skin Rashes?

  • Apple cider vinegar is a traditional ingredient is known for its various healing properties.
  • Apple cider vinegar is made from a fermenting the apple juice and by adding acid forming bacteria.
  • Apple cider vinegar is thus rich in acetic acids and several nutrients such as Vitamin C and Vitamin B etc.
  • The goodness of apple cider vinegar soothes and calms the redness and itchiness.
  • Read on to know more about this wonderful natural ingredients’ role in treatment of skin rashes.(1)

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Rash

Read on to find out the how to use ACV with various natural ingredients to treat skin rashes:

1. Apple Cider Vinegar Clay Pack for Skin Rash


  • clay powder
  • apple cider vinegar

How to apply:

  • For this you would need to mix the powdered clay using wooden spatula, along with ACV slowly to make it have butter like consistency.
  • Spread out this mixture onto to porous cloth which is enough to cover the rash area.
  • Lay this cloth onto the affected area like a bandage, and let it dry completely.
  • Later on take this off and wash off.

How it works:

  • Clay constitutes of potassium, sodium, iron, magnesium calcium etc.
  • That absorbs the toxins from the skin and also clarifies the skin.
  • With ACV’s alkaline properties, this mixture makes a very good remedy to treat skin rashes.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda for Skin Rash


  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of water

How to do:

  • Mix both the ingredients well in a bowl.
  • Add half a cup of water and stir well.
  • This solution needs to be consumed orally.

How it works:

  • Baking soda dries out the rashes and also subsides the inflammation of the rashes.
  • Thus it works very effectively with ACV for curing rashes.

[ Read: How to Use Baking Soda for Rashes ]

3. Apple Cider Vinegar for Skin Rash

You’ll need:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • cotton ball

How to do:

  • Just dab on few drops of ACV on to a cotton ball and apply directly on to the rash area.
  • It will cause a bit of  tingle but will calm the itchiness and redness of the rashes.
  • You can also opt to add ACV to the bath water.

How it works: Apple cider vinegar is versatility has been attributed with yielding many health benefits. It acts as a astringent, anti-fungal and antibacterial solution to treat rashes.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar and Raw Honey for Skin Rash


  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

How to do:

  • Mix both the ingredients well and consume this mixture
  • Alternatively consumption can also be done by diluting these both ingredients in water.

How it works:

  • Honey is known for its healing, antibacterial properties and enriched with antioxidants. Hence its very efficient in skin care.
  • Combination of ACV and raw honey is very effective in eradicating skin allergies and rashes.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar and Essential oils Mix for Skin Rash

You’ll need:

  • half cup of olive oil
  • half cup of coconut oil
  • 1/4th of apple cider vinegar
  • pepper and sea salt

How to do:

  • Take half cup each of olive and coconut oil, mix 1/4th of ACV.
  • Also add a sprinkle of pepper and sea salt.
  • Use this as a salad dressing and restore the remaining mixture in a container, which can be warmed a bit before further future use.

How it works:

  • Essential oils deep penetrate into the skin and fight the rashes and inflammations.
  • Best known is the goodness of olive and coconut oils for its antioxidants.
  • Omega 3 fatty acids in olive oil help sustain the natural skin moisture and cures dryness.

Natural Ingredients and ACV always takes a precedence as its easily available and for its known natural goodness without any side effects, however in certain extreme cases like eczema, psoriasis etc. needs medical intervention.

Tips and Precautions

  • Applying ACV directly onto skin may cause a fiery sensation hence if you are having a sensitive skin, you can dilute it with water.
  • Drink plenty of water if you are prone to skin allergies and rashes. Water flushes away harmful toxins from our body.
  • Include a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables to increase the Vitamin C source to build up on the body immunity levels(2)

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