Why it works: The flowers of marigold are often used as a poultice to reduce swellings, heal sores, as well as to draw out boils and abscesses.
How it works: Steep marigold flowers in hot water, let the liquid cool slightly. Soak a clean cloth or gauze in the liquid and apply it to the affected area. Repeat this 3 to 4 times a day. It has an anti-inflammatory, astringent and anti fungal properties. OR Apply cold cream containing calendula to the affected area.
The self cure remedy of Apply marigold for the care and relief of Boil has a popularity score of 0 on the self-cure system.